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Bartram Trail Petersburg Trailhead to receive $100,000 for improvements

...During the closure, trail users may access Bartram Trail from nearby trailheads at Wildwood, Lake Springs and West Dam parks.For more information, contact the J. Strom Thurmond Project Office at (800) 533-3478 or visit the SORBA-CSRA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/bartram-trail-petersburg-trai
Rants & Raves

...Augusta City Parks and Recreation Department for efforts to trim dead trees and limbs at the New Sa vannah Bluff Lock and Dam Park and to their limited park staff for their continued efforts! THE AMOUNT OF trash along the area's roads is appalling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-27/rants-raves
Satan is alive and well

...are people who still doubt the existence of God.This year, we had the Pagan Pride Festival at Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam Park and Gay Pride Day in Augusta.On the morning of Sept. 30, at the entrance to the restrooms at the Columbia County Amphitheater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-23/satan-alive-and-well
Ramblin' Rhodes: Ghost stories begin with cemetery

...excitement is building for the third annual Oka'Chaffa Indian Festival taking place in a few days at the New Savannah Lock & Dam Park near Augusta Regional Airport.Schools are invited to take part in an educational field day trip from 9:30 a.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-29/ramblin-rhodes-ghost-
Augusta Pagan Pride Day, harvest ritual set for Nov. 1

...different pagan groups in the area, plus activities, workshops and rituals. It will be held at New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam Park, which offers a pavilion in case of rain.The event will include a performance by Bardic Fire Drum Circle, and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-24/augusta-pagan-pride-day-
Fall is season of city park projects

...will start in mid-November, including adding yellow fence toppers at Diamond Lakes Park, parking blocks at Lock and Dam Park, and picnic tables and possibly 50 to 75 Maple, Elm or Oak trees at various facilities."This is a big deal," John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-10/fall-season-city-park-projec
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
Ramblin' Rhodes: Interviews during 2014 touched on numerous topics

...interviews during the year. CHIPPA WOLFE: About moving his Oka'Chaffa Indian Festival to the New Savannah River Lock & Dam Park: "The city of Augusta park people have been such a pleasure to work with. They are excited about this being a family-oriented...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-23/ramblin-rhodes-interv
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
Ramblin' Rhodes: Sounds at Riverwalk will be from Yonder Mountain

...Festival: Schools are invited to a field day trip from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at New Savannah Lock & Dam Park near Augusta Regional Airport. Students and chaperones, $7. Teachers and bus drivers, free. Native American arts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-15/ramblin-rhodes-sounds