At long last: Drought ends, waters return to Lake Moultrie

Image by S.C. DNRImage by 20090615-lake.jpg Lake Marion was less lake-y back in October 2007.

For the first time in more than three years, South Carolina is officially, 100% drought free and, best yet, foot-upon-foot of water has filled lakes Marion and Moultrie.

Read more stories on this subject in our drought topic page.The Post and Courier has a nice story talking about the bounce back in tourism and the good life, but nothing capture the change better than this paring of photos.

Now that the drought's over, you can still relieve its glory days in this S.C. DNR photo gallery.