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COVID Cases Rising Across Region: Lanier County Sees 137 New Cases in 14 Days

August 18, 2021

LAKELAND, Georgia – New COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are on the rise with many counties seeing daily case increases comparable to, and for some even higher than, those seen during the first COVID-19 wave in 2020. The Georgia Department of Public Health reports that, from August 7-August 13, Lanier County reported 79 new COVID-19 laboratory…

New COVID-19 Mandates from Lanier County Schools

August 7, 2021

Due to the increase in COVID numbers, LCSS will implement the following mitigation strategies effective Monday, August 9, 2021. -No visitors -Masks are required for all staff/students -Initiate frequent cleaning between groups of students -Screen temps upon building entry -Screen student temps twice daily -Grab & Go breakfast -Implement lunchroom seating charts for MS/HS -Implement…

EPA, Army announce WOTUS virtual public meetings

August 6, 2021

GEORGIA – On July 30, the EPA and the Department of the Army announced a schedule for initial public meetings to hear from interested stakeholders their perspectives on defining “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) and how to implement that definition as the agencies pursue this process. The public meetings will be held as web…

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Check Out the Latest Trout Stocking Report!

August 1, 2021

GEORGIA – The Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division (Fisheries Management Section) and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service stock streams with trout for anglers to enjoy. The number of trout stocked and the stocking frequency depend on a stream’s fishing pressure, accessibility, and water conditions. View our weekly stocking report to see the most current stocking…

Latest Georgia Hunting Information

July 29, 2021

GEORGIA – Where can you find the latest Georgia hunting information? You can find it online, on the app, and in print because the 2021-2022 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is now available, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.   This guide provides important information on season dates, bag limits,…

Challenge Your Angling Skills With the Georgia Bass Slam

July 20, 2021

GEORGIA – Catch five different black bass species and you have a Georgia Bass Slam! This program recognizes anglers with the knowledge and skill to catch different species of bass in a variety of habitats across the state, while also stimulating interest in the conservation and management of black bass and their habitats, according to…

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