Mon., August 13, 2012 2:55pm
A recent survey shows feral hogs damage crops, landscapes, and fencing. The pigs have been here since the 1500's. Hunting and trapping are the most common ways to control them.
Mon., August 13, 2012 5:30am
A pair of nesting eagles in South Georgia are getting a new home. Help is coming from several groups. Wildlife experts keeping their fingers crossed that eagles will move in.
Fri., August 10, 2012 2:39pm
Thunderstorms are popping up around the state. Some places saw as much as 11 inches this week. Could be a signal the drought is abating.
Tue., August 7, 2012 3:23pm
The City of Macon is tearing down more blighted homes. The goal is 100 homes a year. Officials hope people will return and rebuild in blighted neighborhoods.
Mon., August 6, 2012 3:45pm
Drought is leaving trees vulnerable to insects and disease. Dead trees are not used for lumber and paper industries. Georgia timber valued at more than a half-billion dollars a year.
Wed., August 1, 2012 12:46am
Voters in Macon and Bibb County voted to approve consolidation. Merger efforts date back nearly 100 years. Consolidation takes place in January of 2014.
Tue., July 31, 2012 3:40pm
Drought and record commodity prices are straining water resources. State officials say no new permits will be issued in 24 southwest Georgia counties. EPD expects legislature to take up drought protection when they convene in January.
Mon., July 30, 2012 6:00am
Residents of Macon and Bibb County are voting whether to consolidate their governments. Effort dates back 90 years. If approved merger would take place in January of 2014.
Fri., July 27, 2012 2:03pm
Water is being taken from wells and piped in Spring Creek. Wildlife officials hope their efforts will help preserve endangered mussels. Creek in Miller County is home to 14 species.
Wed., July 25, 2012 2:55pm
A new report finds things are improving for Georgia's children. Death rates for kids are down and insurance coverage rates are up. Despite the improvements more kids are living in poverty.