Lake Murray News

10/22/2018 12:22:00 PM
Moultrie News
Growing up on Lake Murray, Keck has always enjoyed wildlife and the outdoors. After graduating from the College of Charleston in 2000, he worked in the private sector but always maintained a connectio...

10/21/2018 6:58:00 PM
The Spring Hill High School duo of Aaron Weed and Robert Wise, both of Columbia, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 15 pounds, 13 ounces to win the 2018 Bass Pro ...

10/15/2018 6:30:00 PM
Spring Hill High School Wins Lake Murray Tournament The Spring Hill High School team won the 2018 FLW High School Fishing Lake Murray Tournament PROSPERITY, S.C. (Oct. 15, 2018) – The Spring Hill High ...

10/12/2018 3:48:00 PM
LEXINGTON, SC (WACH) -- Video from Tropical Storm Michael won't’ soon be forgotten by Bill Benson. Michael caused problems for Benson and others in the Whitehall Community. A neighbor shot video ...

10/12/2018 2:25:00 PM
Fox News
Tropical Storm Michael left a South Carolina woman with a very unusual infestation Thursday. Peggy Breeland, who lives in a home on Lake Murray near Columbia, told The State more than three dozen craw...

10/11/2018 9:40:00 AM
A WLTX viewer sent us photos and videos showing crawfish walking around their yard and driveway. They say the animals are crawling all around their neighborhood at Lake Murray. Peggy Breeland and her ...

9/28/2018 3:52:00 PM
If you’ve ever even been curious about stand-up paddling, or any other kind of water craft that involves a paddle, you won’t want to miss this big event happening in the Midlands in our very own Lake ...

9/26/2018 12:38:00 PM
The State
709 Barnwell St. 29223 from Sandlapper Management Company, LLC to Columbia Barnwell, LLC $850,000 1028 Muddy Ford Road 29036 from Matthew Wayne Cook to Ronald F. Herrygers and Mary C. Herrygers $775,0...

9/15/2018 10:38:00 AM
Tracy Kaminer posted a video on Twitter showing a boat dock rocking in the waves at Lake Murray, SC September 15, 2018. … Click to Continue » AdChoices 1 2 3 YOU MAY LIKE Sponsored Links by Microsoft ...

9/7/2018 6:40:00 PM
Aiken Standard
Do you think you know how to get to Lake Murray? I found a way that not too many people around here would consider. First, drive to the Augusta airport. Then, hop on a plane for Atlanta and another th...

9/4/2018 6:38:00 AM
ARDMORE, Okla. – An Oklahoma City woman is being praised for her quick actions at the lake over the weekend. Belle Seeley and her friends were at Lake Murray Sunday morning when her friend’s ...

9/2/2018 2:53:00 PM
The State
Three men were seriously injured Saturday on Lake Murray, according to authorities. The men, all close to 20 years old, were being towed on a float behind a boat on the lake, Newberry County Sheriff L...

9/2/2018 2:04:00 PM
The Newberry County Sheriff's Office confirms that three people were injured in a tubing accident on Lake Murray Saturday. The accident occurred near the SCE&G Sunset Boat Ramp in Newberry County.

8/29/2018 1:17:00 PM
A drawdown of Lake Murray is scheduled to begin in October to control aquatic weeds and water quality. Lowering of the lake will continue until it reaches an elevation target in the 350-foot range by ...

8/29/2018 1:17:00 PM
A drawdown of Lake Murray is scheduled to begin in October to control aquatic weeds and water quality. Lowering of the lake will continue until it reaches an elevation target in the 350-foot range by ...

8/24/2018 7:27:00 AM
The State
SCE&G plans to lower Lake Murray beginning in October to curb underwater plant growth and improve water quality. The plan, crafted by SCE&G and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, is t...

8/6/2018 7:57:00 AM
It’s that time of year again. Many people living on or near Lake Murray know of the spectacle that attracts boaters to Bomb Island from June to August. Between 500,000 and 750,000 purple martins migra...

8/3/2018 11:30:00 AM
The State
Next April, Midlands-area residents will have the opportunity to dine on Lake Murray’s Dreher Shoals Dam thanks to an endeavor planned by the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center. ...

7/25/2018 8:34:00 PM
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The sunsets over Lake Murray are surely a sight to see, but during the summer months there's another spectacle to behold. It's the season of the Purple Martins, and they've come ...

Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/10/2018 10:44:00 AM
The State
Want to stay cool in the lake and hear reggae artists perform at the same time? Reggaetronic Music Festival — an all-day floating musical event — returns to Lake Murray for its sixth year showcasing n...

7/7/2018 5:55:00 PM
CTV Saska Toon News
A Friday night storm ripped through some Saskatchewan campgrounds on Friday night. Campers at Emma Lake, Murray Point and Morin Lake Regional Park awoke to destruction around their campgrounds. Thunde...

7/6/2018 10:39:00 AM
The State
Here's one more reason why you should explore the area around Lake Murray for your dining needs — Michael Fusco is opening a new restaurant, d.w. Fusco's, at 2914 Dreher Shoals Road. The official open...

7/6/2018 2:20:00 AM
And it isn't the only option. There's also 25 Drive In, located at 3109 Highway 25 South in Greenwood. Head down to Lake Murray to view the purple martins this summer. Every year millions of birds mig...

7/6/2018 2:20:00 AM
And it isn't the only option. There's also 25 Drive In, located at 3109 Highway 25 South in Greenwood. Head down to Lake Murray to view the purple martins this summer. Every year millions of birds mig...

7/4/2018 4:39:00 PM
Lexington, SC (WLTX) - Crowds gathered on Lake Murray to cool off and cook out while celebrating America’s Independence. Thousands of guests visited the lake and partook in what many of them say has b...

6/30/2018 3:30:00 AM
ABC Columbia
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– You don’t have to wait until next week to celebrate Independence Day. Lake Murray Country Visitor’s Center has a big event this weekend. At Lake Murray Saturday, you can get a jum...

6/29/2018 4:15:00 PM
Columbia, SC - (WLTX) With the holiday weekend right around the corner and many people heading out to Lake Murray and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wants to make sure boaters have a happy but safe time on the water. About this time each year ...

6/24/2018 9:46:00 PM
LOVE COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) Troopers say it happened around 10:45. They tell us they believe 55-year-old Rodrick Peery of Marietta was drinking while driving as 18-foot boat that crashed into another vessel, driven 43-year-old Ryan Peters. Troopers say out ...

6/20/2018 4:25:00 PM
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - If you've noticed an unfamiliar plant while boating along Lake Murray recently, you're not alone. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources says they are native aquatic plants — specifically, Najas guadalupensis, more ...

6/18/2018 9:41:00 AM
ABC Columbia
IRMO, SC (WOLO)–Happening right now on Lake Murray, day two of the search for a possible missing swimmer. Authorities say they responded to the Lake Murray Marina Sunday afternoon for a reported “drowning incident.” Acording to deputies, witnesses ...

6/8/2018 8:05:00 PM
A local family is sending out a warning before you head out to the lake. That's after their daughter was killed by a brain-eating amoeba after a day at Lake Murray. Since 1962, only 4 people have survived the effects of Naegleria fowleri. News 4 first ...

6/2/2018 5:12:00 PM
Hundreds of boaters Saturday packed the waters of Lake Murray for the music festival “DriftJam” and to support veterans and active military personnel. The festival has been running for several years now and this year they once again partnered with ...

5/25/2018 7:00:00 PM
ABC Columbia
Lexington, SC (WOLO) –Friday’s showers didn’t stop some Midlands kids from hitting the lake this morning for a little fishing. The event was held at Dreher Island State Park on Lake Murray where Mount Horeb United Methodist Church’s special needs ...

5/18/2018 7:16:00 AM
SCE&G will release water from Lake Murray into the lower Saluda River through Saluda Hydroelectric Plant Saturday, to support Canoeing for Kids’ annual “Raft-A-Rama” fundraiser. Water will be released 5:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. “Raft-A-Rama is a great ...

3/27/2018 3:59:00 AM
Bass fishing tips, tricks, and tactics. Includes articles, videos, news, and forums for beginning to advanced anglers. The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide Jennings Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake ...

3/2/2018 1:05:00 AM
Carolina Hunting
By the last part of the month, it’s usually starting to warm up pretty good. That said, when I head out on Lake Murray, my home lake, or on any other lake in the Carolinas this month, I am absolutely going to have a handful of rods on the front deck of ...

2/10/2018 6:41:00 AM
About a hundred donors, family, and friends took the plunge into the waters of Lake Murray for a good cause. The crowds are part of the annual Lake Murray Polar Plunge to benefit the Special Olympics of South Carolina. The event, put on by the "Law ...

1/18/2018 9:57:00 AM
The State | South Carolina
One of South Carolina’s water festivals has been named as one the best in the world. The DriftJam Flotilla Music Festival, which features a floating stage, speakers and a huge LED screen off Spence Island on Lake Murray, makes for a day of fun, sun and ...

National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

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