Tag Archives: DNR

State buys property for Lanier Tech relocation

Lanier Technical College near Gainesville will move its campus to an 85-acre tract purchased by the Technical College System . . .

Tags: DNR , Georgia Ports Authority , inland port , Lanier Tech , Murray County , State Properties Commission

Political Notes – Looks like a busy primary for Echols in ’16

PSC member Tim Echols now has two opponents in next year’s GOP primary; will marijuana become the next big cash crop in Georgia? . . .

Tags: DNR , Kellie Austin , medical cannabis , Michelle Miller , Nathan Deal , PSC race , Ranger of the Year , Taylor Bennett , Tim Echols

Political Notes – Justice Thompson will address ‘State of the Judiciary’

Chief Justice Hugh Thompson will talk to legislators Wednesday about the “State of the Judiciary” in Georgia . . .

Tags: DNR , Hugh Thompson , Mercedes Benz , state of the judiciary , transportation tax , Walter Rabon

State swings small land deals for Falcons stadium

The State Properties Commission acquires several small parcels of land for the new stadium being designed for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Department of Economic Development , DNR , football stadium , Georgia Piedmont Technical College , GWCCA , Robins Air Force Base , State Properties Commission

DNR to add more than 2,000 acres to wildlife areas

The Department of Natural Resources finalizes the purchases of major additions to two wildlife management areas . . .

Tags: Crockford Pigeon Mountain WMA , DNR , land acquisitions , Oconee WMA

Supreme Court to decide whether state can be sued in conservation case

Georgia Supreme Court is asked to decide whether DNR is completely immune to lawsuits filed by environmental organizations . . .

Tags: Center for a Sustainable Coast , coastal resources division , DNR , Georgia Supreme Court , letters of permission , shore protection act , Spud Woodward

DNR board will vote on reorganization of park rangers, game wardens

The Board of Natural Resources is expected to approve a proposal for reorganizing the law enforcement duties in state parks . . .

Tags: Board of Natural Resources , DNR , Homer Bryson , law enforcement , park rangers , Todd Holbrook

Political Notes – State parks are once again safe for Gideon Bibles (and other books too)

DNR implements new standards for the provision of reading materials, such as Gideon Bibles, at state park facilities . . .

Tags: AT&T , DNR , Ed Lindsey , Facebook , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Georgia Ports Authority , Gideon Bibles , Hunter Hill , internet privacy , Ronnie Chance , Sam Olens

Political Notes – Is there room for atheist literature at state parks?

American Atheists wants to provide reading material that would be placed alongside the Gideon Bibles in state park facilities . . .

Tags: American Atheists , DNR , Georgia Ports Authority , Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission , Gideon Bibles , Nathan Deal , state parks

DNR expands privatization of state parks and lodges

More state-owned parks and golf courses are being privatized by the Department of Natural Resources . . .

Tags: Coral Hospitality , DNR , North Georgia Mountains Authority , state parks