Bear Hollow Zoo in Athens, Georgia has something for everyone. A short drive from Newton and Rockdale counties, this zoo offers a wide variety of wild animals. Here you can find a owls, bears, an American bald eagle and a reptile house with a variety of snakes and alligators. Volunteers educated on each of the animals are on hand to answer questions and offer a hands-on visit with some of the wildlife. The Bear Hollow Zoo is free for all visitors. Zoo hours are 9 to 5 seven days a week. For more info, call 706-613-3616.
Here is a recording of the entirety of the second public hearing on the 2050 Plan Baseline Ordinances and TDRs (in the related content section). The meeting starts at about the 14 minute mark of the video.
A big piece of local history is on the move.
Here is the video from Monday's public hearing on the 2050 Plan Baseline Ordinance. The meeting begins at 8 minutes into the video. There will be a total of five public hearings, with the next one scheduled for Thursday at Mansfield Elementary.
A conversation with a few of this year's attendees.
With hips swinging and feet tapping, residents grooved to Friday's rousing concert on the Square.
a look around the community and the celebrations
While hosting the ongoing little league district tournament for the first time, Newton teams continue to prosper by winning games, as they all look to win the district championship.
Some 300 miles southeast of Atlanta, Georgia lies a city both rich in history and culture. Savannah, Georgia is the oldest city in the state of Georgia and the county seat of Chatham County. Savannah was established in 1733 and was the first state capital of Georgia.
About 90 people joined James and Audrey Usry at their home in Social Circle to meet and greet U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue and his wife Bonnie Thursday.
This week I visit the 6,400-acre Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center which is managed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. They offer a variety of activities and programs.
This week I visit two of the best beer breweries in Atlanta "Red Hare & "Monday Night"
Cheers and referees' whistles will be heard on the playing fields of Porterdale Elementary School in the coming weeks.The Newton County Board of Education has agreed to allow a USA Football-certified league to use the school's facilities.
Local residents enjoyed the sounds of Lou Van Dora's '70s and '80s soft rock, courtesy of the Arts Association in Newton County's September Noon Concerts on the Square series.
This week we visit with an amazing artist. A local teen who spends his time drawing and finding ways to be creative with aluminum foil.
This week I travel to the local Airport for a rare look inside a DC-3
Ride along with Newton County Sheriff's Office
Ken Panse along with his son Zack travel to various cities throughout Georgia to promote awareness and educational information about the reptile world. "I have handled exotic animals for over 20 years I've also been an avid naturalist and woodsman observing and studying wildlife." Panse told me before his show.
Water in roadway at McGiboney Road and Brown Bridge Road in Newton County on Saturday around 8:30 p.m., after the intense storm.
This week tag a long as I ride to the top! The top of SkyView that is Atlanta's giant Farris Wheel. Then we visit with some awesome street musicians.
Albert Floyd with his horse "Tiger" amaze people where ever they go. Watch Tiger as he counts money and tells us what time it is.
Witness some of the fastest insects in the world this week on Through the Camera. Join me as I follow park ranger Phil Delestrez on the hunt for Dragonflies and Damselflies be amazed at these tiny creatures, and explore streams, lake and pond at Hard Labor Creek State Park.
75th annual Snapping Shoals EMC shareholder's meeting slideshow
This week I visit Edwin Cloud of Oconee Metal Recovery and Artist Carol Veliotis and Don Troutman along with Art teacher Melissa Parker all creating art in very different ways.
Protesters Speak-out before The Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday.