Water Summit.

first_imgThe Upper Suwannee River Water Summit, hosted by the Upper Suwannee Watershed Initiative, will be Dec. 14 in Tifton, Ga. The summit is intended to inform residents and elected officials about water quantity and quality issues in southwest Georgia.Many rivers in south Georgia face water shortages and high pollution levels. Gov. Roy Barnes has called on the state legislature to make water issues a top priority on its 2001 agenda. In the coming year, decisions will be made that will affect all Georgians and their access to our watershed.South Georgia River BasinsAt the summit, people in the Withlacoochee, Alapaha, Little and Suwannee river basins will meet with those working on the water issues that affect them. They will become involved in developing solutions to the region’s water problems.The summit will be at the Rural Development Center on the Tifton campus of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.The program will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday and run until 4 p.m. A continental breakfast and lunch will be included in the $25 registration fee. To sign up, or to get more information, call the RDC conference office at (912) 386-3416.last_img read more

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Camp Hill contemporary transformation

first_imgThe house at 8 Indus St, Camp Hill, is for sale.IT IS difficult to believe this Camp Hill house once had a smattering of orange and pink throughout. BEFORE: The pool area was tidy but basic. BEFORE: The bathtub was lilac. BEFORE: Check out that orange!More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus12 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market12 hours ago AFTER: You would be forgiven for thinking this house was brand new.Instead, now it is a modern delight, with sleek timber flooring and clean, crisp walls.Scott and Annie Field bought 8 Indus St in 2011 as both a project, and a family home.Mr Field said it was quite the sight when they moved in. BEFORE: The exterior was dated. AFTER: There is now a bigger entertainment spaceVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51 AFTER: The bathroom is now clean and modern.They reconfigured a downstairs living area into two bedrooms and a rumpus room, as well as opening up a sunroom upstairs to become a balcony.Outdoors, the house was rendered and they renovated around the pool area, as well as installing glass fencing.They also painted inside and out and landscaped the gardens.Mr Field said the house had been great for a family, and they had enjoyed entertaining on the deck, out by the pool. AFTER: The new kitchen is sleek and crisp.“It had the original lilac bathroom, and pink carpet throughout the top level,” Mr Field said.“The bottom level had brown tiles with an orange kitchen … and orange walls in one room and pink in the other.”The Fields ripped up the carpet and vinyl flooring, polished the floorboards, and hired tradesmen to help with renovating the bathrooms.last_img read more

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Wilson, Hensley are IMCA winners at Merced

first_imgBy Don Martin IIMERCED, Calif. (Aug. 30)  – Alex Wilson continued his drive toward the Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified championship at Merced Speeway with his fourth victory of the season Sunday night.Wilson grabbed the lead early on from Ricky Thatcher and prevailed in a side-by-side battle with his brother Kyle Wilson before pulling away to the impressive win.Thatcher had a front row start and led just two laps before Wilson slipped underneath him.  A lap five yellow slowed the pace and Kyle Wilson drove past Thatcher for second.  Ramie Stone was third and the crowd was treated to two very close battles.Kyle Wilson ran the outside with Alex on the inside. Kyle barely beat Alex back to the line to lead laps nine through 11 before a low move on lap 12 got Alex back in front.Kyle was back in front on lap 15 but Alex again came back strong on the inside to regain the lead on lap 16, then pulled away for the win.John Hensley drove a flawless race after taking the lead from Andy Welch and won his second local Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod feature of the season.last_img read more

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