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Georgia Travel Guide for 2014

2014 Georgia Travel Guide

Tourism, Hospitality & Arts Day at the state Capitol went quite well, as Georgia’s Governor s economic prosperity. Representatives from the tourism, hospitality and arts industry presented Deal with a check representing the $1.361 billion in state tax revenue generated from tourism-related expenditures in 2012. In response, Governor Deal said, “Tourism is a powerful jobs and […]

No DOT Road Work over Thanksgiving Weekend

Over the river and
thru the insane traffic
to Grampa's house
we go.

Over the river and thru the insane traffic to Grampa’s house we go. Our pals at the Department of Transportation (DOT) are not a bunch of turkeys!  They’re good eggs!  And they’re sticking their necks out for motorists this Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. To help local folks and outsiders passing through the Great State of Georgia arrive […]

Government Reopens Federal Parks & Services

The floodgates of fun are open at Lake Allatoona!

There’s good news out of Washington … for a change.The morons we elected to run the United States government waited until the last possible moment to fund America — temporarily — and allow federal agencies and services to reopen, including national parks. We’ll spare you all the details of the brinksmanship, in the fear it […]

Time for “Leaf Peeping”

Fantastic fall foliage is all around Lake Allatoona.  Leaf Watch 2014 will show you where the leaves are peaking.  ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

Autumn is certainly the most colorful season of the year all around Lake Allatoona.  I think it’s nature’s way of taking our minds off the fact that winter is approaching. Here’s your big chance to let you-know-how while away his hours watching football so you can go for a drive with your friends conferrin’ with […]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (10-3-13)

First Bite Guide Service

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line-side fishing is fair. The fish are still scattered up and down in the water column out over the river channel.  They […]

Fee Begins for Late Boat Registration

Boat registrations are due!

Now that you’ve christened Old Betsy, be sure you’re registration is up-to-date before you hit the high seas … or Lake Allatoona. Have you been holding off on registering your boat?  Don’t dawdle.  Georgia boat owners with expired registrations are encouraged to renew their boat decals before October 24, 2013. After that, a new state […]

Marietta’s Art in the Park

World's Best Sidewalk Chalk Artist ~~ Photograph by Grampa Sutherland

More than 175 artists will strut their stuff at Art in the Park in Marietta. The 27th annual Art in the Park festival takes place over the Labor Day Weekend — Saturday, August 31st thru Monday, September 2, 2013 — in Glover Park. Painters, photographers, potters, sculptors, jewelers, artisans and assorted crafty folks will display […]

Lake Allatoona Campground Closing Dates

Several Lake Allatoona Campgrounds Closing for the 2013 Season

Camping at Lake Allatoona is always relaxing and fun, but it’s even nicer when the sun comes out.  After a dreary summer, there’s still a bit of time to go camping before Labor Day at some of Georgia’s most beautiful campsites. If you can’t make it right away, don’t worry.  McKinney Campground is open all […]

DOT Limits Road Work for Labor Day

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Our friends at GA’s Department of Transportation (DOT) really mean it when they smile and say, “Hi! We’re from the government and we’re here to help you!” All scheduled and ongoing construction and maintenance lane closures in Georgia will be suspended for the long Labor Day weekend. Bayne Smith, DOT district engineer serving Northeast Georgia […]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (8-22-13)

First Bite Guide Service

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line-side fishing has been slow for the past few days.  The high winds and rain we had earlier in the week made […]