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Ramblin' Rhodes: Oka' Chaffa Indian Festival to move to new location

...Park to New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam Park, according to festival co-founder...Chaffa Indian Festival at the Lock & Dam Park in Augusta for Nov. 7, 8 & 9 with...and 2013.Wolfe believes the Lock & Dam Park, operated by the Augusta-Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-26/ramblin-rhodes-oka-ch
Monthlong Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign begins

...including trail maintenance, underbrushing, bluebird boxes and litter cleanup.The cleanup is from 8 a.m. to noon, followed by the picnic.Volunteers should check in at the West Dam Recreation Area group shelter, 3946 West Dam Park Road.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-26/monthlong-thurmond-lake-clean
Baurle boat ramp closed because of flooding

The Baurle boat ramp at Lock and Dam Park has been closed because of Savannah River flooding.High...Management Office.The boat ramp is inaccessible, but Lock and Dam Park remains open.Thurmond Lake was 332.78 feet above sea...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-02/baurle-boat-ramp-closed-becau
Repairs to park reach $63,299

...and rock used to stabilize eroding shorelines at Lock and Dam Park after the Army Corps of Engineers lowered the Savannah...to collapse. The worst damage was at 50-acre Lock and Dam Park adjacent to the 63-year-old lock and dam. The park...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/26/met_280941.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Practicing patience

Mary Israel (left) of Augusta and Ronald Ryan of Hephzibah wait for a bite along the banks of the Savannah River while fishing just below the dam at the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam Park on Wednesday afternoon.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/19/met_319505.shtml
Metro
Hit Corps over lock and dam debacle

...releasing water from the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam. On Jan. 17, the river had dropped several feet. At the lock and dam park the river banks began to slide into the river and many boat docks and boats were resting on the ground. On Jan. 18...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/25/edi_280867.shtml
Editorials
Jail to answer to city leaders

...stashed in an office at the Lock and Dam Park. Commissioner Marion Williams said...has been asked to audit the Lock and Dam Park for missing money and stolen merchandise. Lock and Dam Park maintenance man Andreas Spencer was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/08/met_123754.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Ramblin' Rhodes: Blue Highway makes stop at Imperial Theatre for Southern Soul & Song

...performances with lots of unique personalities.There was some talk of moving the Oka'Chaffa festival to the New Lock & Dam park just up the road from Bush Field Airport. That's where the barbecue cooking/country music Lock & Ham Jam was held for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-11-12/ramblin-rhodes-blue-h
Across Georgia

...a woman's suicide, police said Friday.D.P. Wright, a ranger for the Army Corps of Engi neers at Lower Buford Dam Park, underwent surgery at a metro Atlanta hospital for a bullet wound in his stomach late Wednesday. Police say he was shot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-28/across-georgia
Riverwalk Augusta, boat ramps closed by flooding reopen

...cautious because the river current is still strong and snags and trees just below the surface could cause problems.Lock and Dam Park, access to the Baurle Boat Ramp, Mims Road and 10th Street access to the riverwalk and the boat ramp will remain closed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-24/riverwalk-augusta-boat-ramps-