• Nearly Record Breaking Rainfall at Lake Thurmond

    By Christie DeFoor on September 14, 2020

    Rainfall for August at Lake Thurmond was high last month, delivering about twice the average rainfall compared to what is typical for August. Lake Thurmond collected a whopping 7.4 inches in last month compared to the usual 3.8. This makes this the second highest Augusts to date! The winner goes to 1995 when Thurmond got […]

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  • Lake Levels Looking Good

    By Christie DeFoor on July 8, 2019

    The rain levels this summer are doing great things for our lake. Lake Thurmond collected 6.8 inches of rain in June. That’s a full 3 inches above the average. This number is significant for this time of year.

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  • 2018-2019 GA Hunting Season Dates

    By Christie DeFoor on November 5, 2018

    We’ve got a lot of hunters in the Augusta area and we thought it might be helpful to include the 2018-2019 Hunting Season Dates on our website. If you’re interested in looking at some great pieces of land for sale to do that hunting on, check out our land page here.  Deer Season Archery    […]

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  • Full Pool at Lake Thurmond

    By Christie DeFoor on May 4, 2018

    The recent rains have Thurmond hovering at full pool. The last time we were at full pool was almost exactly two years ago according to the Corps of Engineers. 

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  • The Look of Land for Sale

    By Christie DeFoor on September 6, 2017

    A home shows and sells more efficiently with proper curb appeal and staging. Land is no different. With land, you want to make that same positive impact. You want to make a good first impression and make sure people come for a closer look.

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  • Incredible Acreage in North Augusta SC

    By Christie DeFoor on August 28, 2017

    This  incredible property complete with a cabin and a large pond is located in North Augusta and is 74.88 total acres. On top of that, it’s only five minutes from Exit 1.

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  • Where is the Rain Going?

    By Christie DeFoor on July 10, 2017

    We’ve been getting more rain recently and that is a great thing for the lake. The levels are on the rise, but they’re not rising as fast as some of us would like or anticipate. So, why is that? The Corp of Engineers sent out an email this week about where all the rain is […]

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  • Rain at Lake Thurmond and the Outlook on 2017.

    By Christie DeFoor on March 13, 2017

    It’s been raining a bit, but not enough to fill the lake back up. How much rain we’ve had an the outlook for 2017.

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  • Finally, some rain!

    By Christie DeFoor on December 5, 2016

    If not for three light days of rain in November, the Savannah River’s sub-basins would have none.

    For yet another month, Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond seemed to almost dodge showers.

    The sub-basins only collected measurable rain on Nov. 13 (0.17 inches at Hartwell; 0.45 at Russell and 0.41 at Thurmond) and waited until the last two days of the month to finish respectably, adding another 2.4, 1.8 and 1.8 inches, respectively.

    Those last two days of the month pushed each of the sub-basins over the 2-inch mark, which is the first time that has happened since August.

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  • Concerns over Drought Management Addressed

    By Christie DeFoor on November 5, 2014

    Commander: An open letter on Savannah River Basin drought management Posted on October 31, 2014 by US Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District Editor’s Note: Since entering drought level 1 some stakeholders in the upper basin have written urging Savannah District leaders should take immediate and dramatic actions to preserve reservoir levels. Col. Thomas Tickner, the District Commander […]

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