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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.

Dublin Corn Maze Opens in October with Event Lineup

Dublin Corn Maze Opens in October with Event Lineup

The Laurens County corn maze returns October 12 with an event lineup you may want to check out for this fall season.

This year, they're planning a Football Saturday Night, a Halloween Egg Hunt (complete with trick-or-treating and a costume contest) as well as a Pumpkin Destruction Day and a 5K Color Run.

Here's the special event schedule:

October 12 - Opening Day

October 19 - Football Saturday Night

PHOTO | 100-Year-Old Tree Falls in Dublin

PHOTO | 100-Year-Old Tree Falls in Dublin

This 100-year-old tree fell in Dublin this week.

Thanks to Griffin Lovett for the photo.

If you have photos relating to all of the rain we've had lately, feel free to upload them to our gallery.

Georgia Driver Wins Super Late Model at Swainsboro Raceway

Georgia Driver Wins Super Late Model at Swainsboro Raceway

Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga. won the 53 lap $5,300 to win Schaeffer's Oil National Super Late Model feature at Swainsboro Raceway Friday night July 19th. Ivedent Lloyd of Ocalla Fla, grabbed the lead on the green flag lap, led for 50 laps, then Davenport slipped past to make it two in a row, after winning at East Ala. Motor Speedway on Thursday night. Casey Roberts of Toccoa placed third, followed by Chris Madden of Gray Court, S. C., and Johnny Pursley of Knoxville, Tenn.

In the Zaxby's Crate feature Wendell Chavous of Augusta, Ga. emerged the winner, followed by Jeremy Faircloth, Steven Roberts, Brian Conner, and Rod Wiggins.