Lake Hartwell News

7/9/2017 6:41:00 PM
Lake Hartwell (Updated June 30) Lake Hartwell water levels are up to 653.47 (full pool is 660.00), and water temperatures are around 82 degrees. Clarity is good. It would be hard not to give the striped and hybrid bass top billing on Lake Hartwell right ...

7/9/2017 6:12:00 PM
Aiken Standard
The Clemson University ecology professor and his students were hoping to study the migration patterns of golden eagles, so they put out deer carcasses in South Carolina's Upstate, trying to attract the birds. Instead, their cameras captured another rarely ...

7/9/2017 6:51:00 AM
"The Clemson University Fighting Tigers have a total of 22 conference titles under their belt. Head coach Dabo Swinney‘s players have excelled both on the field and in the classroom, winning 76.1% of their games," College Factual said. Clemson is a ...

7/8/2017 1:08:00 AM
Columbus Telegram
Hopefully you didn’t cheat and look at the answers! Here we go. 1. The 48th annual 2018 Bassmaster Classic will be held once again in Greenville, South Carolina, at Lake Hartwell. 2. True. Besides having the sense of smell, sight, hearing, feel and taste ...

7/5/2017 2:23:00 AM
Not only do patrons get the benefit of new seating, they also benefit from a sound system. “When I first started (in a Clemson University planetarium), it was a small room, so I projected my voice,” she says. “I got really good at it, but here ...

7/3/2017 6:36:00 PM
It’s the day full of grilling out, family events and lots of fireworks. More than a thousand shells line the grass near Lake Hartwell waiting to be ignited for a Fourth of July fireworks show to remember. It’s all part of ClemsonFest, an event that ...

7/3/2017 2:52:00 PM
FOX Carolina
Hart County Animal Rescue said one of its volunteers is safe after a boat explosion on Sunday. A spokesperson for the animal rescue said one of their volunteers recently had the fuel pump replaced on his boat. While on Lake Hartwell near Elrod Ferry, smoke ...

7/1/2017 4:48:00 AM
Rock Hill Herald
For example, pacu, a tropical fish related to piranha that sometimes is sold in the pet trade, occasionally have been found in Lake Hartwell. “I think people keep them for a few years and they outgrow the aquarium, and then they just release them ...

6/30/2017 9:09:00 PM
Anderson Independent-Mail
Hartwell again ranked among nation's best bass waters Lake Hartwell again has been ranked among the top 100 bass fishing lakes in the nation, and among the top 25 in the Southeast. Check out this story on ...

6/28/2017 6:43:00 AM
Three of WeatherSTEM’s college football stadium weather stations are in the direct path of the August 21st total solar eclipse including Clemson University, Vanderbilt University, and Western Kentucky University. Others like the University of Georgia are ...

6/27/2017 7:07:00 PM
Anderson Independent-Mail
TOCCOA - The next several months shouldn't be as dry as last year, but what that means for Lake Hartwell's level remains an open question. About 100 lake users and officials from the Corps of Engineers, National Weather Service and other state and federal ...

6/26/2017 5:54:00 PM
The Augusta Chronicle
Birdwell said the current drought contingency plan has different thresholds to initiate water flow control from the dams at Lake Hartwell and Thurmond Lake. Current lake levels are low enough that the Corps is in what they call trigger level two.

6/26/2017 2:06:00 PM
CHARLESTON — Downy mildew has made its way in to South Carolina watermelon crops and Clemson University Extension specialist Anthony Keinath advises growers to spray fungicides to cut their losses. Downy mildew is a water mold that destroys plant foliage.

6/24/2017 9:09:00 PM
Anderson County: Lake Hartwell — Riverfork Forks Boat Ramp, 10 a.m. to noon. Beaufort County: Chechesse River — Lemon Island Landing (Edgar Glenn), 10 a.m. to noon. Berkeley County: Dunham Creek — Cypress Gardens Landing, 10 a.m. to noon. Charleston ...

6/24/2017 1:44:00 PM
The Post and Courier
Clemson University is planning a “mega event” on campus near the banks of Lake Hartwell. The eclipse there will last two minutes, 37 seconds. Marie McAden is a freelance contributor. Reach Bo Petersen Reporter at Facebook, @bopete on Twitter or 843-937 ...

6/24/2017 10:17:00 AM
Island Packet Online
“I don’t like it, and I struggle with it,” trustee Gene Warr said. During the board’s discussion, Pastides noted in-state rival Clemson University still is more expensive. USC would have raised an additional $57 million by charging Clemson’s ...

6/23/2017 12:00:00 PM
Anderson Independent-Mail
Corps taking Lake Hartwell questions Monday Corps of Engineers officials will host a workshop Monday for Lake Hartwell users. The event at North Georgia Technical College will start with an open house from 6-7 p.m. Check out this story on independentmail ...

6/22/2017 10:12:00 AM
The Miami Herald
For the past several years, water system officials have had seasonal battles with algae in Lake Hartwell, which provides up to 48 million gallons of water daily to more than a dozen regional utilities in the Anderson and Pickens areas. Executive Director ...

6/21/2017 8:14:00 PM
You may not be able to see it above the surface, but the algae in Lake Hartwell is causing headaches and nausea for some Anderson County residents. Jeff Caldwell, the Utilities Director for Anderson Electric City Utilities, says they get complaints every ...

6/21/2017 8:10:00 AM
The State South Carolina's Homepage
Since at least 2014, system officials have had seasonal battles with algae in Lake Hartwell, the key source that provides up to 48 million gallons of water daily to more than a dozen Upstate utilities. The algae in the lake produces compounds called ...

6/21/2017 1:00:00 AM
Union Daily Times
Your Cloverbud will not want to miss a day of this fun camp. For more information about the summer camps being offered by 4-H call the Clemson University Cooperative Extension at 864-427-6259. The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers its ...

6/18/2017 9:28:00 PM
FOX Carolina
The Hart County Coroner confirms a man drowned in Lake Hartwell Saturday afternoon after falling off of his float. Per Coroner Mike Adams, 29-year-old Turio Blackwell from Lavonia and his girlfriend were sitting on a floats near a cove at the Rocky Ford ...

6/16/2017 10:42:00 AM
Journal of Emergency Medical Services
Deputy Devin Hodges died earlier this month during a training exercise on Lake Hartwell. He was 30. The JEMS staff attended the 2017 American Ambulance Association's Stars of Life banquet and awards reception in Washington, D.C. on June 13, 2017.

6/16/2017 8:42:00 AM
Anderson Independent-Mail
across from the Clemson University campus. City Administrator Rick Cotton said there is no agenda for the gathering, and there are no votes listed on the agenda. Cotton added that it would be the first of a few such meetings this year to sound out ...

6/15/2017 12:33:00 PM
Anderson Independent-Mail
Lake Hartwell users have until mid-July to look over possible changes to how the Corps of Engineers copes with drought conditions. The changes in a draft proposal released this week by the Corps' Savannah District office include reducing downstream ...

6/13/2017 1:59:00 PM
United States Army
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, will hold a workshop on water management and water levels at Lake Hartwell on June 26 in Toccoa, Georgia. The three-hour event begins at 6 p.m., at the North Georgia ...

6/12/2017 5:26:00 PM
Anderson Independent-Mail
The White House had never been so, well, orange. Inundated by a large contingent of Clemson University football players, staff and fans, the South Lawn of the White House turned into a veritable Tiger Tailgate Show Monday afternoon as the Tigers were feted ...

6/12/2017 3:28:00 PM
FOX Carolina
The college football national champions, the Clemson Tigers, were honored at the White House on Monday, according to a news release from Clemson University. The Tigers toured the White House and met President Donald Trump at 3 p.m. and then headed to the U ...

6/12/2017 2:28:00 PM
FOX Carolina
The City of Clemson said customers may experience taste and odor issues with their water due to a "significant" algae bloom. The bloom of MIB algae over the past week is the result of increased lake temperatures and significant rainfall last month, Clemson ...

6/12/2017 12:46:00 PM
Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is honoring Clemson University's NCAA champion football team, calling its victory a title "for the ages." The Clemson Tigers won the national championship in January with a thrilling 35-31 victory over the Alabama ...

6/10/2017 9:23:00 PM
Lake Hartwell water levels are up to 654.06 (full pool is 660.00), and water temperatures have shot from 76 degrees to around 80 or 81 in just a few days. Clarity is good. Striped bass action has been very good on Lake Hartwell, and Captain Bill Plumley ...

6/9/2017 6:07:00 PM
Aiken Standard
Farmers getting their feet wet in agribusiness have access to comprehensive entrepreneurial education and business training through a public service program offered by Clemson University. The South Carolina New and Beginning Farmer Program provides new and ...

6/9/2017 1:34:00 AM
It’s worth seeking out next time you are up enjoying Lake Hartwell Country. The upstate of South Carolina is full of places that will turn that notion of science on its head, places that really make science all about exploration and fun. There’s big ...

6/6/2017 12:31:00 PM
ABC News
Authorities say Hodges, another deputy and an official from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were training Thursday on Lake Hartwell when all three were thrown from the boat. Coroner Greg Shore says Hodges drowned when his lifejacket got caught on a ...

6/6/2017 8:50:00 AM
A Clemson University professor is among a group of experts looking at creating an operating system that can defend against cyberattacks. The operating system under development — called S2OS — will allow data stored and transmitted in computer and ...

Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

6/4/2017 3:19:00 PM
Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement officials say a Habersham County man died while swimming in Lake Hartwell in Stephens County Saturday night. "At approximately 8:20 tonight, Georgia DNR game wardens, along with the Stephens County ...

6/3/2017 7:17:00 PM
Aiken Standard
This year’s interns come from many colleges, including Clemson University, College of Charleston, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, Georgia State University, Georgia State University College of Law, Georgia Tech, South Carolina State ...

6/2/2017 5:32:00 PM
FOX Carolina
The Anderson County coroner said an Anderson County sheriff's deputy died after an incident on Lake Hartwell Thursday morning. The Anderson County coroner said an Anderson County sheriff's deputy died after an incident on Lake Hartwell Thursday morning.

6/2/2017 9:31:00 AM
That quote by the legendary General Douglas MacArthur was the keynote Thursday night when The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame formally presented Clemson University head coach Dabo Swinney with the MacArthur Bowl, the organization ...

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