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The group needs more participants in the Adopt-A-Mile program.
Source: Dalton Daily Citizen
Chatham County to address overgrown grass and litter problems
Tall grass and an overgrowth of weeds along roadways, as well as litter here and there in the county, have led some — especially islands residents — to question if the county, which recently raised property taxes, is being properly maintained.
Source: Savannah Morning News/Saturday
UGA’s Samantha Joye in the news again on Gulf oil spill
Joye has organized the first team of scientists to investigate a new spill — a July 22 disaster when a natural gas well rig called Hercules went out of control, then burst into fire a day later and began spewing methane into shallow Gulf of Mexico waters 55 miles off the coast of Louisiana.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald/Saturday
Department of Natural Resources puts bass in Lake Allatoona
This summer, the department began a three-year study on the effectiveness of stocking the lake with largemouth bass. Approximately 250,000 fingerlings and several thousand larger bass are planned to be stocked into the lake by the end of the experiment in 2015.
Source: Cartersville Daily Tribune News
Four men tackle Appalachian Trail over 17 years
The four have tackled the trail in one and two week increments over the last 17 years and are now in Maine, about to finish their 2,185 mile adventure.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution