Bee on the Lookout: Georgia Keeper Stung by $20K Hive Heist

A Georgia beekeeper says thieves stole dozens of hives, taking off with up to $20,000 worth of equipment.

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LULA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia beekeeper says thieves stole dozens of hives, taking off with up to $20,000 worth of equipment. Don Kuchenmeister tells WSB-TV the hives disappeared Sunday morning. With more than five decades of experience in beekeeping, including 35 years as a commercial beekeeper, Kuchenmeister operates Dixie Bee Supply in Banks County, where he often teaches disabled vets his craft. He theorizes that at least half a dozen people were involved in the heist.…

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