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The Civil War’s 150th Anniversary

The Civil War’s 150th Anniversary will be commemorated — as compared to celebrated — in Kennesaw, Georgia, Thursday, June 26th through Sunday, June 29th. The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain will be remembered with guided hikes, book signings, concerts, artillery demonstrations and the reading of names of people who died in that battle. The tragic years from 1861 more »

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Lake Allatoona Drowning Victim ID’d

We regret to inform you of the death of a gentleman from the nation of India who was the second Lake Allatoona drowning victim in two weeks. According to Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Law Enforcement Division Public Affairs Officer Mark McKinnon, mister Varun Krishnamurthy, who turned 27-years-old on May 11th, was swimming with more »

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Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (6-12-04)

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Striper & Hybrid Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Lineside: Great!!  And the topwater bite is off the charts. There are monster schools of hybrids and white bass busting topwater all more »

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Georgia’s Boating Laws Change July 1, 2014

Tough new boating laws take effect in Georgia on Tuesday, July 1st 2014 For example:  All motorized vessel operators born on or after January 1, 1998, must complete a boater education course to legally operate a boat on state waters in Georgia. “In an effort to provide a mechanism for ensuring that Georgia boaters are more »

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Rockfest! at Tellus Science Museum

Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville is calling all rock hounds, jewelry collectors, families and everyone fascinated by geology and/or rocks! RockFest returns to Tellus for two entire delightful days that will (probably) make everybody in the family have fun. No, it’s not just “sitting around looking at rocks,” princess.  There are lots of cool things to do: Hourly more »

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Marietta Museum of History’s Civil War Displays

Our nation is remembering the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.  Organizations, small groups of individuals and museums all over the country are bringing our remembrance to those tragic days in our history. The Marietta Museum of History, for example, is presenting new exhibits and hosting events from now through Saturday, July 12th.  The museum will be open more »

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Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (6-5-14)

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Striper & Hybrid Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line-sides:  Awesome!! The topwater bite has started and is some of the best I have seen in years.  All week long we more »

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National Trails Day Celebration at Red Top Mountain

The American Hiking Society (AHS) would like you to take a hike on Saturday, June 6, 2014, and they’d like you to take everybody you know along with you. That’s because the first Saturday in June is designated as National Trails Day, when the AHS hopes you’ll discover new ways to enjoy the outdoors. Taking part more »

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More Dang Troubles at Lake Allatoona Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) office at Lake Allatoona has had its share of troubles recently. A fire broke out in the powerhouse at Lake Allatoona Dam on Monday, May 19, 2014. Thankfully, no one was injured and the dam can still release water using the spillways, not through the generators, as usual. more »

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