Thu., August 23, 2012 12:12pm
West Nile Kills Three In South Georgia
Deaths from West Nile occurred in south Georgia. Area has seen 12 confirmed cases. More rain could actually help.
Tue., August 21, 2012 10:46am
Military Cuts Could Grow
Congressional leaders say sequestration could result in massive job losses in Georgia. Sen. Saxby Chambliss favors Gang of Six proposal instead. January deadline looming.
Mon., August 20, 2012 11:30am
Record Peanut Crop Anticipated
This year's peanut crop could break records. Last year there was a shortage of peanuts. Prices are going down.
Fri., August 17, 2012 11:24am
Counties Pledge Money To Protect Base
Millions will be used to buy up homes and land near Robins Air Force Base. The land will create a larger crash and noise buffer for Robins. Encroachment puts base at risk if the Department of Defense looks at closing bases.
Tue., August 14, 2012 11:00am
New Market Could Help Small Farmers
The Southwest Georgia Project wants to open markets for small farmers. Produce would be sold to area school districts and local consumers. State-owned land would be used for the project.
Mon., August 13, 2012 10:55am
Feral Hogs Cause Millions In Damage
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 1:30am
People Build Bald Eagles A New Home
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 10:39am
Rains A Good Sign
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 11:23am
Macon Homes Demolished
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 11:45am
Drought Stresses Pine Trees
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.
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