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...

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.

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...

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...

Christopher Harper

...Sonja L. Graham; and numerous extended family members and countless friends. Services will be private and held at a later date. Chris left this world doing what he loved - riding his jet ski at Lake Thurmond. He will be dearly missed.

Lost on the evening of October 25 in the Lake Thurmond/Appling are...

Lost on the evening of October 25 in the Lake Thurmond/Appling area. She has a black and pink paw print collar on with no tags. She is microchipped. May be timid and also answers...

Boat sales continue rebound from recession

...Marine's 18,000-square-foot showroom and zeroed in on a 17-foot-long skiff, which they plan to take to Lake Thurmond and the coast.With a base price of $20,990, Juanita said the boat cost $10 less than her 2014 Chevrolet Cruze...