Lake Jocassee News

1/19/2019 7:15:00 PM
Index-Journal
Lake Jocassee is at 99.0 percent of full pool, and after falling to about 56 degrees water temperatures have rebounded to about 57 or 58. Even with all the rain the lake is clear, but there is some st...

1/8/2019
Patsy Mercer
Before buying a lot or building a new home on Lake Lanier, first find out if the land comes with a boat dock. Because if it doesn’t, your chances of securing a new dock permit are slim to none. Lake Lanier already is at its maximum number of boat docks at a little over 10,600. Before that limit could be increased by…

1/5/2019 9:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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1/3/2019 4:35:00 AM
WLTX
Preliminary information from the National Weather Service in Greer report that the Walhalla State Fish Hatchery near Lake Jocassee had 123 inches (312 centimeters) of rain in 2018. Employees at the we...

1/2/2019 1:31:00 PM
The Post and Courier
More than 123 inches — 10 feet — fell at the Walhalla State Fish Hatchery near Lake Jocassee, according to preliminary data by the National Weather Service office in Greenville. That would be more rai...

12/18/2018 1:17:00 PM
Canoe & Kayak Magazine
Tucked up in the northwestern corner of South Carolina, along the North Carolina border, is one of the Southeast's most beloved bodies of water: the 7,565-­acre Lake Jocassee. Four pristine rivers fee...

12/18/2018 6:54:00 AM
the NEWSSTAND
CLEMSON, South Carolina — Bartram’s Bass are a rare catch for fishermen to land on their hooks and a Clemson University fisheries ecologist is working to ensure that thrill continues to be ...

10/31/2018 12:56:00 PM
The Transylvania Times
The sun breached over the mountains, oars created the sweet sound of a gentle wake, and 300 feet below the Coyote class is the submerged Jocassee Valley. Mountain Sun Community School's middle school ...

10/16/2018 4:24:00 PM
North Carolina Sportsman
Lake Jocassee’s bass will still be deep for the most part, even in October when temperatures usually begin to fall, according to guide Rob McComas of Mill Spring, N.C. Nestled in the South Carolina mo...

10/16/2018 2:57:00 PM
Blue Ridge Outdoors
Indulging in a ramen lunch break on a rock beside Lake Jocassee, we contemplated swimming. I asked Seth if there were any snakes. “Not likely,” he replied. We eased into the water. “Except for that bl...

10/12/2018 7:08:00 PM
WYFF
Bystanders pulled an unconscious man from Lake Jocassee and performed CPR on him after he was injured while jumping from an 80-foot cliff, a release from the fire chief said. Oconee County Fire Chief ...

10/12/2018 3:14:00 PM
The Anderson Independent-Mail
Man airlifted to hospital after diving off 80-foot cliff at Lake Jocassee A man was airlifted to the hospital Friday afternoon after diving off an 80-foot cliff at Lake Jocassee. Check out this story ...

10/12/2018 2:50:00 PM
Fox Carolina News
OCONEE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) - A man had to be taken to a hospital via helicopter Friday after jumping into a lake from a cliff. Charles V. King, fire chief for Oconee County Emergency Services, s...

10/11/2018 6:30:00 AM
Greenville Journal
Lake Jocassee in the fall. Photo courtesy ofDiscoversouthCarolina.com. Because of changes in elevation, Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina together enjoy one of the longest fall foliage ...

10/11/2018 2:04:35 AM
Greenville News
The day will be made up on April 22, 2019, according to that statement. Related:: Hurricane Michael: What Greenville and Upstate South Carolina can expect AdChoices 1 2 3 4 YOU MAY LIKE Sponsored Link...

10/10/2018 3:50:00 AM
The Greenville News
Hurricane Michael strengthened to a Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale with sustained winds up to 140 MPH overnight. The "extremely dangerous" storm is expected to make landfall on the Florida pan...

9/17/2018 9:34:00 AM
The Greenville News
Hurricane Florence: How Upstate South Carolina is helping with disaster relief Hurricane Florence brought damaging floods and heavy winds to the southeast. Here are a few ways the Upstate is helping t...

9/15/2018 9:02:47 PM
Greenville News
For Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina, large amounts of rain are predicted to fall. Florence: Power out for some in Greenville, Spartanburg counties as Florence begins to impact area P...

9/14/2018 9:03:03 PM
Greenville News
Florence weakens over eastern South Carolina 4:55 a.m. | Greenville, SC Tropical Storm Florence is weakening as it moves inland over eastern South Carolina, but continues to cause catastrophic floodin...

9/12/2018 4:21:00 AM
The Greenville News
Hurricane Florence: Where to stay in Upstate South Carolina if you’re evacuating Here's a look at lodging availability in Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson Counties this week as Hurricane Florence ...

9/6/2018 6:33:20 PM
Anderson Independent-Mail
Another scene from the movie was shot at the Mount Carmel Baptist Church cemetery, which — ironically — was later flooded and now lies 130 feet below the surface of Lake Jocassee on the border of Ocon...

9/6/2018 10:35:00 AM
WFAE
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Aug. 6 approved a license amendment that lets Duke install more powerful turbines at the Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station on Lake Jocassee, in northwest Sout...

9/6/2018 5:00:00 AM
WFAE
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Aug. 6 approved a license amendment that lets Duke install more powerful turbines at the Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station on Lake Jocassee, in northwest Sout...

9/5/2018 8:28:00 PM
WYFF
OUR JOE RIPLEY IS HERE WITH HOW TRAINING WORKS. JOE: YOU MIGHT HAVE HEARD THE BUZZING BLADES OF HELICOPTERS FROM TABLE ROCK, PINNACLE MOUNTAIN, OR LAKE JOCASSEE TODAY. ONE PAIR OF BLADES BELONGED TO S...

8/13/2018 12:35:00 PM
WFAE
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Aug. 6 approved a license amendment that lets Duke install more powerful turbines at the Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station on Lake Jocassee, in northwest Sout...

8/5/2018 1:54:00 PM
GoUpstate
Lake Hartwell was next highest with 21 fatalities since 1993, followed by the Chattooga River with 13 and Lake Jocassee with nine, according to Oconee County data. Of the 32 fatalities at Lake Keowee ...

8/3/2018 8:08:00 PM
Index-Journal
Summers Pendarvis, who is also the company’s new broker-in-charge, represented the buyer of a $2.35 million home on Lake Jocassee. A real estate deal that Pendarvis says presented a few twists at time...

6/29/2018 5:00:00 PM
Topix
Locations to be impacted include... Salem, Devils Fork State Park, Oconee State Park, Lake Jocassee, Mountain Rest, Bad Creek and Pine Mountain.

6/29/2018 1:35:00 PM
WSPA
GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) - As families prepare to spend the weekend ahead of Independence Day celebrating at pools, lakes and beaches, lifeguards and instructors are reminding swimmers to follow safety precautions such as constant supervision of children ...

6/25/2018 10:13:00 AM
The Greenville News
Storms hit Lake Jocassee as boaters try to get ashore A storm with winds reaching 60 mph hits Lake Jocassee as boaters try to get ashore. Check out this story on greenvilleonline.com: https://grnol.co/2K6CnFL

6/21/2018 5:11:00 AM
The Anderson Independent-Mail
A young couple's rented kayak cuts a subtle wake across the calm, emerald waters of Lake Jocassee. Beneath the leisurely rowing of their oars a pastoral Atlantis rests in an endless sleep. Debbie Fletcher knows what ghosts haunt the desolate bottom.

6/19/2018 4:11:00 PM
The State
The quake, that registered as a 2.2 magnitude, struck at about 10 p.m. at Lake Jocassee, near the North Carolina and Georgia borders. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 2.2 magnitude earthquak...

6/19/2018 9:00:00 AM
WYFF
WEBVTT NEW AT NOON, AT 2.2 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE WAS REPORTED NEAR THE EDGE OF LAKE JOCASSEE. THAT’S ACCORDING TO THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY. THE EARTHQUAKE WAS DETECTED JUST BEFORE 5:00 YESTERDAY EVENING ON THE EASTERN SHORE OF THE LAKE.

6/19/2018 8:11:00 AM
The State
The quake, that registered as a 2.2 magnitude, struck at about 10 p.m. at Lake Jocassee, near the North Carolina and Georgia borders. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 2.2 magnitude earthquak...

6/19/2018 8:09:00 AM
WSPA
PICKENS, SC (WSPA) - The US Geological Survey (USGS) reports there was an earthquake in Pickens Co., SC. They say it happened around 5:59 p.m. Monday, June 18. It was a magnitude 2.2 and happened on near the eastern shore of Lake Jocassee, according to ...

6/11/2018 2:23:00 PM
The State
If you only take one day trip out of Columbia this summer, you won’t regret choosing Lake Jocassee in Salem. This 7,565-acre lake is a hidden gem, surrounded by mountains with four major waterfalls and several smaller that cascade into its clear ...

6/3/2018 8:53:00 AM
GoUpstate
The power plants at Lake Keowee, Lake Jocassee and Bad Creek; the Oconee, Catawba and Robinson nuclear stations; the brand new W.S. Lee natural gas plant — these engineering marvels are what ensure that the power is there 24/7 to fuel our lives and our ...

5/24/2018 7:05:00 AM
Fox Carolina News
Officials said she was walking alongside the water when she slipped. Technical rescuers on land and divers in boats on Lake Jocassee assisted with the search operation. Approximately 40 to 50 people were on scene searching the waterfall. King said limited ...

5/24/2018 5:35:00 AM
The Greenville News
The weekend forecast is bad news for anyone looking for a break from the pattern of rain and storms that's plagued the Upstate. The National Weather Service at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is predicting a wet weekend with the potential for ...

5/22/2018 3:28:00 AM
WJBF
Rescue crews searched Lake Jocassee and land for Mimms for hours Sunday afternoon. The search was suspended around 8:30 p.m. and resumed Monday morning. Her body was found about 24 hours later in a pool of water beneath Lower Whitewater Falls along the ...





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