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Bottlenose Dolphins Along the East Coast Proposed to be a Different Species

May 19, 2022

GEORGIA – Scientists propose that the coastal form of common bottlenose dolphins found along the U.S. East Coast is a different species, distinct from the offshore form of common bottlenose dolphins. Ana Costa, Ph.D. measuring a dolphin skeleton, used to describe and name the species, Tursiops erebennus. The specimen is housed at the Academy of Natural Sciences…

GBI Makes Arrest in Baxley Death Investigation

May 17, 2022

BAXLEY, Georgia – Ronnie “RJ” May, age 29, of Sandersville, GA, is arrested and charged with Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Tampering with Evidence. The arrest is related to the shooting death of Lennal Dasher, age 29, of Baxley, GA. The Baxley Police Department requested…

USG Leaders Learn More About VSU’s Commitment to Excellence, Success 

May 5, 2022

VALDOSTA, Georgia — University System of Georgia Chancellor Sonny Perdue, Board of Regents Chairman Harold Reynolds, and Regent Tim Evans stopped by Valdosta State University Monday to learn more about Blazer Nation’s unique strengths, opportunities, and needs.   “I am truly grateful for their visit and this opportunity to share a small sampling of the…

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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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