Wed., May 29, 2013 3:18pm
The Department of Natural Resources said its officers arrested more people for boating under the influence on Georgia’s waterways this Memorial Day weekend than in 2012. According to Captain Mike England, head of DNR’s law enforcement division, there were 27 BUI arrests over the holiday weekend in 2012 and 42 arrests in 2013.
Fri., May 17, 2013 5:00pm
A new 2.5 mile whitewater rafting course will officially open to the public next Saturday in Columbus. The project has been in the works for several years and required that crews remove two historic dams. Whitewater Columbus cost about $25 million. The City of Columbus pitched in $5 million and the rest of the money came from grants and private donors.
Wed., May 9, 2012 2:55pm
US Army Corps of Engineers officials are extending the public comment period for the proposed Savannah Harbor deepening project. The agency is giving people 15 more days to register their opinions on the 600 million dollar proposal. Officials released the project's Final Environmental Impact Statement and General Report on April 11.
Thu., October 13, 2011 5:45pm
The Ogeechee River in southeast Georgia is still recovering from the biggest fish kill in Georgia history. This week the state released thousands of fish to help restore the river. When the kill happened in May, the state Environmental Protection Division launched an investigation. It found a textile company had been illegally polluting the river for five years.
Mon., October 12, 2009 2:35pm
The rain has stopped for now in many parts of the state, but the headaches
Tue., September 15, 2009 11:38am
Savannah is months away from completing a $10 million riverwalk extension,
Tue., August 25, 2009 7:22pm
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has issued a draft permit for
Thu., July 9, 2009 3:58pm
The private is charged with the murder of a fellow soldier.