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Free 3rd Thursday Concert set for July 15th

July 7, 2021

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LAKELAND, Georgia – The Page Brothers are a four-piece band blending elements of Rock n’ Roll, country, blues, and soul.  The Lakeland-Lanier County Chamber of Commerce plans to feature the band on Thursday, July 15th at 7:00 p.m. for their second free 3rd Thursday Concert.  The event is scheduled for…

Has Spring 2021 Sprung?

March 22, 2021

Spring Starts: Saturday, Mar 20 5:37 am EDT Spring Ends: Sunday, Jun 20 11:32 pm EDT Region: Georgia/United States Astronomical Spring Dates The first day of spring (March equinox or vernal equinox) is when the sun shines directly on the celestial equator passing from south to north and the length of day and night are…

OPINION: RURAL REVIVAL IN THE MAKING – WILL YOU BE A PART?

March 1, 2021

TIFTON, Georgia – Will the events of the past year, including the pandemic, prove to be the spark that ignites a rural revival? Challenge and adversity lead to change. Necessity is often said to be the mother of invention. We have certainly experienced adversity and challenge over the past year, both of which have forced…

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Georgia State Parks 2021 Golf Cup Begins February 20 at Meadow Links

February 8, 2021

Calendar of Events: Meadow Links Golf Course George T. Bagby State Park, Fort Gaines, 2/20/2021 Wallace Adams Golf Course Little Ocmulgee State Park, Helena, 2/20/2021 Lake Blackshear Golf Course Georgia Veterans State Park, Cordele, 2/27/2021 Brazells Creek Golf Course Jack Hill State Park, Reidsville, 3/6/2021 The Lakes Golf Course Laura S. Walker State Park, Waycross, 3/13/2021 The Creek…

Recreational Bluefish Fishery Closed in March and April

February 8, 2021

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it will close the recreational Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) fishery in March and April of 2021. The fishery was also closed during that same time period in 2020 as state fishery managers seek to find a suitable solution to meet an interstate fishery-management agency mandate to reduce…

Check Out the Latest Trout Stocking Report!

December 15, 2020

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 list! Weekly Trout…

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