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DNR aims to increase quail population

DNR aims to increase quail population

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says they hope a partnership with numerous organizations in the state will boost the quail population.

Earlier this evening several groups signed the Georgia Bobwhite Quail Technical Team Memorandum of Agreement.

It's a mouthful, but what it means is that, DNR will provide free help to farmers or land owners that want to tailor their landscape to make it more quail friendly.

Dublin waterline break causes water outage in downtown

Dublin waterline break causes water outage in downtown

A water line broke in the City of Dublin this morning causing little to no water pressure in the downtown, starting at Johnson Street.

According to the City's Facebook page, they're fixing a break in a 12-inch-diameter line.

Dublin residents can also expect "low water pressure and discoloration" throughout the city's water system.

November Hunts Scheduled at River Bend Wildlife Management Area

November Hunts Scheduled at River Bend Wildlife Management Area

November Hunts scheduled at River Bend WMA:

Deer Hunt - Firearms (Buck only)   November 7 and either sex November 8 and 9 Check in at check station

Small game October 28 through November 5

Dove November 28 through December 10

Wildlife Management Area License and valid hunting license required. Please visit  www.georgiawildlife.com to purchase licenses online, call 1-800-366-2661, or visit a retail license agent. Licenses can also be purchased online at the Dublin-Laurens County Welcome Center Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

October Hunts Scheduled at River Bend WMA

October Hunts Scheduled at River Bend WMA

October Hunts scheduled at River Bend WMA:

Deer Hunt - Archery (either sex)   October 7-11  Sign in at Kiosk

Deer Hunt - Firearms adult or child (either sex)   October 26-27 Check in at check station

Small game October 12-24 and October 28-Nov. 5

Dove October 12-20

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides Galore

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides Galore

The time is near for picking out pumpkins and decorating for autumn!

Where to Go for Pumpkin Patches:

  • Elliott Farms, Lizella: features a pumpkin patch, tractor hay rides, snacks, farm animals. Opens in October. Call 478-935-8180 for more information.
  • Troup Corn, Laurens County: Features corn maze, hay ride, pumpkin patch and a mini-maze. Call 478-272-8170. Open October 12-November 23
  • Twin Oaks Fun Farm, Monroe County. Features pumpkins and a corn maze. 
  • Our Cotton Pickin' Christmas Tree Farm, Hawkinsville. Check their Facebook page for updates.Pick your own pumpkin from the patch. Also enjoy cider or cocoa on the porch while the kids climb the hay mountain. Open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Crooked Pines in Eatonton: Pumpkin Festival October 5, 6

City of Dublin Fire Department Commemorates 9/11

City of Dublin Fire Department Commemorates 9/11

The City of Dublin posted this dedication to its Facebook wall Wednesday, September 11.