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Go: Don Carter State Park

Don Carter State Park

Georgia’s newest state park, Don Carter State Park is located on Lake Lanier. The park is named for real-estate executive Don Carter who served on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources board for 29 years. Lake Lanier is named for American poet, Sidney Lanier. The states of Georgia, Alabama, and…
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Keeping Up with Fido

famwdogs

Do you come home to a rambunctious pooch bounding to the door? Our furry friends’ enthusiasm can be contagious, and sometimes annoying, but we love them anyway. We tell them our secrets. We sneak them our table scraps. Ultimately, we wouldn’t trade them for the world. They are our fur…
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Let’s Dance!

Senior Couple dancing on beach

Don’t want to pay to use a gym or work out alone? According to a 2007 study, people could find an alternative in social dancing.
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Go: National Trails Day Hikes

Family hike

Saturday, June 3 marks National Trails Day. Many state parks are offering a variety of hikes, such as a geology hike at Providence Canyon, nature hike at Sapelo Island, and Paws to the Falls at High Falls.
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May is Older Americans Month

Older active people

More than ever before, older Americans are working longer, trying new things, and engaging in their communities. They’re taking charge, striving for wellness, focusing on independence, and advocating for themselves and others. What it means to age has changed.
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Go: Make Water Safety a Top Priority

SPASHsafetytips

With summer upon us, many agencies are reminding Georgians of the importance of water safety through a SPLASH campaign. The DNR is in the process of adding “loaner boards” with personal flotation devices (life jackets) at public boat ramps.
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