Court case at King Park put county in a pickle

By LARRY HOBBS Feb 4, 2020Glynn County officials have well-intentioned plans at Kings Park on St. Simons Island that would serve a growing number of followers to an increasingly popular sport.But not everyone is happy about it. Some nearby residents fear they are just going to pave paradise and

Macon, Georgia’s Tattnall Square Park to get pickleball courts [Video]

Macon, Georgia's Tattnall Square Park to get pickleball courts Several tennis courts at Tattnall Square Park are transforming for a new sport called pickleball. The craze is growing nationwide, including here in Macon.'We have a lot of players now:' Pickleball courts coming to Macon-Bibb park Macon-Bibb County says there is a growing

Gainesville, Georgia: Mammoth new active-adult community, partially in South Hall, is humming with residents, Pickleball

The new clubhouse is completed at the 784-home Del Webb Chateau Elan in Braselton. The development straddles Hall and Gwinnett counties. - photo by Scott Rogers Jeff Gill Follow @jeffgtimes The Times - Dec. 25, 2019Residents are pouring into what will be a 784-home, 55-and-older community straddling Hall and Gwinnett counties

Dawson, Georgia, Park and Rec provides Pickleball Fun for all ages

Bob Christia - - June 12, 2019Dawson County Parks and Recreation's primary mission is to create a fun, safe, and nurturing environment in which people of all ages can grow, benefit, and enjoy the quality of life through diverse recreational and leisure opportunities.Approaching his first anniversary as Director, Matt

Pickleball professional Kyle Yates helps to grow sport with clinics

Pickleball pro Kyle Yates (center) gives instructions during a clinic Friday at Forest Hills Racquet Club. The Florida native has won eight gold medals in the U.S. Open Pickleball Championships. [WILL CHENEY/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]By Will Cheney Staff WriterMay 24, 2019Pickleball professional Kyle Yates is watching his sport grow by

Pickleball Mania Makes It a Must-Have Amenity in Senior Living

Chuck Sudo - April 18, 2019As the sport’s popularity surges, adding pickleball facilities  could be a competitive advantage for senior living providers courting tenants.Pickleball combines elements of tennis, ping pong and badminton, and is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. Nearly 3.1 million Americans play pickleball, according