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  Case Tests the Application of Stand Your Ground when Lethal Force is Used by Black People Statesboro, Georgia- Virtual Press Conference at 2 pm with the newly formed legal team for William Marcus Wilson.  Mr. Wilson is a 21 years old Black student from Sharpsburg, Georgia, who was in Statesboro visiting with his white girlfriend.  A truckload…

Rep. Stovall to Participate in Virtual Screening of “No Small Matter,” Conversation on Early Childhood Development Tomorrow

GEORGIA – State Representative Valencia Stovall (D-Forest Park) will participate in the virtual screening of “No Small Matter,” as well as a panel discussion on early childhood development TOMORROW, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. To RSVP for the virtual film screening and panel discussion, please click here.  Participants will be able to watch…

Last chance to register for free online courses from UGA!

Learn new professional and personal skills online The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education is offering ten free online courses! These courses cover a variety of professional development and personal enrichment skills that will give you the edge you need in today’s rapidly changing job market. Learn a variety of in-demand skills such as…

Area Sports

National Boating and Fishing Week: June 6–14, 2020

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LANIER COUNTY, GEORGIA – Need a motive to go boating and fishing in Lanier County, Georgia? Particularly during this time of national health stress, boating and fishing offer a great way to connect with family and friends.  It’s a great type of stress relief!  Fishing in particular offers a boundless…

Fish Were Biting at Banks Lake on Sunday, May 3rd!

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LAKELAND, GEORGIA – The Southern Bass Busters fishing tournament was held on Saturday at Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge.  The first were definitely biting! Get the details on the fishing tournament in Thursday’s, May 7th e-edition of the Lanier County News!

Coronavirus: Lions nap on road during South African lockdown

The LCN Editor thought this international news report from the BBC was worth posting locally for its human interest and connection to wildlife!  While not exactly a “sport” I’m including it an area where outdoor sports and, therefore, outdoor lovers abound! BBC |  Sooner or later animals were going to notice that the humans had disappeared…

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