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Activities & Groups in Saint John

Date: 9/15/2017 12:40:00 PM

Zion Pentecostal Church we're here for our community. Willow Grove Garnett Settlement Taylor Lake Fairfield Baxter's Corner Barnsville Gardner's Creek and other.. REQUEST A HOME VISIT FROM THE PASTOR Saint David's United Church, 7 Gondola Point Road

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Irma: More than 40 roads closed in Upstate

Anderson Independent-Mail

Date: 9/12/2017 10:14:00 AM

Greenville County's blocked roads included Lake Fairfield Drive, Reedy Fork Road, Altamont Road, Augusta Street, Callahan Mountain Road, Chiquapin Road, Dug Hill Road, Duvall Road, Fork Shoals Road, Gap Creek Road, Garrison Road, Geer Highway

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Man faces attempted murder charge after girl thrown in lake

Fairfield Citizen

Date: 8/31/2017 11:06:00 AM

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A man accused of kidnapping a 7-year-old girl and throwing her off a bridge into a Massachusetts lake now faces an upgraded charge of attempted murder. A state judge in Worcester on Thursday set bail at $1 million for Joshua

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20 NC coastal communities could be flooded by sea water in 15 years, new report says

The News & Observer

Date: 8/29/2017 7:35:00 PM

The potentially affected communities are: Alligator, Columbia, Croatan, East Lake, Fairfield, Fruitville, Gum Neck, Lake Landing, Lake Mattamuskeet, Ocracoke, Pamlico/District 4 (includes Bayboro, Mesic, Vandemere and Hobucken), Portsmouth, Swan Quarter

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Lake Fairfield

The Weather Channel

Date: 8/20/2017 6:50:00 AM

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• River: Trinity River
• Surface Area: 2,159 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 49 feet

Fairfield Lake is on Big Brown Creek about 5 miles northeast of Fairfield off FM 488 in northeastern Freestone County, Texas.


Lake Fairfield is a 2,032-acre reservoir on Big Brown Creek, Texas, a tributary of the Trinity River, providing cooling water for two 575-megawatt lignite-fired electric generation units. Bank access is adequate and two boat ramps are present, although boat access is limited during low water levels. Giant cane and cattails form a fringe in the littoral zone around most of the lake. American lotus is present in shallow water (<4 feet deep), primarily in the backs of coves.


Access to the lake is provided through Fairfield Lake State Park, which may be closed for wildlife management activities on occasion. Check the park web page for closure notices and dates.

********** NOTICE **********

Fairfield Lake continues to experience late-summer fish kills, and TPWD has suspended stocking at this lake until further notice. Fish kills have been documented on this power-plant lake since 2003. They occur in August and September when hot weather and shorter days lead to a shortage of oxygen in the water; the most recent one occurred on 09/20/2013. For updates, visit the Facebook page for TPWD's Tyler field office.



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