Georgia lawmakers are limiting the number of commercial crabbing licenses state Department of Natural Resources officials distribute. Under the bill, the DNR will cut the number of licenses from 138 to 100 starting in May of next year. Brunswick State Representative Alex Atwood sponsored the legislation to help a struggling blue crab population.
Voters in three Southeast Georgia counties have until Friday to cast their votes during the "early voting" period for a special election. County election officials, however, say the problem is that few people have voted and it's costing them money to staff the "early voting" booth.