COLUMBIA, S.C. – Newly minted officers from the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) graduated on April 19 from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy for its Basic Law Enforcement class. The 14 new officers for the past several weeks have undergone intense training, covering such topics as criminal domestic violence, gangs, and firearm safety, […]
Strom Thurmond High School senior JaSergio Kennion has been selected to play in the 2013 CSRA Georgia vs South Carolina High School All-Star Basketball Classic. JaSergio was selected from a group of top high school basketball players nominated by coaches and administrators. The nominees are submitted to Augusta sports in Action for selection to play […]
Senior Strom Thurmond High School baseball players were honored before the Gilbert game Monday night. Left to right Roberto Face, Jake Goforth, Graham Hatfield and Grant Rutland are joined by their families on the field as they receive a thank you from Rebel Baseball players, parents and fans for their participation in the school’s baseball […]
Aiken County’s Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area and Ecological Reserve will be open to the public on Saturdays during the month of May (4, 11, 18 and 25). Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and Ecological Reserve consists of 10,470 acres owned by the U.S. Department of Energy. The area is located in Aiken County, along the Savannah […]
The S.C Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and US Army Corps of Engineers are conducting a study of striped bass (rockfish) in Thurmond Reservoir (Clark Hill). To accomplish the objectives of the study, a number of striped bass have been implanted with transmitters and externally tagged. All tags have a […]
With the computerization of the process for obtaining hunting and fishing licenses and the minimal profit margin made on these sales, many places in the county where one once could obtain these legal documents are no longer making them available. One such instance is Sportsman’s Corner on Martintown Rd., a place many hunters and fishermen […]
Photos from Friday’s round of The Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Ga. Click on a thumbnail image, then scroll through the gallery.
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The following information is provided from SCDNR – courtesy www.SCFishingReport.com. Check the site for recent updates and detailed reports. DHEC Fish Consumption Advisories: www.scdhec.gov/environment/water/fish. Freshwater Report Mountains Area Lake Jocassee Trout: Fair to good. Captain Steve Pietrykowski reports that some very good trout are being caught on Lake Jocassee. The best pattern is trolling live medium shiners, […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Now is the time to begin the planning and preparation of fields to attract doves during the upcoming season. The mourning dove is one of the most popular game species in the Southeast, and fall dove shoots are a South Carolina tradition. Large numbers of doves will feed on waste grains and […]