Loggers face pact's end

...timber landowners aren't selling and loggers are scratching for work as mills fight...The mills get hit first, then the loggers get hit - and there are quite a few around...Mr. Thomas said. "Then after the loggers, the small nonindustrial landowners get...

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Loggers ready to retrieve sinkers

...the marks of a 19th-century logger's ax. "This wood lets us...backbreaking work of the old loggers, including four generations...to be loaded," he said. Loggers along other Southern rivers...accepting applications from loggers in early January. Applicants...

Logger dies at job site

...Deputy Coroner Tommy King Jr. said. "I spoke with some of his friends on the crew, and they said that he had been a logger almost all of his life." Scotty Fletcher can be reached at (706) 868-1222, Ext. 111, or ccchron@augustachronicle...

Bartram Trail trailhead closes for upgrades

...closed Tuesday and will remain closed for up to two weeks for a logger to thin timber, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...trailhead.Wahus said the trailhead will be closed while the logger clears an area to double the size of the existing parking lot...

Senior runner logs many miles

He was a logger by trade and a marathon man by choice. Actually, he was a logger by choice, too, and one thing followed the other. And last fall, 87-year-old O.B. Poole won a gold medal at the Senior Olympics in Orlando to add to the...

Camp loses trees to beetles

Camp Tanglewood got a haircut. Loggers have selectively thinned out the 180-acre forest to guard against...the forest as a preventative measure. During the past months, loggers have been cutting trees throughout the property and chipping debris...

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We don't deserve this

Fishermen and loggers and airline pilots know their jobs are among the most dangerous. Do parents? The truth is, parents today probably have only...

Unsightly clearcuts herald rebirth of forests and wildlife

...splendor of an autumn hardwood forest.That's always been my feeling, so you can imagine my disappointment last winter to see loggers noisily at work in our hunting club's largest swamps.By the time turkey season arrived, it was a virtual wasteland of...

Attempting to control luck part of poker's deal

LAS VEGAS --- When a 21-year-old Internet poker player beat a Maryland logger for the World Series of Poker title last year, it showed again how unpredictable poker's richest tournament can be.And as...

Inmates say sheriff used their labor

MILLEN, Ga. - It's been a sweet arrangement for a small-town sheriff who's also a logger and a landlord. He needed workers in the woods and at his rental properties, and plenty of able-bodied men landed in his jail...