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Lake Olmstead fish are safe to eat

...enough to be eaten, so I passed the question on to longtime regional biologist Ed Bettross, who works out of the Thomson District office."We sent fish from the lake to the Environmental Protection Division for contaminant sampling in 2011 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2013-09-19/lake-olmstead-fi
Thomson DA explains why he won't seek death penalty in 2011 slaying

THOMSON - District Attorney Dennis Sanders says he will not seek the death penalty against two people charged in a 2011 slaying because of a variety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-03-29/thomson-da-explains-wh
'Bubble' collapse could be deadly

...near the dam and fishermen have been catching some quality fish there," said Ed Bettross, who works out of the Thomson District office. "If that bubble collapses, those fish won't have anywhere to go and will die." Professional guide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/24/fis_541897.shtml
Fishing
Georgia wildlife technician calls it quits

...Jerry Germann, who came to the Thomson District in 1971. "It was good to work...In 1972, Bunch came to the Thomson District -- carrying out a promise Kirkland...return home and when I came to Thomson District, my office was my home in Tignall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/18/oth_259344.shtml
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Fishing for fun? Take the whole family out

...record status with the International Game Fish Association in Dania Beach, Fla. He first must take the fish to the Thomson District office of the Georgia DNR so a fisheries biologist can verify its identity. MERRY LAND BRICKYARD PONDS Harrison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/06/fis_123450.shtml
Fishing
Minister fought for church's rights

...Maness, now the presiding elder of the Augusta-Thomson District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. In...Age: 51 Occupation: Presiding elder, Augusta-Thomson District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Accomplishment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/10/met_415159.shtml
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Savannah stocks are rising

...Some law enforcement officials, however, take a different view. Wildlife Resources Capt. Philip Moss of the Thomson district said he prefers that anglers not intentionally fish for stripers. "We don't go over there and cite people for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/23/out_328569.shtml
Outdoors
Cold months send critters packing

...DOVE HUNTERS Georgia's first dove season has come and gone, and the Wildlife Resources Division officers from the Thomson district stayed pretty busy. In all, 2,613 dove hunters throughout the east Georgia area that includes Augusta were checked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/07/out_324743.shtml
Outdoors
Officials issue citations as hunting season opens

...which is great," Moss said. "Normally we have people falling out of deer stands and shooting each other." Thomson District Citations: Hunting over bait: 95 Not wearing orange: 71 Hunting without license: 24 Untagged deer: 24 Trespassing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/05/out_298953.shtml
Outdoors
Across the area: State court upholds murder conviction

...the public, will be presented by Georgia Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist Vic VanSant of DNR's Thomson district office. For more information, call 863-2324. WASHINGTON COUNTY Two charged in man's slaying A 17-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/02/met_272210.shtml
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