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Recalling Ashley Badillo, Well Known Citizen About Town  

  2012 LCHS Graduate’s Life Cut Short By Carol A. Gasser Moore   LAKELAND, Georgia – Anyone who knew Ashley Badillo can vouch to his honesty.  He tended towards a slightly reserved nature, until he got to know you.  Badillo could be cautious, honorable and strong-willed.  Ashley’s qualities were evident just as much in his…

LANIER COUNTY’s COVID-19 CONFIRMED CASES FOLLOW GEORGIA’S STATE-WIDE TRENDS

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LANIER COUNTY, Georgia – This week in Georgia brought the largest single-day rise in deaths since 78 were reported May 21.  In Lanier County, the Georgia of Department of Public Health (DPH) has not added the two known Lanier County citizens deaths last week into its count, but they were…

Desperate Shootout on Unity Church Road Hospitalizes Home Invader

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LANIER COUNTY, Georgia – Wednesday, July 22nd was a typical hot Lanier County summer day, until a lone gunman, traveling north through Lanier County, decided to enter two homes near Unity Church Rd. just after 12:00 p.m., noon.  An unknown armed white male, who some have described as ‘crazed’, entered…

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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…

DNR Wildlife Resources Division responds to the pandemic: how response affects outdoors recreation

GEORGIA – Coronavirus details are changing frequently. Visit georgiawildlife.com and the Georgia Wildlife blog for the latest on how the DNR Wildlife Resources Division is responding to the pandemic and how that response affects outdoors recreation in Georgia, including hunting, fishing, boating, wildlife viewing and hiking. While the agency is operational statewide, services provided online or by phone will be…

Good News for Fishermen: March 27 Fishing Report

FISHING, GEORGIA WILDLIFE Georgia Fishing Report: March 27, 2020 5 year-old Chandler Cochran with his 42 lb, 8 oz blue catfish caught on the Coosa River – Great Job! Date: March 27, 2020Author: Georgia DNR, Wildlife Resources Division0 Comments Wash your hands…Wash your hands? C’mon Anglers – I mean, we GOT this part, right? You know after a day…

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