Area Sports

Sixteenth Annual Chattooga Century Ride Set Aug. 8

  The Chattooga Athletic Boosters Club will hold its 16th annual Chattooga Century bicycle ride on Saturday, Aug. 8. Saturday. Between three and four hundred riders are expected for this year’s ride. Motorists are asked to use caution on the roads and look out for the cyclists throughout the county roads. Each year riders from…

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Chattooga Middle School Plans Softball Camp For June 27

  A Chattooga Middle school softball camp has been scheduled June 27. Multiple former college players and current CMS softball players will be in attendance to help with instruction. The camp is for ages 7-12. A pizza lunch is planned and hours of instruction. A free camp T-shirt will also be given to participants. The…

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NESTING EAGLES RESILIENT, DNR SURVEY SHOWS

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (June 20, 2019) – Bald eagle nesting stayed strong in Georgia this season despite a fall hurricane and heavy winter rains, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ annual survey. Checking by helicopter in January and March, survey leader Dr. Bob Sargent counted 160 eagle nest territories in the six coastal…

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Summerville All-Stars Teams Named; Play Began Wednesday

By BLAINE WILSON Sportswriter The Summerville Recreation Center has announced its All-Star teams for the upcoming all-star games which will begin Friday with the 7-Year-Old All-Stars and Monday with the girls 9-10-Year-Old All-Stars team. 7-YEAR-OLD The 7-year-old All-Star team will play at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe with pool play. Game 1 will be held at 11:30 a.m.…

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Soccer Camp Planned

A Chattooga High School Soccer Camp for upcoming second through ninth graders will be held June 24 and June 25 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. each day at the CHS practice field. Additional fields might be the CHS gym or the CHS Band field. Contact Coach Ben Windom at bwindom@chattooga.k12.ga.us for a registration form…

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Chattooga Middle School Plans Softball Camp For June 27

  A Chattooga Middle school softball camp has been scheduled June 27. Multiple former college players and current CMS softball players will be in attendance to help with instruction. The camp is for ages 7-12. A pizza lunch is planned and hours of instruction. A free camp T-shirt will also be given to participants. The…

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SPACES STILL LEFT AT A FEW “WILD” SUMMER CAMPS!

MANSFIELD, Ga. (June 6, 2019) – Haven’t found a summer camp for your child yet? Well, look no more. There are still a few spaces left at two “wild” summer camps at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield, Ga., according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. These camps are available…

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WATERFOWL HUNTERS: DATES AND SEASON REGULATIONS APPROVED for 2019-2020

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (June 6, 2019) – Waterfowl hunters can begin making season plans now that the 2019-2020 migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources. “The 2019-2020 waterfowl hunting season has changed compared to previous years,” said Greg Balkcom, state waterfowl biologist for the Wildlife Resources…

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New Junior Ranger Program Gets Kids Exploring Georgia

Collect 59 New Badges at State Parks & Historic Sites ATLANTA, May 22, 2019 – Learning and adventure go hand-in-hand with the new Junior Ranger program offered by Georgia’s State Parks. Just in time for summer, the free quest will get kids exploring Georgia’s natural areas and history, earning badges along the way. The new…

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BEING BEARWISE = TAKING RESPONSIBILITY

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (May 13, 2019) – Did you know that black bears rarely become aggressive when encountered by people? Human-bear encounters take place every day in Georgia, but the majority of reported situations involving bears can effectively be handled over the phone or by simply encouraging people to become BearWise, according to the Georgia…

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