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Foundation awards grants to local non-profits

...an adaptive ski program. The organization holds an annual adaptive ski event at the Fort Gordon Recreation Area at Lake Thurmond in the summer."(This grant) will help us buy adaptive cages, tubes, life jackets and help us grow that event...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/foundation-awards-grants-loc
Weather page can fascinate

...poll workers and one voter were talking about the water level in the lake. One worker cited to the inch how far down Lake Thurmond was. I turned to my wife and proudly whispered, "That was in the paper today."Then I went and cast my ballot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-31/weather-page-can-fascinate
Faith calendar

...2014 YOUTH EXPLOSION: Open Mic Night 8 p.m. Oct. 10, Laura Grove Baptist; Fun Day 12:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Lake Thurmond Dam; youth program 10 a.m., Laura Grove Baptist; food, fun and gamesFESTIVAL OF PRAISE: With Fred Hammond and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-03/faith-calendar
Faith calendar

...2014 YOUTH EXPLOSION: Open Mic Night 8 p.m. Oct. 10, Laura Grove Baptist; Fun Day 12:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Lake Thurmond Dam; youth program 10 a.m., Laura Grove Baptist; food, fun and gamesFESTIVAL OF PRAISE: With Fred Hammond and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-09-26/faith-calendar
Dove season days added in Georgia, South Carolina for this year

...with "a place at the lake" probably has a lot bordering the Army Corps of Engineers' "collarlands" surrounding lakes Thurmond, Russell and Hartwell.Last week, the corps announced that it will seek restitution in seven cases at Hartwell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-08-23/dove-season-da
Body discovered in Lake Thurmond

About 4 p.m., the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office responded to a call that a white male, around 35-years-old, had been found near the Chamberlain's Ferry Boat landing area, according to Lincoln County Sheriff Bruce Beggs.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-11/body-discovered-clarks
Programs merge to give disabled children, adults chance at watersports using special skis at Lake Thurmond

...gone waterskiing, and she was nervous but excited.A few minutes later, Joselyn was skimming along the surface of Lake Thurmond behind a yellow motorboat."I can't swim. That's why I have this," she said, pointing to her life vest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-24/special-skiers-enjoy-lake
2014 Swim Guide

...Winfield Campground, ApplingMore: Maps, directions ? www.sas.usace.army.mil/lakes/thurmond POINTES WEST ARMY RESORT: Lake Thurmond, Appling; cabins to rent, camping sites, chalets, marina, confidence-building course...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-05-28/2014-swim-guide
Around the block

...recyclingThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept Christmas trees through Jan. 8 to be used for fish habitats at Lake Thurmond.Natural Christmas trees (no artificial ones) can be dropped off at Riverside Middle School, 1095 Furys Ferry Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-01-01/around-block
Lincoln County campgrounds will remain open

...open, the Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday.The Clay Hill, Broad River and Hesters Ferry campgrounds at Lake Thurmond opened for the 2014 recreation season this week after the Corps reached an agreement with county officials, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-05/lincoln-county-campgrounds-wi