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Ga. officials offer online deer hunting application

Ga. officials offer online deer hunting application

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia wildlife officials are encouraging deer hunters to fill out an online application that will allow them to participate in this season's deer quota hunt.

Officials from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division officials say the deadline to submit an application for deer quota hunting is Sept. 1.

Dublin water upgrades postponed until Tuesday

Dublin water upgrades postponed until Tuesday

The City of Dublin postpones a water upgrade until next Tuesday.

The original work was scheduled for earlier this week.  

Work is scheduled to begin Tuesday, August 19 at 9 a.m. The upgrade aims to  "improve drinking water quality and fire protection," according to the release.

If you live on one of the following streets, your water could be off for four hours:

  • Ray Street
  • Cullens Street
  • Ella Street
  • Linder Street
  • Woodard Street
  • Stanley Street
  • Pinkney Street
  • Magnolia Drive
  • Hayes Street
  • Plummer
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Water outage planned for specific area in Dublin

Water outage planned for specific area in Dublin

Residents who live in a certain area of Dublin will experience a planned water outage Wednesday.

According to a release on the City of Dublin's Facebook page, residents who live on Magnolia Drive between Rutland and Ray Street won't have water from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 13.

"This is due to a system tie in which is necessary in this area due to the construction of new water mains."

Public input wanted in Georgia's deer management plan

Public input wanted in Georgia's deer management plan

Georgia Department of Natural Resources wants your input in how the state manages the white-tailed deer population.

According to a release, the meetings include an overview of stakeholder recommendations and proposed actions to take for deer management including: population density, seasons and bag limits, hunting methods, hunter access, urban deer management, education and outreach.

You can attend a meeting at Monroe County Library on Wednesday, August 20 at 7 p.m.

Dublin hospital expanding emergency department

Four rural hospitals across the state in the past two years have shut their doors.

Youth Sky Camp returning to MGSC

Youth Sky Camp returning to MGSC

Sky Camp, a summer aviation camp for kids ages 10 to 14, is set for June 30 to July 2 at the Eastman Campus of Middle Georgia State College.

Activities will include exploring weather, history and physics as they relate to flight; aircraft maintenance, building and launching rockets and gliders; flying in an aircraft and more.

Lightning strike caught on camera in Laurens County

Erica Purvis in Laurens County sent us this incredible video of lightning striking a tree.