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Snakes in Georgia Imperiled by Fungal Disease

If snakes in Georgia could talk (Pleasant dreams!), they would say, “There’s a fungus among us.”  Snake Fungal Disease — which some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions — has been documented in one wild snake in Georgia. An emaciated mud snake from Bulloch County tested positive last month for more »

Judge Upholds Weapons Ban at Lake Allatoona

On August 18, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Harold Murphy denied a request filed in federal court on June 12, 2014, by and one of its members, Paulding County resident David James, to overturn a weapons ban at Lake Allatoona. Mr. James sought permission to carry a concealed weapon on Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) property more »

First Bite Guide Service Fishing Report for Lake Allatoona (8-21-14)

Robert Eidson’s Fishing Report forLake Allatoona Striper & Hybrid Bass is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service. When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: Line Sides Fair!! The bite really slowed down last week, but it is on the rebound. The fish are starting more »

Acworth Cultural Arts EXPO 8-23-14

You are invited to attend the Acworth Cultural Arts EXPO. It’s a FREE one-day, mini-Festival at the Roberts School Community Center at 4681 School St. Acworth, GA. on Saturday, August 23rd starting at 11:00 a.m. The Acworth Cultural Arts EXPO will showcase the Arts and Cultural Opportunities scheduled for the fall.  Hands-on demonstrations, information tables, games and food will be available more »

First Bite Guide Service Lake Allatoona Fishing Report

Robert Eidson’s Fishing Report for Lake Allatoona Striper & Hybrid Bass is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service. When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: Line-sides remain Good at First Bite Guide Service!! Fishing has slowed down some compared to the last few weeks, more »

Win a Free Georgia Lifetime Hunting & Fishing License

Georgians have the chance to win a lifetime hunting and fishing license in the next edition of the Lifetime License Contest sponsored by the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation. Participants can fill out an entry form by visiting the Wildlife Resources Division Facebook page. Click Here for the Wildlife Resources Facebook Page “This has become a more »

Mineral Symposium at Tellus Science Museum

You probably haven’t been to a mineral symposium in so long you don’t even remember how much fun you had.  Have I got good news for you! Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville has a mineral symposium scheduled for Saturday, August 16th that’s even better than all the others you’ve seen — combined! 10 AM Mineral more »

“Cherokee Voices from the Civil War” on Display in Canton

From now until the end of 2014, the Cherokee County History Museum host the temporary exhibit “Cherokee Voices from the Civil War.” The story of Cherokee County during the Civil War is told using quotes and first-hand accounts gleaned from original letters, court documents and publications.  The exhibit focuses on life at home, on the more »

Bicyclist Attacked on Iron Hill Trail in Red Top Mtn State Park

The world has gone nuts and Mayberry is a distant memory.  There has even been a brazen, daylight attack on a woman riding the Iron Hill Trail at Lake Allatoona’s Red Top Mountain State Park. There is a fine line between reporting the news and trying to make people afraid of life.  When a lunatic tries to more »