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Holiday evokes memories

...79-year-old Mary Hammond was ordered to leave her home. Her son, who lives next door to her five miles from Thurmond Lake Dam in Edgefield County, said he didn't want to see her stuck inside on her special day. So he paid for a brunch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/15/met_288795.shtml
Metro | North Augusta High School
Fishing report

...have been winning. The writer burned up three-quarters of a tank of gas in seeking schooling fish in front of Thurmond Lake Dam, in Clarks Hill Park, the church cove, Keg Creek, Chigoe Creek, Owl Branch (Modoc Shores), Hamilton Branch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/16/out_353049.shtml
Outdoors
Note reasons for Lake Thurmond

...bass boats or to keep the water level up around docks on the lake. Since 1990 the Corps has cut the discharge from Thurmond Lake Dam when they are not generating power. The water level has ruined the fishing below the dam and Stephens Creek. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/01/edi_297620.shtml
Editorials
Commends Corps for taking action

...flows at the Augusta Diversion Dam instead of the Thurmond Lake Dam. Since this location includes many streams below the Thurmond Lake Dam, it makes possible flow rates from Thurmond Lake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/28/let_366481.shtml
Letters
Rants and raves

...County government, especially the transit departments. YOU WILL BE under 60 feet of water in downtown Augusta if Thurmond Lake dam gives out, levee or no levee. So plan your escape. GEORGIA CITIZENS, get ready for another "Sonny Do." It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-11-21/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Why not decommission both dams?

...industries. We have got to think about the fish only. Doing away with both dams can let fish go easier, all the way to Thurmond Lake dam. What's good for one is good for both, or is it? Ron Swank, Blythe

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/13/edi_288578.shtml
Editorials
Beard incredulous over investigation

...politely said he'd look into the matter and report back. Now, if you don't know to head for high ground if the Thurmond Lake dam bursts or to go west if a hurricane from the Atlantic is blowing toward you, a sign is not likely to help you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2009-10-04/beard-incredulo
City Ink | TEE Center | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Strange sights nothing new in area skies

...that's required. About a month ago, the airport received a call from a man who said he saw strange lights around the Thurmond Lake Dam in Columbia County. Airport officials told the man C-130 military planes often fly near the dam at night. According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/02/met_387600.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field | Daniel Field
Fishing report

...Bob Baurle), 1-706-793-8053 - Gregory Kist and I caught a bunch of big yellow perch and bream below the Thurmond Lake Dam. We used hybrid pink worms, hybrid red worms and small shiners. While many perch hit the shiners, we also caught...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/31/fis_399026.shtml
Fishing
AP awards Chronicle staff

...Graphics Editor John Fleming received second-place recognition for his graphic on the turbine operations of the Thurmond Lake dam. The contest was judged by AP member newspaper editors in Illinois. Other newspapers in the Morris Communications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/07/met_287628.shtml
Metro