Special to SEGAZINE
The authority plans to ask the Georgia Legislature to do away with the 1971 law restricting development of hotels, golf courses and other amenities to 35 percent of the island’s land area.
Source: Savannah Morning News
Forsyth County residents near Lake Lanier want runoff remedy
A study shows commercial development from 1992 to 2010 grew from 41 to 295 acres. During that span, there was a decrease of nearly 200 acres of wooded area, as well as residential land dropping from 108 to 34 acres.
Source: Forsyth News
Albany’s Chehaw gets accreditation renewed
Source: Albany Herald/Saturday
Program turns old Coke syrup drums into rain barrels
Since 2008, Coca-Cola has donated more than 36,000 55-gallon drums to the offices of the Coastal Resource Division.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald