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DeBrand and Parker Win August Seniors Tournament


Lake Murray Seniors August 2014 Tournament Results DeBrand and Parker Win August Seniors Tournament By David Larrabee, Contributing Writer The Lake Murray Seniors Bass Club had a very rough day last week when twenty-three boats took off from Dreher State Park for their monthly tournament. The Forest Wood Cup had just concluded, and every day after that, local fishermen were ... Read More »


Left to Right: Front Row: Shane Keup, Mason Turner, Jake Sears, Ethan Lebron, Clark Hubbard, Brandon (Petey) Brassell 2nd Row: Brayden Armstrong, Parker Rowe, Bailey Pratt, Tyler McLendon, Hayden Friend 3rd Row: Coaches:  Lance Pratt, Sam Lebron, Chuck Turner, Tim Hubbard

By Contributing Writer: Elizabeth Hubbard Congratulations to the Lexington Lakers 10UAAA Baseball Team for winning 1ST place at the USSSA GLOBAL WORLD SERIES in Spartanburg, SC on Sunday, August 3. The World Series tournament was located at Tyger River Sports Complex in Spartanburg, SC. from Thursday, July 31 through Sunday, August 3rd. The Lexington Lakers competed with teams across SC ... Read More »

Lake lures top anglers


A nthony Gagliardi feels right at home for the Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing that’s being held on Lake Murray this weekend. Of course, he should. He only lives about a half-mile across the water from Dreher Island State Park, where the best 45 anglers in the FLW will take off to start the event each ... Read More »

Lake Murray Leader

Grover Pilot

Grover Pilot By Jackie Perrone   Grover Pilot is an Aptly- named Air Force veteran who never piloted a plane, but has devoted much of his life to honoring Military Service in our community. Under his leadership at VFW Post 6740 in Leesville, dedication was held recently for a POW-MIA at the post headquarters.  Read More: Read More »

How Do You Lose A Half-Million Birds?


In late July and August, something remarkable happens in the air above Lake Murray in South Carolina. Around sunset, hundreds of thousands of purple martins come streaming toward the center of the lake from every direction, swirling together in a massive flock that darkens the sky. After an hour or so, they settle down on Bomb Island in the center ... Read More »

Boat towing service grows on inland lakes

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I t’s your roadside assistance on the water, but most anglers know it’s more than that. “It saves you time and money,” affirms BoatUS Angler Brand Manager Steve Levi. Engine trouble. Dead batteries. Running out of gas or running aground. An “Unlimited” on water towing plan from BoatUS Towing Services handles it all. And with eight new inland locations on ... Read More »

Forrest Wood Cup Aug 2014

Forest Wood cup

The Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart and hosted by Capital City/Lake Murray Country offers great opportunity for both the anglers and fishing fans to get in on some valuable summertime action. The pros that qualified for the Cup this season will all take home a piece of bass fishing’s biggest prize package. And the fans that come to Columbia ... Read More »

17-year-old from Chapin is Miss Teen USA

Miss Teen USA Winner

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – A woman from Chapin is now wearing the Miss Teen USA crown. K. Lee Graham won the Miss Teen USA pageant Saturday night in the Bahamas. The 17-year-old from Chapin wants to promote her Beauty Secrets campaign, emphasizing that being beautiful is about being happy with who you are and how you treat others instead of ... Read More »

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