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

September 14, 2020

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…

LCS 6th and 9th Grade Traditional Open Houses Unexpectantly

August 19, 2020

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…

Ray City Holds First Public Millage Rate Increase Meeting without much clarity:  Ray City Limits include parts of Lanier County

August 13, 2020

By Carol A. Gasser Moore RAY CITY, Georgia – This week, the City of Ray City held the first of its required public meetings to gain citizen input about Mayor Exum on the mayor’s proposed millage rate increase for citizens within Ray City limits.  Ray City limits include residents, who live in both Berrien County…

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Check Out the Latest Trout Stocking Report!

September 14, 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! Note: If…

NRDA Trustee Annual Public Meeting July 16 On-line

June 24, 2020

Register to Join the Trustees for their Annual Public Meeting via Webinar on July 16 about the Gulf Water Restoration  Their website is maintained by NOAA on behalf of the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees The Trustee Council will hold the fifth annual public meeting via webinar this year due to current nationwide health concerns. The…

ONE-Mile Upstream Paddle Invitation: Naylor Boat Ramp Out and Back, Alapaha River 2020-06-13

June 2, 2020

By WWALS, Watershed Alliance LANIER/LOWNDES COUNTY, GEORGIA – Join WWALS for a one-mile paddle upstream and back from the newest boat ramp on the Alapaha River. There’s plenty of room to stay six feet apart on the ground and ten feet apart on the water. When: Gather 9:30 AM, launch 10 AM, Saturday, June 13, 2020…

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