Wed., May 8, 2013 3:24pm
It’s been five years since a tornado robbed what was then called Macon State College of nearly all its trees, but now the campus canopy is on the mend.
Tue., January 8, 2013 4:46pm
Lawyers for the city of Columbus Tuesday asked the State Supreme Court to block a law allowing billboard companies to clear cut trees obscuring their signs. One of the arguments is over how much money the billboard companies pay taxpayers for the trees.
Mon., November 19, 2012 7:00am
While 40 percent of Georgia remains in a state of "extreme" or "exceptional drought," Macon is seeing some of the worst of it, as historic oaks and other trees show signs of significant stress.
Wed., June 6, 2012 5:30pm
It’s been nearly a year since Georgia enacted one of the nation’s toughest immigration crackdowns. And it’s had an impact on some small businesses, especially in agriculture.
Fri., March 30, 2012 10:34am
Hundreds of trees have been planted in an attempt to soak up the pollution from a contaminated industrial site in Macon. Experts say 376 trees were planted recently at the site, next to a city park. They say their roots will act as straws to drink up contaminated groundwater.
Fri., September 23, 2011 4:06pm
Business owners in North Georgia are preparing for the start of leaf season.
Fri., May 13, 2011 1:23pm
Companies will soon be able to clearcut trees in front of billboards via a new law the governor signed off on Thursday.
Wed., April 27, 2011 1:49pm
Several cities across the state are urging the governor to veto a bill that would allow the clear-cutting of trees around billboards. They say the bill would hinder beautification efforts and put millions of taxpayer dollars to waste.
Thu., February 24, 2011 5:35pm
The state house passed a bill that would allow the clear-cutting of trees in front of billboards. It's a measure bill board companies have been trying to pass for years.
Thu., August 27, 2009 4:44pm
Oglethorpe Power Corporation is replanting 500 acres of hardwood forest ins