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Marshall White's Thurmond Lake flathead catfish was worth fighting for

...Georgia is a tie at exactly 82 pounds, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Both fish were landed in the Altamaha River, the first by Carl Sawyer in 2006, followed by Jim Dieveney in 2010. CAMPGROUNDS SAVED: Three Corps of Engineers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-04-05/marshall-white
Film crew member killed by train during Allman shoot

...film based on the life of singer Gregg Allman.The deadly accident took place at a railroad trestle that crosses the Altamaha River in Wayne County. The tracks, owned by CSX Rail road, cross private land owned by forest-products company Rayonier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-21/film-crew-member-killed-train
Allman film 'shutting down' after train crash

...was just getting started when the train crashed into the crew and its equipment Feb. 20 on a trestle crossing the Altamaha River in rural Wayne County.Sheriff's investigators said the film crew had permission to be on private property next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-27/allman-film-shutting-down-aft
Kids hunt early if parents will chaperone

...park near Augusta Regional Airport.Other sightings have continued to emerge in the Florida peninsula, Georgia's Altamaha River Basin and coastal South Carolina near Charleston.The long-necked ducks are named for their wheezy whistling call...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2012-10-07/kids-hunt-earl
Folks still fight Georgia's history

...clothing and clay. Keeping all this stuff separated is one of the main jobs of Georgiadonians."? "If the Altamaha River was straightened out, it would reach much farther. But we must cut government spending somewhere." TODAY'S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bizarre/2013-02-25/folks-still-fight-georgias-
Endangered status proposed for Altamaha spinymussel

...brink of extinction, the freshwater mussel, recognizable by up to five spines on its shell, is found only in the Altamaha River and its tributaries.The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is proposing to add the spinymussel to the federal endangered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-07/endangered-status-proposed-a
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Atlantic sturgeon may gain protection

...19,000 adult females, but today's estimates indicate there are about 343 spawning adults of both sexes in the Altamaha River, with even smaller numbers in the Savannah. The Atlantic sturgeon harvest in South Carolina peaked at 481,050...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2010-10-09/atlantic-sturg
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New riverkeeper named for Altamaha

...them aware of and enthusiastic about the river and how important it is and what a critical resource it is."The Altamaha River serves major industries in the Golden Isles, Cox said."This river is a critical economic resource for this whole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-31/new-riverkeeper-named-altama
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Radioactive water found beneath Georgia nuclear plant; officials say no threat to public health

...aquifers that supply drinking water or into the nearby Altamaha River. The contours of the ground would tend to move the...it's not making its way off the site, either to the Altamaha River or toward anyone's drinking water," Hardeman said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2011-09-30/radioactive-water-found-beneath-geo
Whistling ducks appear to be nesting in Augusta

...ago," she said.Occasional sightings had also been reported in the Florida peninsula, and later in Georgia's Altamaha River Basin and coastal South Carolina near Charleston.The supposition was that an occasional whistling duck was passing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2010-06-19/whistling-duck