National Hunting and Fishing Day is approaching in Georgia

...For a complete listing of all events in the state, go to www.georgiawildlife.com/get-involved/nhdfday.? Lake Oconee is affected by fishing regulation changes, effective Wednesday. On Oconee, a slot limit of 14 inches (minimum length...

Georgia lake slayings remain mystery

...run a chain of Atlanta-area Hardee's restaurants. About 15 years ago, he and his wife, Shirley, 87, moved to Lake Oconee to live out their years in a golf-course community in a waterfront home.Sometime during the first weekend in May...

The Georgia Wildlife Resources Division sets up meetings to discuss possible changes

...14-inch bass must be released, all others kept) on Lake Oconee and replacing it with a size limit.The other proposals...set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lakeside Church at Lake Oconee, 5800 Lake Oconee Parkway, Greensboro, Ga.Anyone attending the...

Georgia rivers dwindling, professor says

...studies water issues in the state. There's a lot of un-shaded surface area in big bodies of water like man-made Lake Oconee, Lake Sinclair, and the big reservoir upstream of Atlanta, Lake Lanier. And during hot summer days, huge amounts...

Decapitation mystery: Sheriff seeks 'savage' killer

...who lived in the Great Waters subdivision overlooking Lake Oconee, were in all likelihood killed sometime May 2 or 3...body of Shirley Dermond, 87, was found last Friday in Lake Oconee a few miles northwest of the Wallace Dam, roughly five...

Ga. couple's killing leaves authorities baffled

...in the garage of his home on Lake Oconee. Shirley Dermond, 87, was originally...he and his wife moved south to Lake Oconee. He played golf regularly until...said.They were regulars at the Lake Oconee Community Church, missing services...

Decapitation case: Weapons differ, sheriff says

...Dermond and his 87-year-old wife, Shirley.Russell Dermond's beheaded body was found May 2 inside the couple's Lake Oconee home. Shirley Dermond's body was discovered by fishermen two weeks later in the lake."I don't believe they were...


...with Kiely.Kiely shot 75.Defending champion Cameron Hooper, of Atlanta, finished a shot back at Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee.Augusta's Jeff Knox closed with 73 to tie for seventh at 219. Brad Jones, also of Augusta, tied for 23rd at 226...

Body found in lake likely that of elderly woman

...submersible to examine the lake for evidence.The killing was a shocking anomaly in a gated, exclusive community on Lake Oconee guarded by private security. Police have said they do not believe the violence was random. The home showed no signs...

Decapitation mystery: Security camera wasn't on, son tells AJC

The son of a man found decapitated at his Lake Oconee home tells the Atlanta Journal-Constition the security cameras weren't working.