Savannah River Bacteria | The Augusta Chronicle

...Wrightsboro Road, don't worry: It is. Water in other areas, however, isn't so clean -- and in some cases, not suitable for swimming or wading, according to an Augusta Chronicle analysis of samples from 50 sites in Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties...

Wine Time: Director's Cut Zinfandel 2012, Dry Creek Valley

...renaming it the Francis Ford Coppola Winery. It features a gorgeous tasting room, movie memorabilia, a restaurant and a large swimming pool for families who visit the winery. Coppola says he was inspired by Denmark's Tivoli Gardens to create a place for families...

Greenbrier sweeps county swimming championships

...was little room between the top teams at the Columbia County Swimming Championships all night, and in the end it was the Greenbrier...a big night, winning the 500 free and 200 free as well as swimming a leg on the winning 200 free relay and 400 free relay to end...

Private pool inspection change sought

ATLANTA -- County inspectors wouldn't have access to swimming pools operated by condominium associations and time-share operators under legislation introduced by Rep. Jeff Jones, R-Brunswick...

Wallace, Petras lead local swimmers and divers at state meet

Davidson's Lindsay Wallace finished third at the girls 100 yard freestyle at this past weekend's swimming and diving state championship in Atlanta. Wallace swam the event in 52.10 seconds, which beat her 52.16 time in the prelims...

Prevent the next rail disaster today

...my job is to keep watch over our most precious resource, the Savannah River, and the communities that depend upon it for swimming, drinking and fishing. I take this job very seriously. Over the past eight years I have found that often, when a spill...

Grovetown's Tom Lewis is on perch patrol

...he said. "There are more of them, but they are a lot smaller."This time of year, the big, egg-laden females are swimming upstream to spawn and tend to congregate downstream from dams."You'll get them from 1 to 2 pounds," Lewis said. "But...

Alaska voyage proves exciting way to learn state's colorful history

...gawked and marveled as the fish threw themselves up a rocky waterfall.Though I've often heard the phrase "like salmon swimming upstream" to describe going against the flow, I didn't really appreciate the sentiment until then.


...900.More than four years after the death of Fran Crippen, swimming's international governing body has scheduled an open water...The United States is not happy about that decision.USA Swimming says it will boycott the March 13 event in Abu Dhabi, calling...

The annual winter fish kill is underway at Thurmond Lake

...death, threadfin shad are moribund even when water temperatures are in the upper 40s to low 50s and thus have very limited swimming ability," When water temperatures rise, threadfin shad will become more active and will be able to avoid entrainment, he...