SPECIAL TO SEGAZINE
The lightning damage covered a 12-feet-long area and was near the edge of the runway, so planes were still able to land and takeoff on Thursday.
Source: Pickens County Progress
Sugar Hill funds mosquito spraying
Each year, the city of Sugar Hill sprays environmentally safe, EPA-registered insecticides to control and reduce the mosquito population within the city.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post/weekend
• Mosquito population set to explode in Athens, rest of Georgia
“The nuisance mosquitoes are going to be really bad in coming weeks,” said Elmer Gray, an entomologist with the University of Georgia’s Cooperative Extension Service.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
Environmental leaders study Flint River in Albany
A diverse team of around 40 people, representing leaders in Georgia government, business, industry and non-profit met this past week to talk with farmers and stakeholders about the Flint River.
Source: Albany Herald