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New Shooting Range Opens in Eatonton

New Shooting Range Opens in Eatonton

 

A new shooting range at Cedar Creek Wildlife Management Area will be available beginning Friday, October 14, 2011 for those interested in perfecting their target skills. 

That's according to a Georgia Department of Natural Resources news release.

While this is the first shooting range located at the Cedar Creek WMA, it is one of 17 shooting ranges currently available on public land in Georgia.

The new range is located in the Georgia Piedmont near Eatonton.

The Cedar Creek Shooting Range consists of a 10-position, 100-yard rifle/pistol range.

Your Guide to This Weekend

Your Guide to This Weekend

Friday, September 23:

  • MOPS Consignment Sale in Warner Robins, starts at 9 a.m. at Southside Baptist in Kathleen at 101 Bear Branch Rd.
  • Friday Fest in Downtown Macon: check for live music at Third St. Park
  • Mystery Road and The Lee Boys perform in Griffin at The Cavern, 8 p.m.
  • Saint Francis performs at The Hummingbird in Downtown Macon.
  • Ride to End Alzheimer's Poker Run. 11 a.m. at Summer's Landing in Warner Robins

Saturday, September 24:

Show us your trail cam photos!

Show us your trail cam photos!

If you're a hunter (or not) and have trailcam photos, we'd love to see them!

Email them to whereyoulive@13wmaz.com 

Your Guide: Georgia National Fair

Your Guide: Georgia National Fair

Georgia National Fair is set for October 6-16 this year.

October 6 opening day: Sneak-a-Peek Day

             Open 3-10 p.m.

             Admission $5, kids (10 & under) get in free with a paying adult.

Pay-One-Price Rides: Open 3:00 pm; $13.00 unlimited rides.

Opening ceremony takes place at 4 p.m.

October 7-October 16 Scheduled Events:

Admission:

Zumba Class to Benefit Local Resident

Zumba Class to Benefit Local Resident

A Zumba fitness class takes place September 17 at 9:30 a.m. to benefit a local teen who has recently been diagnosed with brain cancer.

A $10 donation for the class is requested. 100% of the proceeds benefit local teen Matthew Wilson.

Licensed Zumba instructors Teresa Clampitt, Donita Crowder, Jasmine Peschel, Brenda Murphey, Alexia Story & more teach the class at Gray-8-Skate Roller Skating Rink at 4151 Gray Hwy.

The Zumba class takes place a day before the Miles for Matthew 5k. The 5k takes place Sunday, September 18 at 3 p.m. 

For more information, contact Lisa Stinson at 478-365-9832.

Early September Marks Dove Season Opener

Hunters statewide can celebrate the beginning of dove season at noon Saturday, Sept. 3.

That's according to a Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) news release.

The official 2011-2012 dove seasons are Sept. 3-18, Oct. 8-16 and Nov. 24 - Jan. 7. Shooting hours are noon until sunset on opening day (Sept.3) of the first season and one-half hour before sunrise to sunset for the remaining two seasons. Sunrise and sunset times for each day are found in the 2011-2012 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations guide or online at www.georgiawildlife.com .

The daily bag limit is 15 doves per hunter. Additionally, there have been some reports of white-winged doves in Georgia.  White-winged doves may be harvested, but count toward the daily bag limit of 15.