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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
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
John Godbee Sr.

...state and region. It was resolved that the segment of State Route 24 extending from the Statesboro City Limits to the Ogeechee River in Bulloch County be designated the John F. Godbee Highway. Mr. Godbee was instrumental in bringing University...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169908702
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
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
Erin Brockovich to investigate Ogeechee pollution

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The beleaguered Ogeechee River has a newfound friend in Erin Brockovich.The environmental...Ogeechee."All of us have spent many a day in the Ogeechee River," she said. "Under the circumstances, I'm not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-31/erin-brokovich-investigate-og
Local academy widens effort to land Ogeechee study funds

...discovered after 38,000 fish died along 70 miles of the Ogeechee River in May 2011.The centerpiece of that proposal involves...allows the Savannah River model to be replicated in the Ogeechee River Basin in very short order," Osteen said.Also offering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-07/local-academy-widens-effort-l
Comments on King America sanctions under final review

...written statements during a public comment period for its proposed sanctions against a textile plant linked to an Ogeechee River fish kill.In a consent order criticized by some as being too lax, Georgia's Environmental Protection Division...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-22/comments-king-america-sanctio