By Al Dozier Local leaders called it a celebration of black history. The event Saturday was actually a “Restoration Ceremony” attended by several community leaders including Irmo Mayor Barry Walker Sr. They gathered at the site of the old, abandoned Upper Pine Grove Cemetery just off Archer’s Lane in theContinue Reading

SWEEPS ACROSS SOUTH CAROLINA is a partnership between the S.C. Aquarium, the S.C. Floodwater Commission, and SC7 By W. Thomas Smith Jr. The South Carolina Aquarium has partnered with the S.C. Floodwater Commission and the SC7 Expedition for SWEEPS ACROSS SOUTH CAROLINA, a year-long litter clean-up (sweeps) initiative directed byContinue Reading

The Lake Murray Polar Plunge took place on Saturday, February 13 at Top Spin in Lexington. Due to the pandemic the event was moved from the shores of Lake Murray to a much more controlled environment where folks ‘freezin’ for a reason’ could be spaced apart every 15 minutes. TheContinue Reading

This Saturday, February 13, from 10am until 12noon, the Lake Murray Polar Plunge will be held at Top Spin Racquet & Swim Club, 5347 Sunset Blvd. in Lexington due to COVID restrictions. The sponsor is South Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics and funds raised will go toContinue Reading

This Saturday, February 13, from 10am until 12noon, the Lake Murray Polar Plunge will be held at Top Spin Racquet & Swim Club, 5347 Sunset Blvd. in Lexington due to COVID restrictions. The sponsor is South Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics and funds raised will go toContinue Reading

In a press conference on Friday, February 5, Miriam Atria, president and CEO of the Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board, announced that Lake Murray will sponsor the Major League Fishing Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit coming April 22-25, 2021 and the Boat US Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship, presented byContinue Reading

By Christy Mason CoxFebruary 2021 It’s interesting what motivates us. For some, it’s inspirational sayings or Scripture scribbled on strategically placed sticky notes. Others hire life coaches and schooled clinicians, attend conferences or join support groups. We spend time and more money in search of that magic motivator – theContinue Reading