Pavey: Georgia's oldest public fishing area, in McDuffie County, has turned 50

...and 26). The 10,600-acre site is owned by the U.S. Department of Energy and managed by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. The area is located in Aiken County, along the Savannah River and south of the town of Jackson...

Winter waters hold risks

...boat had washed up on shore. Sandie Craig headed to the lake, where crews from the Georgia and South Carolina departments of Natural Resources had begun searching for signs of her husband. His capsized boat was discovered that night, but...

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.

Winter rains pull South Carolina out of early stages of drought

...spring can mean problems during the annual wildfire season which is generally March and April.The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources reports that water flows in streams have improved during the past two months and are at or above normal...

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...

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

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.

Aiken County Sheriff's Office to raise money Thursday for Special Olympics

...Aiken County Sheriff's Office, Aiken Department of Public Safety, 2nd Circuit Solicitors Office, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and WSI-SRS will hold the 2014 South Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run on Thursday.Law enforcement...

State's DNR policy 'fishy'

We received notification April 11 from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources that our registration expired for our boat. We never received a renewal notification.Well, it turns out it expired in April...

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...