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Billy Hodges, Joel White earn spots in American Kennel Club/Eukanuba National Championship

Leesburg pair hope to strike gold at prestigious dog show.

Dog trainers aim for the big time at dog championships in Orlando

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Dec. 5, 2014 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Nov. 28, 2014 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Nov. 22, 2014 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Nov. 15, 2014 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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BOB KORNEGAY: For sale, one U-catch-It canoe

OUTDOORS: Canoes, it turns out, are not conducive to fidgeting

I bought a canoe because I wanted to be a true outdoorsman. A true outdoorsman, I thought, must be an adventurer. Last month I sold a canoe … quite cheaply.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Nov. 8, 2014 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Oct. 31, 2014 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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New riverfront kayak launches open in downtown Albany | VIDEO

Downtown kayak launches help promote Flint River

As part of a community wide effort to make Flint River more accessible the Albany-Dougherty Inner City Authority (ADICA) joined city and county officials Thursdat to christen the new downtown kayak launches nestled along Albany’s Riverfront park.

Dirty Devil Dog Mud Run at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany cancelled this year

Constrained resources lead to cancellation of 5K obstacle course run at Marine installation

The Dirty Devil Dog run, which was slated to have its third annual event this year, had been scheduled for Nov. 22.

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BOB KORNEGAY: Some tales just too big to buy

OUTDOORS: Never let facts get in the way of a good story

A number of years ago, when waterfowling was a passion and duck season the core of my existence, I actually belonged to a duck hunting club. At our weekend duck camps, a tradition was soon established. That tradition was, and I suppose still is, blatantly lying to all newcomers accepted into the group.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Oct. 25, 2014 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Oct. 17, 2014 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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CREEPY CRAWLERS: Fears about spiders are largely unfounded

Often underappreciated, spiders are part of the balanced natural world

Though all spiders have venom, only three species in Georgia pose any real danger to humans — the brown recluse, the black widow and the lesser known brown widow.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Oct. 11, 2014 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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