Check Out the Latest Trout Stocking Report!

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! Note: If…

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Lowndes County detour notice for railroad maintenance

  VALDOSTA, Georgia – The railroad crossing on State Route (SR) 7/Inner Perimeter Road just south of US 84 will close for maintenance Monday, Sept. 14, and will require a detour.The railroad anticipates the crossing will be complete Sept. 17, but repairs may require an additional day. Inner Perimeter Road will close only at the tracks so…

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Lowndes Co: I-75 maintenance will disrupt traffic

LOWNDES COUNTY, Georgia – Interstate 75 maintenance at two Lowndes County locations will disrupt traffic with lane closures and a brief detour next week. Beginning the night of Monday, Sept. 14, motorists should expect lane closures on I-75 South in the area of Exit 5/State Route (SR) 376/Lakes Boulevard. Lane closure set up will begin…

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New Theme Announced For Home School Curriculum at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center: Registration Ends Sept. 15

GEORGIA – Attention Homeschool Students: The Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield, Ga. is offering home school programming this year.  But hurry to register, the deadline to sign up is Sept. 15! This year, the theme is “Wildlife in Entertainment,” with each month focusing on a topic relating to wildlife found in the media, and examining the…

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LCS 6th and 9th Grade Traditional Open Houses Unexpectantly

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LAKELAND, Georgia – The Lanier County Schools (LCS) “All Call” Phone Notification System unexpectedly called all students and thier parents that the planned Traditional Open House planned for Thursday, August 20th has been cancelled.  The call came on Tuesday evening, August 18th. No other information was provided by Superintendent Anita…

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Ray City Annexation Being Researched

  By Carol A. Gasser Moore LANIER COUNTY, Georgia – The Ray City Council approximately during their 2017 meeting year, made a decision to annex a small portion of Lanier County and bring the area into the Ray City limits.  The Lanier County News (LCN) received a news release from Governor Kemp’s office which indicated…

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A THIRD MAN CHARGED WITH A SECOND LANIER COUNTY ARSON

Georgia – On July 20, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King’s Fire Investigations Unit arrested Ronnie Brewington, 33, of Hortense, with Arson in the 1st Degree. The charges stem from his involvement in a May 24 structure fire at 37 Lloyd Curry Road in Lakeland. He is now in Lanier County Sheriff’s Office custody.…

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