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  Contributing Writer Gerald Head Lake Murray, SC - This year’s Fourth of July weekend was securely recorded in history. That being said, let’s take a look back and reflect on the holiday’s weekend numbers. The holiday weekend started Thursday night at midnight and wrapped up Sunday, July 6th at midnight. No fatalities on Lake Murray were documented over the ... Read More »

University of South Carolina team primed for Carhartt Bassmaster College Championship

University of SC Bass Team

Gettys Brannon and Patrick Walters have scored a couple of significant firsts for Anglers at USC, the University of South Carolina’s competitive bass fishing club, not the least of which is earning a slot in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Championship July 31-Aug. 2 on Georgia’s Chatuge Reservoir. Brannon, a junior advertising/marketing major from Gaffney, S.C., and Walters, of Summerville, S.C, ... Read More »

Columbia Blowfish moving to Lexington County


  Columbia Blowfish owner Bill Shanahan had been searching for about three years to find a home for his team. On Monday, Shanahan announced that the Blowfish will be moving away from Capital City Stadium to a new complex in Lexington County. “We’re excited,” Shanahan said. “We’re sad. Many, many great memories at Capital City Stadium, but we are so ... Read More »


Irmo Little League Press Release

July 17, 2009  IRMO, SC - July 13th was championship Sunday at Friarsgate Park in Irmo, SC where three Irmo Little League teams went undefeated in each of their 2014 South Carolina Little League State Championship tournaments. All three teams continue on to their respective regional tournaments to face other state champions from Tennessee, North Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Virginia, West ... Read More »

1 killed, 1 injured at block party in Newberry County

Police lights

PROSPERITY, SC (WIS) – O ne person was killed and another injured at a block party early Sunday morning in Prosperity, according to the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called to a large block party on Rikard School Road in Prosperity due to traffic congestion and noise. When deputies arrived, shots were fired and over 100 people began running ... Read More »

Purple martins flock to Lake Monticello (not Lake Murray)

Purple Martins

The annual return of purple martins to roosts in the Midlands appears to have a twist this year, as many more of the birds head to Lake Monticello rather than to the long-established main roost at Bomb Island on Lake Murray. Why? And will it continue? Nobody can say for sure. Purple martins are migratory birds who spend the winter ... Read More »

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