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Georgia lets expire 15-year ban on using coastal aquifer to stash river water for droughts

...spurred into action back in 1999 when a private company in Savannah sought a permit to pump treated river water from the Ogeechee River into the aquifer ? and then sell the stored water to customers. State lawmakers agreed to put the practice on hold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-lets-expire-15-year-b
Georgia updates state disaster plan

...thing to do," he said.The EPD was criticized in recent years for its response to disasters in Athens and along the Ogeechee River that led to massive fish kills. A fire at a chemical plant near an Athens stream and a pollution discharge into the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-29/georgia-updates-state-disast
New year, better water

...of the recent settlement of a complicated pollution case that began in May 2011, when 38,000 fish died along the Ogeechee River.First and foremost, the site of one of the state's worst fish kills will now rank among the most protected and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-29/new-year-better-water
Lots to do for Halloween

...activities; free; (478) 232-2982 RIVERFEST: OGEECHEE RIVER MILLWhen: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26Where: Ogeechee River Mill, 262 Reynolds Road, Warrenton, Ga.Details...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-10-23/lots-do-halloween
Red Cross honors 13 local heroes at awards breakfast

...pull a man who outweighed him from the cold, deep Ogeechee River, he briefly wondered whether he would have to let...30 p.m. that four hunters had been lost in the Ogeechee River near the Jefferson/Washington County line. After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-06-12/red-cross-honors-13-lo
Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Hands of the Spirit' tells story of unlikely artist J.B. Murray

...announced later.Murray, who died in 1988, lived in a shack without electricity or plumbing that he built near the Ogeechee River.At age 70, he was watering his potato patch one day when an eagle crossed his line of sight.He interpreted it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-07-17/ramblin-rhodes-hands-
Emanuel County man finds use in road kill

...waist. On weekends when couples decide where they'll eat out, Burke is eating way out, as in the woods along the Ogeechee River. "I'm a practicing survivalist," Burke said with a foxtail dangling from his tricorn hat. "I make all the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-28/emanuel-county-man-finds-use
Ramblin' Rhodes: With September comes abundance of live music

...I haven't done nightclubs since I was in my 30s, and I'm now 65," he said. "I've got a place on the Ogeechee River and spend time with my family. I was gone on the road from my family on so many weekends and holidays. I told my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-08-28/ramblin-rhodes-septem
Ramblin' Rhodes: From serious to sweet, quotes stand out among rest

...Columbia Records: "I haven't done nightclubs since I was in my 30s, and I'm now 65. I've got a place on the Ogeechee River and spend time with my family. I was gone on the road from my family on so many weekends and holidays. I told my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-12-24/ramblin-rhodes-seriou
Don't blame Corps of Engineers for rising water

...Thomson regional office, was recognized for helping in the 10-hour rescue last March of four lost hunters on the Ogeechee River.Crawley located the hunters in waist deep water approximately a mile from the river bank. One of the men panicked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-01-04/dont-blame-cor