Body found at Lake Thurmond

The body of an Aiken man was found Tuesday in Thurmond Lake, according to officials with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

Record rains not enough to lift Thurmond Lake from drought status

...flood damage to roads and 20 dams to fail, according to the Associated Press.The rainfall apparently did not reach lakes Thurmond and Hartwell to help each overcome a relatively dry September."The Savannah River Basin sputtered its way through September...

Thurmond Lake enters drought status despite wet August

...outflow decreases the amount of hydropower generated through the dams but conserves more water in the reservoirs.Once lakes Thurmond or Hartwell enter drought conditions, all of the corps' Upper Savannah River basin reservoirs remain at that level...

Heavy rainfall caused partial roof collapse at Thurmond Lake Visitor Center; closed for repairs

...Saturday, dependent on more rainfall. The facility overlooks Thurmond Dam and is the only visitor center for the lake.Thurmond Lake was 330.01 feet above sea level on Thursday morning, according to the corps. In May, the Thurmond sub-basin...

Search continues for man missing in Lake Thurmond

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

Where you live: Making waves

Heather Williamson hits a bumpy section of water while skiing Saturday during an adaptive water skiing event at Pointes West Army Resort at Lake Thurmond.

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

Lake Thurmond authorities say the search for a personal watercraft operator who went missing Monay at West Dam recreation area will likely be...

Rants & Raves

...they will have to pay more tax for the government to get their hands on it to spend as they want to. IT'S CALLED Lake Thurmond. T.H.U.R.M.O.N.D. RANT ... TO politics and politicians... where did they go?

2015 Swim Guide: Here's where to cool off this summer

...2-12; free under age 2 POINTES WEST ARMY RESORT: Lake Thurmond, Appling; (706) 541-1057; fortgordon.com...directions ? www.sas.usace.army.mil/lakes/thurmond ? 71,000 acres of water, more than 1,200 miles...

See the beauty of Augusta, Aiken today

...daily. Prices vary for recreational activities. Call (800) 533-3478 or visit www.sas.usace.army.mil/lakes/thurmond. BLANCHARD WOODS SKATEPARK AND BMX TRACK: This newly-opened skatepark and BMX track at 4600 Blanchard Woods Dr...