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.
Fri., July 1, 2011 12:18pm
A new state park opened Friday. Chattahoochee Bend south of Atlanta is the first new one for Georgia in 20 years. The state has made nearly 3,000 acres of forest land along a bend of the Chattahoochee River open to the public.
Tue., September 7, 2010 2:50pm
An annual pass costs $50, which costs $25 for seniors age 62 and up.
Sat., August 14, 2010 12:12pm
Georgia has found a marketer to help sell advertising at its state parks to help keep them open. The marketing company the state hired in July is working on commission. It’s in the process of identifying what the parks could offer companies in exchange for sponsorship and what companies would be a good match for the park’s mission and programs.
Mon., June 28, 2010 12:29pm
As Georgia’s state parks enter a new fiscal year with a slimmer budget, the system is getting creative in cutting-back. To that end, there’s a new partnership it’s calling a “first in recent memory”.
Mon., March 15, 2010 4:45pm
The Department of Natural Resources is looking for corporate sponsors to ke