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Leaf Watch 2014 ~ The Leaf Peepers’ Guide to Fall Foliage

Several state parks in Georgia are nearing the peak of autumn’s most colorful fall foliage.  The phone app, Leaf Watch 2014, can tell you where to find the best color and how to get there. Leaf Watch 2014 is a free, simple to navigate website and smartphone app that has the best information on where you’ll find the more »

DNR Law Enforcement Reports Return!

No, Batman & Robin, Superman and other assorted superheroes have not eradicated crime and illegal stupidity in and around Lake Allatoona.  The weekly Law Enforcement Reports website has been getting tuned up … and it’s back! Our friends at the DNR Law Enforcement Division posted this note for you: Thank you for your patience over more »

Special Disabled Hunters Archery-Only Deer Hunt

On Monday and Tuesday, December 8th and 9th, 2014, a limited number of disabled hunters who are permanently confined to a wheelchair will be allowed to an archery-only deer hunt at McKinney Campground, courtesy of the US Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Allatoona. Hunting blinds will be provided throughout McKinney Campground, but are by reservation more »

Commemorative Civil War Burning of Marietta ~ 11-8-14

It’s going to be a hot time in the old town of Marietta on Saturday, November 8, 2014, when they commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, including the Burning of Marietta, with a real-life experience of General Sherman’s devastating burning of the Historic Square and the City’s triumphant rebirth. Please Note:  Sorry, these historians more »

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (10-23-14)

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service. Contact Robert by e-mail at eidson6260@gmail.com or call 770-827-6282 to catch stripers and hybrids! Line-sides: Decent to Decent! The fishing has slowed down a little this week, but should rebound quickly as soon as our overnight temperatures stabilize. The fish more »

Robert Eidson’s Striper & Hybrid Bass Fishing Report for Lake Allatoona (10-16-14)

Robert Eidson’s Striper & Hybrid Bass Fishing Report for Lake Allatoona is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service. Contact Robert by e-mail at eidson6260@gmail.com or call 770-827-6282 to catch stripers and hybrids! Line-sides: Decent to Good!!! The fish are starting to move up on the flats and points. Our better bite has been north more »

New Presentations by the Cherokee County Historical Society

Our friends at the Cherokee County Historical Society have a couple of special presentations for us in October.  We hope you’ll be able to enjoy them both. Everyday Life: Demonstrations of 19th Century Tools and Skills for Everyday Living Canton Tourism, Inc., Around About Media, and the Joe E. Johnston Foundation have joined hands to bring more »

Marietta’s 38th Annual Harvest Square Arts & Crafts Festival

Marietta’s 38th Annual Harvest Square Arts and Crafts Festival will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014, from 9 AM until 5 PM.  There’s something in store for everyone.  Truly. The Harvest Square Festival is for normal folks.  Or at least it’s for folks who enjoy meandering around Marietta’s spectacular square examining paintings, pottery, woodworking, jewelry and more »

Deer Season Opens 10-18-14. Hunt Safely & Turn in Poachers

Deer season for those who hunt with firearms opens in Georgia on October 18, 2014.  The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division (LED)reminds hunters to always put safety first, use courtesy and to respect the property where you hunt. LED officials urge you to obey hunting laws because many more eyes may be watching more »