Posts tagged with "Lake Avondale"

Bee careful – Avondale Estates issues warning about bees at lake

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 19, 2016

Avondale Estates is experiencing a problem with nature’s favorite pollinators. Apparently, things are buzzing at Lake Avondale. “Bees have been reported on the Berkeley Road side of Lake Avondale. The City is aware of the situation and is working to control the bees,” an announcement from the city says. “Signs are being installed to warn […]

Avondale Estates issues warning about snake sightings

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 15, 2016

The city of Avondale Estates is warning residents about snakes sighted at Lake Avondale. “Snake sightings have been reported in the water and along the edge of the banks at Lake Avondale,” a notice from the city says. “During this time of year and as the weather gets warmer, snakes have their young and come […]

One! Two! Three! What’s up with that tree?

Posted by December 21, 2014

By Jill Nolin, contributor Most people put up a tree for Christmas. Thomas P. Samford built a 30-foot-tall monument to the holiday in the middle of a lake. When Samford accomplished this festive feat of engineering back in 1996, he created the mother of all decorations and a fitting centerpiece for the city’s proud historic […]

Avondale plans ‘warning blasts’ for ducks on July 4

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 2, 2014

Plans for this year’s Avondale Estates Independence Day fireworks show include considerations for the ducks swimming on Lake Avondale. The announcement from the city includes an item titled, “Intermittent Warning Blasts of Fireworks for the Ducks.” “For an hour preceding the actual fireworks display, there will be intermittent warning blasts of fireworks to help acclimate the […]

Take a Walk – Spots to stretch your legs

Posted by March 31, 2014

By: Ralph Ellis Contributor  It’s spring, which means it’s time to go for a walk in the sunshine. Here are the best places to go to enjoy the beautiful weather. Atlanta Beltline The trendiest place to walk in Atlanta, of course, is the Beltline. It’s a great place to see, be seen, walk your dog, […]

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