Lake Thurmond will accept Christmas trees for recycling - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

Lake Thurmond will accept Christmas trees for recycling

WFXG WFXG
LAKE THURMOND (WFXG) -

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Thurmond will be accepting Christmas trees for recycling. Real trees only, folks. No plastic.

Trees will be accepted from Dec. 20 through Jan. 11. The trees will be put in the lake to act as fish attractors around piers to improve fishing habitats. Some trees will also be placed at select ramps for the public to use. All decorations including tinsel, lights, garland, bulbs, and etc. must be removed from the trees before dropping them off. Dumping of wireframe wreaths, yard debris, and household trash at the site is strictly prohibited.

For more information or to volunteer, contact the Thurmond Lake Project Office at 864-333-1100 or toll-free at 800-533-3478.

Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Commissioner-Elect John Clarke on racial posts: "I can honestly say I don't remember writing those insensitive & harmful words"

    Commissioner-Elect John Clarke on racial posts: "I can honestly say I don't remember writing those insensitive & harmful words"

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:18:00 GMT
    Newly elected District 10 Commissioner is speaking publicly since some controversial posts were discovered on his social media accounts.   John Clarke is facing backlash as word gets out those posts refer to blacks using the N word several times.  Surrounded by supporters including several commissioners, newly elected District 10 Commissioner, John Clarke, addresses the racial post allegedly coming from his Facebook Page. "I can honestly say I don't remember wri...More >>
    Newly elected District 10 Commissioner is speaking publicly since some controversial posts were discovered on his social media accounts.   John Clarke is facing backlash as word gets out those posts refer to blacks using the N word several times.  Surrounded by supporters including several commissioners, newly elected District 10 Commissioner, John Clarke, addresses the racial post allegedly coming from his Facebook Page. "I can honestly say I don't remember wri...More >>
  • S.C. officials fight DOE's plan to scrap MOX plant

    S.C. officials fight DOE's plan to scrap MOX plant

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:58:51 GMT

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham was in Aiken County today speaking out against terminating the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site.  The U.S. Department of Energy wants to terminate the plans for the controversial nuclear facility that has been in the works for over a decade that has already cost several billions of dollars. 

    More >>

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham was in Aiken County today speaking out against terminating the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site.  The U.S. Department of Energy wants to terminate the plans for the controversial nuclear facility that has been in the works for over a decade that has already cost several billions of dollars. 

    More >>
  • Two Columbia County suspects wanted for gas theft

    Two Columbia County suspects wanted for gas theft

    Friday, May 25 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:45:02 GMT

    The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two male suspects, picture above. They’re suspected of stealing gasoline.

    More >>

    The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two male suspects, picture above. They’re suspected of stealing gasoline.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly