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Anti-blight plan to be tested in Irmo-St. Andrews

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LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC Lexington County Council settled Tuesday on an area on the north side of Lake Murray for a one-year test of a blight prevention plan. The standards will apply to neighborhoods in Irmo, St. Andrews and Dutch Fork once council members settle on the design in a few months. A triangular area bounded by the lower Saluda River, ...

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Parks at Lake Murray Dam open for 2015 season

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CAYCE, S.C. (AP) – The parks at Lake Murray are open for the spring. South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. is opening its parks on the Lexington and Irmo sides of the Lake Murray Dam on Wednesday. The boat-launching park on the Irmo side will be staffed through Sept. 1. The beach and recreation area on the Lexington side will ...

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Like shooting fish – er, eggs – in a barrel


COLUMBIA, SC About this time every year, I get a jelly bee-n in my Easter bonnet. The source of my ruffled feathers is the tranformation of the classic Easter egg hunt into the over-too-easy pursuit of thousands of plastic eggs lying in plain sight on a flat surface. If you don’t know egg-xactly what I mean, let me lay it ...

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Coroner: Greer teen dies following Lake Keowee rescue

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SALEM, SC (FOX Carolina)  The Oconee County Coroner’s Office said a teenager died Friday night due to complications of an apparent drowning at Lake Keowee. Coroner Karl Addis said Oconee County 911 services received a call at 5:22 p.m. for assistance with a missing person in the water at Fall Creek, a popular swimming location on Lake Keowee. Addis said ...

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NEWS RELEASE TEMPLATE: SURVIVOR CELEBRATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Andre Shepherd, ACS Relay Specialist 803-760-0172 andre.shepherd@cancer.org Cancer Survivors and Caregivers to be Honored at Relay For Life Lexington, South Carolina (03/31/2015) – Local cancer survivors and their caregivers will take the celebratory first lap at the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Lexington County event on SATURDAY, May ...

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10th Annual SC NASP State Tournament held in Sumter

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is excited to hold the 10th Annual SC National Archery in the School Program State Tournament. The tournament will be held on March 25th and 26th at Sumter Civic Center in Sumter. On March 25th Elementary Teams will compete and on the 26th Middle and High Schools will compete. The first flights will ...

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Lake Murray Seniors March 2015 Results

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Lake Murray Seniors March 2015 Results Bill Crapps Win Seniors Tournament By David Larrabee, Contributing Writer Back in my younger days, when I was healthier and more carefree, a little rain and cold wouldn’t stop me from pursuing things I enjoy. But now that I am “seasoned” and have extra time, I have more flexibility to pick and choose what ...

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Turkey tags available at DNR Columbia, Charleston offices March 14


Turkey tags available at DNR Columbia, Charleston offices March 14 If you have not received your tags the S.C. Department of Natural Resources – Columbia office at 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia and the Charleston office at 217 Ft. Johnson Road, Charleston – will be open March 14 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. to distribute turkey tags only.

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