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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 ... Read More »

Lake Murray Seniors March 2015 Results

March Champ

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 ... Read More »

Chapin High pep rally to support injured lacrosse player


CHAPIN, SC (WIS) – Chapin High School students and staff showed their support Friday morning for a lacrosse player who was injured during a game earlier this month. Jack Enright reportedly fractured his neck March 4th, during a lacrosse game against Lexington. Friday, Chapin High School hosted a pep rally to show support for Enright. “Your support for this cause has ... Read More »

Lake Murray Boating Safety Class April 18

For Immediate Release Lake Murray Boating Safety Class April 18 A boating safety class taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will be held on Saturday, April 18 from 8:30am– 5:00pm at the American Legion Post 193 located at 102 Old Lexington Road in Chapin, 29036. The one day course, About Boating Safely, is certified by South Carolina DNR and ... Read More »

Anne Frank exhibit on display at Pelion Middle School

ann frank diary

The Lexington One school was able to play host for the exhibit because of grant funding from the South Carolina Council on the Holocaust, the Selden K. Smith Foundation for Holocaust Education and The Humanities Council SC. Pelion Middle literacy coach Allyson Stoy secured the grants. Organizers said the goal of the exhibit is to engage people in Frank’s story and promote an understanding ... Read More »

Families jump at chance to catch sneak peek of new HiWire facility


Barefoot kids were jumping for joy Thursday at the pre-grand opening party for HiWire at Plex Indoor Sports in Irmo. The trampoline park, the second of its kind in the Midlands area, opened to the general public Friday morning. Mike Harris, president of Plex Indoor Sports and a local physician with Lexington Family Practice, said families have been clamoring for him to ... Read More »


Lowrance competition

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


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 »