Hunting event for the disabled to be held in Comer

Hunting event for the disabled to be held in Comer

Posted: Updated:

COMER, Ga. (AP) - An event set for next weekend in Madison County will give people with disabilities a chance to participate in a deer hunt.

The Athens Banner-Herald reports that at least 75 people are set to join the second annual Northeast Georgia Ultimate Adventure Deer Hunt on Friday and Saturday.

The hunters should arrive Friday morning at the Comer Fairgrounds for registration, orientation, an afternoon hunt and dinner. They're expected to be up the next morning for breakfast at 5 a.m. followed by more hunting in the woods.

Kirk Thomas, executive director of Outdoors Without Limits, was paralyzed while hunting in November 1992. He founded the organization in 2008. He urges hunters and fishermen who aren't disabled to come out and help someone who is enjoy a couple days of hunting.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • More Local NewsMore>>

  • Tyrone Police search for missing 13-year-old girl

    Tyrone Police search for missing 13-year-old girl

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:51:45 GMT
    Police in one South Metro city are searching for a missing 13-year-old girl.
    Police in one South Metro city are searching for a missing 13-year-old girl.
  • Man shot dead outside South DeKalb Mall

    Man shot dead outside South DeKalb Mall

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:39:41 GMT
    A man has been charged with murder after a shooting outside South DeKalb Mall on Wednesday evening.
    A man has been charged with murder after a shooting outside South DeKalb Mall on Wednesday evening.
  • Authorities investigate threat at Paulding Co. High

    Authorities investigate threat at Paulding Co. High

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:32 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:32:55 GMT
    Paulding County authorities are investigating a threat that came into Paulding County High School on Thursday morning.
    Paulding County authorities are investigating a threat that came into Paulding County High School on Thursday morning.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices