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Floods kill at least 12 in Utah polygamous town; at least 4 more die at Zion National Park

...to just 6 feet across in places. Baker said the canyon received more than a half-inch of rain in a single hour.Park rangers advised the group when they picked up their permit Monday that weather conditions were poor, but until canyons are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-15/floods-kill-least-12-utah-polygamou
National parks draw in record crowds

...one day. The average is 6,000 per day, although it's hard to say what's typical these days, said supervisory park ranger A.J. Lapre.Marie Puirier of Montepellier, France, spent about 15 minutes looking for a parking spot but did not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-09-03/national-parks-draw-record-crowds
Volunteers needed for Thurmond Lake cleanup

...individuals to help complete the projects.To participate in the cleanup, submit a registration form online or call Corps Park Ranger Ron Woodall at (864) 333-1131 by Sept. 12. Completed forms can be dropped off or mailed to Thurmond Project Office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-23/volunteers-needed-thurmond-la
Hot weather, high water at Thurmond Lake attracting big crowds

...boating, fishing and swimming at Thurmond Lake have kept park rangers on their toes, especially on weekends. In May, user...typically scheduled in the afternoon, he said.Alford said park rangers are prepared for a busy holiday weekend and will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-28/hot-weather-high-water-thurm
Barcelona closes in on Spanish league title

...Wins for Sunderland, Leicester, and Aston Villa pushed them clear of the bottom three, and left Hull and Queens Park Rangers as the teams most likely to go down with Burnley. LIGUE 1: Lyon's hopes of winning the French league appeared over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-09/barcelona-closes-spa
Body of Jackson man found in lake

...Coroner Bonnie King said that a park ranger found Devin T. Wright, 47, of...missing early Saturday after a park ranger at the recreation area on Thurmond...but was not reported until the park ranger saw it again Saturday morning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-14/body-jackson-man-found-lake
Authorities search for wanted man missing from recreation area

...of Jackson, S.C., was listed as missing after a park ranger at West Dam Recreation area at Thurmond Lake found Wright's...park the night before, but was not reported until the park ranger saw it again Saturday morning.Though no one saw Wright...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-13/authorities-search-wan
Barcelona stumbles to draw, Real Madrid gains ground

...behind Chelsea with six matches to go, but Jose Mourinho's side has two games in hand.Chelsea plays the Queens Park Rangers today, while Manchester rivals United and City meet in a clash between third and fourth.It is a tight tussle against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-11/barcelona-stumbles-d
US women rout New Zealand in exhibition match

...sensational strikes didnt' just come from the top teams. Bobby Zamora lobbed the ball past the goalkeeper to score as Queens Park Rangers stunned 10-man West Bromwich Albion 4-1.QPR remains in the drop zone, while Leicester is still bottom despite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-04/us-women-rout-new-ze
Missing man thrown from personal watercraft identified as search continues at Thurmond Lake

...yards off shore near Thurmond Dam, according to Georgia Department of Natural Capt. Mark Padgett. Witnesses told a park ranger they saw the man fall off the WaveRunner, surface once and go under again. He was not wearing a life jacket.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-19/man-missing-lake-identified