North Ga. Speedway ready to drop green flag on new season
North Georgia Speedway is gearing up for a new season, and officials for the clay oval — billed on the speedway’s website as “the fastest 1/3-mile dirt track in the Southeast” — are excited about plans to bring some of the biggest dirt-track racing series to Chatsworth in 2012.
He’s got wheels now
Douglas Kerns used to be a runner. The Chatsworth resident would train and participate in 5K races, half marathons and other competitive running events. However, around three years ago, he suffered a foot injury that significantly reduced the amount of time he could spend on his former passion.
But that’s OK. Cycling became Kerns’ primary love, and he wouldn’t go back.
Better outlook for Georgia Cup on third trip to Dalton
The sun may finally shine on the Dalton Grand Prix.
The Carpet Capital’s stop on the Georgia Cup cycling circuit has been affected by rain to some degree each of its first two years, but as the event returns this weekend, today’s forecast is for cool temperatures, but sunny skies and no chance of precipitation.
Georgia Cup cycling will return to Dalton
The Georgia Cup-Dalton Grand Prix cycling competition will return to the area for the third straight year next weekend.
Snake winds down for year
The Snake Creek Gap Time Trails will return to the rocky Pinhoti Trail in Whitfield County on Saturday. This race will be the third of the series, concluding the 2012 time trials.
President Requests $1.3 Billion in Fiscal Year 2013 for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The President’s fiscal year 2013 discretionary budget request supports $1.5 billion in programs for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, an increase of $72.0 million over the 2012 enacted level.
Student art contest part of Endangered Species Day
Elementary, middle and high school teachers are encouraged to have their students participate in the annual Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest, an integral part of the seventh annual national Endangered Species Day, which will be celebrated on May 18.
Zombie-themed mud run on its way
The Zombie Stomp race, an obstacle course/mud run and fun run, is scheduled for May 12 at the Silver Shoe Ranch (1400 Prosser Drive) in Dalton.
Cyclists on way back to area for time trials
The Snake Creek Gap Time Trials will return to the rocky Pinhoti Trail this Saturday.
Outdoor event today, Sunday at trade center
The Northwest Georgia Hunting and Fishing Expo continues today and Sunday at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center.
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