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LOWRANCE ANNOUNCES MAPPING PARTY AND COMPETITION

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LOWRANCE ANNOUNCES MAPPING PARTY AND COMPETITION Win a Lowrance HDS-9 Gen2 Touch in the Lake Murray Challenge Tulsa, Okla. – Lowrance, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957 — announced today the Insight Genesis™ Lake Murray Challenge and Big Bass Bash, sponsored by Lowrance and GoFree, beginning February 25 and concluding on March 14. Held on the site of ... Read More »

Okra Strut Commission finalizes abolition of ticket system

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Commissioners overseeing the Irmo Okra Strut officially made the change to a cash-only system Monday after earlier discussions. The group also agreed to charge vendors a per-item fee to generate stable revenue. The adjustments in festival operations are due largely to recent questioning of the budget. The Okra Strut has struggled to break even in recent years, and organizers have been looking ... Read More »

Black and Parker Crowned Lake Murray Seniors Bass Club Champions

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Black and Parker Crowned Lake Murray Seniors Bass Club Champions By David Larrabee, Contributing Writer Lake Murray Seniors honored the 2014 Club Champions at their annual banquet which was held at the Macedonia Lutheran Church on January 10th. This date and dinner officially brought the 2014 season to a close with the awarding of championship jackets to the Non-Boater, Larry ... Read More »

Nightime crash on Lake Murray caused continuing stress, boater says

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LAKE MURRAY, S.C. — A boater injured when another vessel rammed his anchored pontoon on Lake Murray is seeking to promote safety on the water as well as obtain damages for persistent stress that he says the collision left in its wake. The late-evening crash in April 2013 caused post-traumatic stress disorder for David Stradling, according to a lawsuit seeking ... Read More »

South Carolinian leads district U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

  South Carolinian leads district U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Mount Pleasant, SC – Local resident Robert Weskerna was elected by membership to the leadership position of Commodore for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary in District Seven. The district includes over 100 flotilla units in South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. As District Commodore, Weskerna represents the ... Read More »

Lake Murray Boating Safety Class March 21, 2015

  Lake Murray Boating Safety Class March 21 Start off this spring with a boating safety class taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary on Saturday, March 21 from 8:30am– 5:00pm at Flotilla Island, 2390 Johnson Marina Road, Chapin, 29036. The course, About Boating Safely, is certified by South Carolina DNR and graduates will be awarded the South Carolina Boater ... Read More »

Columbia Media ADVISORY

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            MEDIA ADVISORY: Jan. 27, 2014       Demolition Set for Old Building on Decker Boulevard **Information to media outlets for coverage of an event**   WHAT:                        Event to mark the demolition of former bank on Decker Boulevard   WHEN:                        10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 2   WHERE:                       2765 Decker Blvd., Columbia Richland County ... Read More »

50 years later, Arlo Guthrie shares the story of Alice’s Restaurant’ with his audience at the Newberry Opera House

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COLUMBIA, SC — Arlo Guthrie admits he had to brush up on the humorous lyrics and impeccable timing of “Alice’s Restaurant” before heading out on his 50th anniversary tour. If he was the only one getting a little forgetful, he said, he’d be worried. Monday, the audience at the Newberry Opera House will celebrate with Guthrie the song about his ... Read More »

Deaths of 2 young women spur proposals on waterway

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – The parents of two young women killed in boating accidents last year are looking to South Carolina lawmakers to improve water safety. Lawmakers who represent the families say their proposals are meant to allow people to enjoy boating, but save lives, too. Read More: www.wltx.com Read More »