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Body of 2-year-old SC girl found in river

...disappeared. Multiple media outlets reported that Natalie Faith Hasty of Lugoff was found late Saturday morning in the Wateree River in Sumter County. The girl had been missing since Friday afternoon. Officials say the girl had been playing with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-06-28/body-2-year-old-sc-girl-foun
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River that states share called 'most endangered'

...considers it threatened by potential overuse and the region's persistent drought. American Rivers put the Catawba-Wateree River at the top of its top 10 list for 2008. It's the latest bit of bad news for the 300-mile river, which is also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/17/met_195376.shtml
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South Carolina's largest dairy will be at prison

...all of the milk, eggs and grits - and some vegetables - served to 24,000 prisoners statewide. The new dairy at Wateree River Correctional Institution, set to open in January, could eventually more than double that savings, according to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-11-12/south-carolinas-largest-dair
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State institution lets public fish in ponds

...it's a great day, because you just relax. No hustle. No bustle." Mr. Cooley, 58, of Sumter, fishes at Wateree River Correctional Institution -- a medium-security men's prison with a 6,700-acre farm where many prisoners work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/17/met_469809.shtml
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Police find catching 83-year-old is difficult

...for home burglary, the Johns Island man was sentenced to five years at Wateree State Prison Farm, which is now the Wateree River Correctional Institution. He escaped Sept. 30, 1950. If the department of corrections has his birthday right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/06/met_80382.shtml
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Wife convinced bones in woods belong to husband

...veteran, was last seen July 30 when he went to see a job counselor. His car was discovered the next day under the Wateree River bridge in Richland County. A hunter found the remains Sunday near the county line, Mr. Pellicci said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/04/met_246473.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Corrections Department, saying the agency failed to protect her son. Jason Goss was found unconscious Oct. 6, 2006, at Wateree River Correctional Institution, the agency said at the time. Emergency personnel pronounced him dead at the scene. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/02/met_145851.shtml
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Fish passage at New Savannah Bluff Dam studied

...from the sea at Charleston and made their way up the Cooper River, through both Santee lakes and eventually into the Wateree River. One was found just below Wateree Dam and the other near U.S. Highway 1 a short distance downstream.Post said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-08-27/fish-passage-new-savannah-bluff-d
Across South Carolina

...segment of the cross-state Palmetto Trail is set to open in Sumter County in December, clearing a path from the Wateree River to the Intracoastal Waterway north of Charleston. The 9-mile stretch goes through Poinsett State Park and will officially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/29/met_102373.shtml
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SC loses round in high court water fight with NC

...North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper wanted McMaster to agree to let the dispute be settled by the Catawba-Wateree River Basin Advisory Committee - a river commission already appointed by both states - rather than the courts. McMaster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/21/met_564015.shtml
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