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Winter rains pull South Carolina out of early stages of drought

Assistant State Climatologist Wes Tyler said there were not a lot of rainy days in recent weeks, but that when rain did come, it provided a good soaking.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-23/winter-rains-pull-south-carol
Labor Day holiday signals end to sluggish sea turtle nesting season

SAVANNAH, Ga. - After four busy nesting years on beaches from Georgia to the Carolinas, loggerhead sea turtles this summer laid their eggs at a much pokier pace.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-06/labor-day-holiday-signals-end
Dove season days added in Georgia, South Carolina for this year

Dove hunters on both sides of the Savannah River will enjoy longer seasons this year, due to amended guidelines at the federal level.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-08-23/dove-season-da
Pardon Our Mess: Abandoned houseboat on Savannah River bank

...owner Eddie Moyer is responsible, but since he has not acted, the responsibility transferred to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, which could not be reached for comment Friday.ACTION PROMISED: Though it is not their responsibility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-23/pardon-our-mess-abandoned-ho
J. M. Pendarvis Jr.

EDISTO ISLAND, S.C. - J.M. Butch Pendarvis, Jr., age 75, of Edisto Island, SC, passed away in his sleep on Thursday, October 9, 2014, at the Trinity Mission Health & Rehab of Edgefield in Edgefield, SC. Relatives and friends are invited to attend

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172757693
Aiken County Sheriff's Office to raise money Thursday for Special Olympics

In hopes of raising money for Special Olympics, the Aiken County Sheriff's Office and others will be hosting the 2014 South Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2014-05-07/aiken-county-sheriffs-office-
State's DNR policy 'fishy'

I wish Gov. Nikki Haley would look into this office, because something fishy is going on at the DNR.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-16/states-dnr-policy-fishy
Pardon Our Mess: Abandoned boat

...homeless camp, according to Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus.ACTION TAKEN: When the boat sank, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Coast Guard assisted the Riverkeeper with removing all contaminants. But removing the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-10-13/pardon-our-mess-abandone
Phinizy Swamp Wildlife Management Area takes on cleaner look

Hunters who visit the Phinizy Swamp Wildlife Management Area will enjoy a cleaned up, widened access road, courtesy of an in-house project organized by the Wildlife Resources Division.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2013-09-21/phinizy-swamp-
Aiken drowning victim identified

The South Carolina DNR is investigation a canoe accident which left a 74-year-old Aiken man dead Tuesday afternoon in Aiken County. The name of the victim has not been released.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-13/dnr-leads-investigatio