When and where to celebrate the Fourth of July

...Soldier Memorial 8 a.m. Saturday, July 4, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Martinez, adjacent to Reed Creek Waterfall Bridge; in conjunction with Yankee Doodle raceJuly Fourth Ceremony at Augusta's Signers Monument: 9-11...

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Despite temperatures hovering around 100 degrees, Sky Elledge, background, and Eric Carter found a shady spot above Reed Creek in Martinez to string up their hammocks Wednesday.

Reed Creek project may get funding

...needed to protect development along Reed Creek. The state has about $25 million...be allocated for projects such as Reed Creek, said Mike Sherberger, assistant...estimated $21 million in repairs to the Reed Creek drainage basin, which includes the...

Overnight rain soaks Columbia County

...Emergency Operations Division, almost 6 inches of rain fell in Appling. Rainfall levels for the time period include:? Reed Creek Water Plant (578 Stevens Creek Rd, Martinez) ? 2.10 inches.? Petersburg Station (Martinez) ? 2.48 inches.? Point...

Sewage spill in Reed Creek

...6,000 gallons of sewage spilled into a tributary of Reed Creek on Tuesday when a clogged sewer line overflowed in a...Watervale and Barrington neighborhoods before connecting to Reed Creek.The Utilities department has posted signs warning of...

Reed Creek sand runoff might be clogging canal

...allegations that sediment from the Reed Creek Diversion Canal project impacted...couple of sand bars near the mouth of Reed Creek in the canal," said Columbia County...the diversion canal that connects Reed Creek to the Augusta Canal in an effort...

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Study of Reed Creek tributaries nears end

...stormwater consultant's study of the tributaries of Reed Creek should be ready by the end of May. Then, county officials...C.-based firm. The company's study of the main Reed Creek drainage basin -- completed last summer -- called for...

State officials try to calm River Watch extension concerns

...through a system of curbs and gutters into a closed drainage structure that runs into a natural outfall leading into Reed Creek."There's not going to be enough absorption in the soil," said Schultz, who feels a catch basin might be needed...

Residents fight sediment pollution from River Watch Parkway extension

...standards that are extremely important during construction phase."Bonitatibus said a sampling she conducted Feb. 26 found Reed Creek, a nearby stream that runs from Washington Road to the Savannah River, had a turbidity level six times greater than...

County plans stormwater fee

Reed Creek begins inauspiciously enough: Its source...huh?" But Mr. Leiper knows how bad Reed Creek can be. He has seen it eat away at back...consultant's 1997 study. Simply put, Reed Creek is Columbia County's No. 1 stormwater...

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