Search continues for man missing in Lake Thurmond

Lake Thurmond authorities continue the search Tuesday for a man who went missing from a lake recreation area more than a week ago.

Memorial Day weekend delay likely in search for man missing in Thurmond Lake

...just before 3 p.m. off the beach at the park when some beach-goers saw him flung off, according to Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division Capt. Mark Padgett."We'll go through tomorrow (Friday) and see what it...

Personal watercraft rider missing at Thurmond Lake

Emergency officials are searching for a man who went missing Monday afternoon while riding his personal watercraft at Thurmond Lake's West Dam Recreation area.

Georgia DOT has until Tuesday to act on pipeline application

Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry is expected to issue a decision by Tuesday on a controversial, tri-state petroleum pipeline, proposed to run through 210 miles in Georgia.

Last pipeline hearing draws crowd

The hearing at Augusta Technical College's Burke County campus, attended by about 400, was the last chance for public comment before the May 19 deadline for DOT to respond to Kinder Morgan's application.

Georgia solar industry growth threatening state's gopher tortoise population

Georgia's official state reptile - the gopher tortoise - could be further threatened by the state's sudden surge of solar farms cropping up on rural lands where the tortoises burrow in sandy soil.

Pavey: Glascock County puts fishing as part of curriculum

GIBSON, Ga. - Glascock County's tiny school system might be the only one in Georgia where fishing is part of the curriculum.

Missing man's body found in lake

...shore at Lake Springs beach area, according to Columbia County Deputy Coroner Harriett Garrison.The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division was called to the Silver Lakes area at about 11 p.m. Saturday after three people...

Man disappears while on Thurmond Lake

Law enforcement agencies from Georgia and South Caro­lina have worked around the clock this weekend to find a man who went missing on Thurmond Lake late Saturday, officials said.

Augusta Canal trailhead to get pavilion

The Augusta Canal trailhead is receiving a makeover.Thanks in part to a $100,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the canal trailhead ? near the intersection of Milledge Road and Lake Shore Loop ? will soon boast...