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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 »

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (10-9-14)

This Lake Allatoona Fishing Report by Robert Eidson is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service.  Contact Robert by e-mail at or call 770-827-6282 to catch stripers and hybrids! Line-sides:  Decent!! The long summer heat took its toll on the line-sides. Fish are scattered from one end of the lake to the other more »

The 10th Taste of Acworth ~ 10-11-14

Visit Acworth’s Historic District on Main Street on Saturday, October 11, 2014, for the 10th Annual Taste of Acworth. More than 20,000 visitors nibbled their way through the collection of delicacies last year and a healthy crowd is expected this year too.  Don’t worry.  There will be room for you too. The  Acworth Business Association and the City of Acworth more »

Heavy Metal in Motion at Tellus Science Museum

The best toys for men, women, boys and girls are too expensive to buy.  Good thing they’ll be on display at Tellus Science Museum’s Heavy Metal in Motion extravaganza! You’ve heard the saying, “The only difference between men and boys is the price of their toys.”  That’s just so wrong!  First of all, kids toys more »

Robert Eidson’s First Bite Guide Service Lake Allatoona Fishing Report

This Lake Allatoona Striper & Hybrid Bass Fishing Report by Robert Eidson is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service. Contact Robert by e-mail at or call 770-827-6282 to catch stripers and hybrids! Line-side fishing is: Decent !! The bite has slowed down a lot since last month but it is still better more »

Busy Weekend for Activities in Parks Around Lake Allatoona

Looks like we’ll have a bit of rain on Friday, October 3, 2014, but the weekend promises great weather with a bit of a chill in the air in parks around Lake Allatoona. Here’s some of what’s happening! Skills of the Past Saturday, Oct 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site more »

Hellbender Mating Behavior Video

Thanks for your scientific interest in Hellbender Mating Behavior.  This post is about super-secretive, slimy creatures that are camouflaged, live under rocks and only come out at night. No, we’re not talking about the creepy guys dating your neighbor’s daughter or even your creepy relatives.  We’re talking about Eastern hellbenders. Hellbenders don’t ride motorcycles or have pierced eyeballs.  more »

Jet Dumped Fuel Over Lake Allatoona Before Emergency Landing

In preparation for an emergency return landing at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, a Delta airliner dumped fuel over Lake Allatoona — hundreds or thousands of pounds, depending on the source — for almost 40-minutes. According to several TV stations in Atlanta, the Delta jet bound for Tokyo, Japan, had one of its four engines fail shortly after more »