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BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…

8/19/2020 1:00:00 PM
247 Sports
The Carolina eXperience Prep Football Showcase was supported by an elite group of community-based organizations from across the Carolinas! This network consisted of brand representatives from Elite ...

8/17/2020 7:56:00 PM
A boating crash on Lake Murray on Saturday left two boats destroyed and one person seriously injured. Officials with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) say the crash happened Saturday ...

8/17/2020 7:13:00 AM
Air & Space Magazine
At about 10:45 a.m. on April 4, 1943, Bryce Lever was looking for fishing worms on the south shore of Lake Murray in South Carolina when he saw an airplane flying low, heading toward the water.

8/16/2020 9:13:00 AM
Message me for the details on the varying schedule and needs. How much do babysitting jobs pay in Lexington, SC? The average pay rate for babysitting jobs in Lexington, SC on is $12.25 per ...

8/15/2020 6:05:00 PM
ABC Columbia
The town of Lexington has arrested a 15 year old accused in an armed robbery that took place around 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon on East Main Street. Officers responded to the Cedarcrest Village ...

8/15/2020 9:06:00 AM
The organizer of the Donald Trump Boat Parade on Lake Murray now says the event was even bigger than originally thought. The parade took place Sunday afternoon on the large lake northwest of Columbia.

8/13/2020 7:29:53 PM
WLTX-TV Columbia on
A Lexington nursing home has 26 confirmed COVID-19 deaths. That's the highest in the Midlands and the second highest in South Carolina nursing homes. Recent numbers released by DHEC this week track ...

8/13/2020 3:27:00 AM
Florida State Seminoles football offered a pair of 2023 wide receivers in the past week, Devin Hyatt, a 6’1 180 pound wide receiver from Irmo, SC, and Shelton Sampson Jr., a 6’4 180 pound wide ...

8/12/2020 5:39:00 PM
ABC Columbia
A man suspected of shooting someone in a grocery store parking lot in Swansea Tuesday has been arrested. Akeem Kantrell Mack (LCSD) Lexington County deputies arrested Akeem Kantrell Mack, 34, on ...

BoatUS News
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…

8/10/2020 5:00:00 PM
Post and Courier Charleston
Rep: Darryl R. Huger 113 Brassfield Ct., Irmo, SC 29063 Estate of: Alice Black Dewalt 2020-ES-10-1047 DOD: 07/11/20 Pers. Rep: W. Thomas Rutledge, Jr. 800 C Wappoo Rd., Charleston, SC 29407 Estate ...

8/9/2020 3:48:00 PM
ABC Columbia
LEXINGTON, SC ( WOLO)– Two deputies have been injured after an exchange of gunfire with a man in Woodland Village apartments, say Lexington County Deputies. According to officials, all three people ...

8/7/2020 6:31:00 PM
LEXINGTON, S.C. (WJBF) – Lexington PD is searching for 18-year-old Desmond Quiana Hampton in reference to an armed robbery. Tuesday, August 4, 2020 Hampton and an accomplice, who was already ...

8/6/2020 7:00:00 PM
A Twin Cities burger joint is set to open its first brick and mortar location. The owners of Burger Dive announced Tuesday that they plan to open a location in the West Seventh neighborhood of St ...

8/6/2020 4:55:00 PM
An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper came out and rescued a couple, their daughter and their dog after the family got stuck on a sinking boat in the middle of the storm last Thursday evening.

8/5/2020 5:00:00 PM
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8/5/2020 2:54:00 PM
ABC Columbia
While we wait for movie theaters to reopen across the country, drive in theaters are popping up all over. The Town of Lexington wants to invite you out to it’s 80’s themed drive up movie series.

8/5/2020 6:14:00 AM
All GreenWise Market locations in South Carolina will be closing permanently by the end of this month. Maria Brous, Director of Communications for GreenWise says, “We have made the difficult decision ...

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…

8/4/2020 10:21:00 PM
LEXINGTON, S.C., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince Manufacturing, headquartered in Lexington, SC, has entered into an agreement with Phoenix, Arizona-based Tomcar to produce TX model multi ...

8/3/2020 10:42:00 PM
He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and he loved his sports. He is survived by his wife of almost 63 years, Bonnie Sklar, Irmo, SC; two daughters, Carol White (Ron), Enon, OH; Pat DiGiacomo (Greg), ...

8/3/2020 9:00:00 PM
Dayton Daily News on
He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and he loved his sports. He is survived by his wife of almost 63 years, Bonnie Sklar, Irmo, SC; two daughters, Carol White (Ron), Enon, OH; Pat DiGiacomo (Greg), ...

8/3/2020 1:50:00 PM
More information has been released on an investigation into a body found at Lake Murray State Park on July 23. Investigators have reportedly determined the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

8/3/2020 11:04:00 AM
Fox Carolina
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources says a man has been arrested after two people lost their lives after a boat collision on August ...

8/3/2020 7:06:00 AM
Fox Carolina
The Newberry County Coroner identified the deceased as 27-year-old Jamie Lindler of Chapin, SC and 28-year-old Andrew Bunnell of Irmo, SC. SCDNR says they arrested 26-year-old Dylan Yancey ...

8/2/2020 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
Kent Russell Rhodes was born July 18, 1957, in Pittsburgh, PA, and died peacefully in his sleep July 6, 2020, at his home ...

8/2/2020 2:04:00 PM
IRMO, SC (WIS) - After several years of planning and construction, the arts take center stage Friday night at Irmo High School. Work is complete on the school's new Center for the Arts and WIS got ...

8/1/2020 5:17:00 PM
ABC Columbia
The Lexington Police Department wants to make sure everyone is staying cool during these hot summer days. The Police Department has launched ‘Operation Cool Down’, which offers a free box style fan to ...

8/1/2020 9:47:00 AM
Charles Arthur Oxner, 84, passed away Friday, July 31,2020 after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease at home surrounded by family.

7/31/2020 8:56:00 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Trump Boat parade kicked off with skydivers as thousands of boaters traveled a 20 mile route on Lake Murray Sunday afternoon. The facebook page for the event had over 2,000 ...

7/30/2020 2:03:00 AM
IRMO, S.C. (WIS) -Lexington-Richland School District Five is announcing an opportunity for families to apply for available seats remaining at Chapin Elementary School and Lake Murray Elementary ...

7/29/2020 7:37:00 PM
ABC Columbia
Flood waters on Interstate 26 has shut down westbound traffic in Lexington County. ??FLOODING on I-26 WB in Lexington has diverted traffic. Drivers have to exit 115.— Josh ...

7/28/2020 8:11:00 AM
ABC Columbia
Happening today, Lexington Medical Center is hosting a mobile Coronavirus testing site. It is taking place at Willow Ridge Church, located at 104 Sycamore Tree Road in Lexington. The site will be open ...

Water Resources Outlook (July 2020)

7/27/2020 3:01:00 PM
ABC Columbia
The Lexington Police Department is helping residents beat the heat. The Police Department launched ‘Operation Cool Down’, which offers a free box style fan to anyone in need. Operation Cool Down ...

7/27/2020 3:34:00 AM
Live 5 News
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. says it will release more water from Lake Murray northwest of Columbia so that rain can give parts of the lake bottom a good cleaning. The ...

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