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Clarks Hill youth team wins tournament on Lake Blackshear

Members of the Clarks Hill Youth Fishing Team dominated The Bass Federation Top Six Tournament last Saturday on Lake Blackshear near Cordele, Ga.The team's "fishing mom," Keri Bentley, said Mason Peace caught three bass totaling 6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-03-19/clarks-hill-yout
Hot spots for catching fish are numerous in area

...Falls State Park, northwest of Macon; Fort Yargo State Park, near Winder; and Georgia Veterans State Park, on Lake Blackshear near Cordele.Go to GeorgiaStateParks.org to learn more.? The Clarks Hill Youth Fishing Team's bass tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-06-04/hot-spots-catchi
Georgia prep fishing tournament is coming to Wildwood Park

...regulations and more information, call 1 (580) 765-9031.? The TBF Top Six Bass Tournament today and Saturday on Lake Blackshear near Cordele, Ga., has attracted six anglers 11 to 15 years of age from the Clark Hill Youth Fishing Team.Kaleb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-03-12/georgia-prep-fis
Sex party issue in agriculture chief debate

...chance to blast Black about the 2013 firing of two senior Agriculture Department employees over a wild party at a Lake Blackshear cabin that involved sex, skinny dipping, drinking and the wrecking of a department vehicle. Black said he dismissed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-14/sex-party-issu
Owners facing increase in flood insurance premiums

...hurricane-prone coastline. Federal data show property owners from metro Atlanta to Albany and from Rome to the shores of Lake Blackshear in rural Crisp County will pay substantially more for flood insurance as well.It's not clear yet how FEMA will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-23/owners-facing-increase-flood-
Overtime

...eventIn Cordele, Ga., Evans' Salil Ghamande won the boys 12-13 division at a Georgia Junior Golf Tour event at Lake Blackshear Resort and Golf Club.The Augusta Prep student had rounds of 71 and 72 to finish at 1-under-par 143 and earn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-06-07/overtime
Tournaments

...fish: The Dieckmanns, 2.45 pounds, $255 cash and prizes. Twenty-nine boats in the field. Next: May 9, Lake Blackshear, at Veterans State Park. For more information, call Tony Outlaw at (229) 809-1277; Dan Sidle at (478) 214-3207...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/24/fis_521560.shtml
Fishing
State gives up lodge management of mountain parks

...hotels and country clubs in Florida. It was selected because it has managed the board's Brasstown Valley and Lake Blackshear resorts since 2005."We think they've completely earned the opportunity," said Bill Donohue, executive director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-09-26/state-gives-management-m
Jimmy Carter greets fictional engine at park

...replica pulled a nine-car train from a station at the Georgia Veterans State Park west of Cordele. It crossed nearby Lake Blackshear, chugging past bald cypress trees, fishing boats and a pecan orchard, before returning to the park. Mr. Carter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/17/met_147826.shtml
Metro
Some Georgia parks move to private management

...Coral Hospitality had already taken over lodge operations at Amicalola and Unicoi. The firm also has operated Lake Blackshear Retreat and, since 2005, Golf Club at Georgia Veterans State Park since 2003 and the Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-27/some-georgia-parks-move-private-man