SAVANNAH - The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department Marine Patrol unit will conduct a boating-safety course from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Metro training facility next to Dillard's on the second floor of the Savannah Mall.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those interested in applying for an alligator hunt this year need to get their online quota applications in before midnight July 31.
BRUNSWICK - Despite a dip in nest totals, wood stork nesting continued strong in Georgia this spring and summer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Any Georgia resident who has a boat registered with the state can fish on their birthday and two days after, as part of their boat registration fee.
Bryan and Capt. Rocky Mallard conducted the Fort McAllister Kids Fishing Camp at Fort McAllister Marina this week.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review a proposed rule establishing a special opportunity turkey season for youth ages younger than 16 years of age and mobility impaired persons.
Every year, Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics and the Fourth of July.
JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday announced the team has agreed to terms with the city of Jacksonville to undertake approximately $63 million in enhancements to EverBank Field, including two new end zone video scoreboards that will be the largest of their kind in the world.
Georgia Southern Softball will host its 2013 summer softball camp on June 24-25 at Eagle Field in Statesboro. For more information and to register, visit GeorgiaSouthernSoftballCamps.com.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia waters are now open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp.
Fort McAllister's Junior Ranger Camps are set for June 24-28 and July 15-19 at 3894 Fort McAllister Road south of Richmond Hill.
BRUNSWICK - Those getting ready for a summer vacation on Georgia's coast need to remember many wildlife species depend on the beach.
Four of Georgia State Parks' lodges and resorts are or soon will be under new management, according to State Parks Director Becky Kelley.
Richmond Hill High School doesn't ordinarily bow out in the first round of the girls' state Class AAAAA soccer tournament.
Richmond Hill High School's soccer season came to a premature end Wednesday night as the Wildcats fell, 1-0, to visiting Evans in the first round of the boys' state Class AAAAA soccer tournament.
Calling all kids who want to learn how to hunt turkey and have fun doing it.
Fort Stewart youths, ages 10-16, are invited to sign up for a shotgun-orientation class from 8 a.m-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 at Holbrook Outdoor Recreation Center
BRUNSWICK - Georgia's food shrimp harvest season has come to an end for the year with the official closing Tuesday afternoon.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - More than 300,000 hunters pursue the white-tailed deer in Georgia. As a reminder to hunters, there was a regulation change in the number of available days to take deer of either sex depending on the type of equipment used and the area of the hunt, beginning this month.
STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The period for public comments on Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division upcoming deer-management plan will end Friday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is offering an online course on hunter education.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Given the amount of rainfall this spring and summer, there should be lots of water and plenty of places to go duck hunting later this month, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
The public shooting range at Richmond Hill Wildlife Management Area will close for an estimated two months beginning Nov. 15, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
STATESBORO - The sixth annual Statesboro 5K Turkey Trot will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in Statesboro.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgia boat owners with expired registrations are encouraged to renew their boat decals before Oct. 24, when a new state law adding a $10 late fee for registration renewal after expiration will be implemented.
The annual Sunbury 5K Road Race is Saturday. The run, Presented by Merritt & Grinstead, Attorneys at Law, Hinesville, starts at 9 a.m. with packet pick-up at Merchants Wharf Condos.
SKIDAWAY ISLAND - More than a dozen underwater robotic vehicles called "gliders" will be launched simultaneously this month in a massive, cooperative project involving 10 East Coast research institutions, including the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Many hunters utilize tree stands to give them a leg up on their quarry. However, sometimes these are improperly installed or show signs of wear after several years.