Thu., May 16, 2013 7:12am
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered the Department of Natural Resources to return Bibles that were removed from cabins and lodges at state parks. In a statement Wednesday, Deal said the state isn't violating any laws by having the Bibles in the cabins and lodge rooms.
Wed., May 15, 2013 12:00pm
A Georgia Department of Natural Resources spokesman said that after a resident expressed concerns, management directed state parks’ staff to remove Bibles from cabins and lodge rooms until managers can fully investigate the issue and make an informed decision.
Mon., May 13, 2013 12:00pm
Runners and mountain bikers in Dalton will soon have a new trail in the heart of the northwest Georgia city. Dalton Parks and Recreation Department Director Steve Card says an opening ceremony for the new hiking and biking trail on Mount Rachel could be held in the next month or so.
Mon., May 13, 2013 5:00am
State officials and Governor Nathan Deal are scheduled to tour Georgia to educate boaters about new laws scheduled to take effect May 15.
Wed., April 10, 2013 9:00am
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is considering shortening doe hunting season to stabilize the state's deer population. In a story April 8, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the department is considering shortening deer hunting season in general.
Mon., April 8, 2013 6:44pm
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is considering shortening deer hunting season to respond to a decline in the state's deer population.
Mon., April 1, 2013 6:28am
You’re more likely to see a bald eagle soaring above Georgia these days. The state Department of Natural Resources reports the population is also soaring, even in some unusual places.
Sun., March 24, 2013 2:04pm
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is stocking north Georgia streams with fish to prepare for opening day of trout season this week.
Fri., March 8, 2013 11:02am
The Department of Natural Resources has posted new online guides to Georgia's waterways that include weather forecasts and information on what fish species can be found in each of the state's waterways. The guide also includes technique tips and a boat ramp locator.
Mon., January 7, 2013 1:00pm
Georgia wildlife officials are seeking public comment on the state's hunting rules. The Department of Natural Resources will hold a meeting Tuesday at the Lanier Technical College Forsyth Conference Center in Cumming. It's one of eight sessions being held across Georgia.