Lake Murray News

2/8/2019 2:40:00 PM
LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. — It's a sunny and warm Friday in the Midlands, but some areas may still get some hazy conditions thanks to controlled burns. Lexington County officials say Dominion Energy are ...

Todd Hamill
Water Resources Outlook (February 2019)

1/29/2019 11:58:00 AM
ABC Columbia
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)—Lake levels will soon change at Lake Murray. According to officials with SCE&G, they will begin refilling Lake Murray as the scheduled drawdown period ends. Officials say on Friday ...

1/20/2019 9:24:00 AM
LAKE MURRAY, SC (WIS) - Donna Faircloth says she found an alligator outside of her home near Lake Murray, and she hopes this recent discovery could prompt the South Carolina Department of Natural Reso...

1/17/2019 8:59:00 AM
Donna Faircloth has been a Chapin resident since 1972. Her house on Jake Meetze Road is not lakefront property, although there are many houses nearby that are. Some people have claimed to see alligato...

1/8/2019 2:35:00 PM
The heavy rains that fell in the Midlands over the past few months have caused a delay in the drawdown of Lake Murray. SCE&G usually draws down the lake every winter, releasing water into the Lower Sa...

1/8/2019 12:55:00 PM
Significant rainfall during the last few months and other constraints on the lower Saluda River are delaying a water-level reduction of Lake Murray. The drawing down of the lake was scheduled to reach ...

12/15/2018 10:16:00 PM
He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Irmo, SC before moving to NC in 2017 where he attended Holly Springs United Methodist. A Celebration of Life will be held January 5, 2018 at 10:30 a...

12/8/2018 4:00:00 AM
ABC Columbia
Lexington, SC (WOLO) —Get ready to step back in time to the days of Christmas old. Thursday we were able to get a sneak peak of the annual holiday open house at the Lake Murray Visitors Center. During ...

11/28/2018 6:11:00 AM
The State
3008 Glenwood Place 29204 from Pope D. Johnson, III Revocable Trust and Marian H. Johnson Revocable Trust to Siamack Esfahani and Margaret Esfahani $590,000 50 Somerton Place 29209 from Stephen F. Weg...

11/16/2018 7:37:00 AM
The State
4437 Willingham Drive 29206 from Bowen Hipp Investments LLC to Supriti Paul $390,000 80 Cannonade Court 29063 from Gregory W. Jackson and Karen B. Jackson to Timothy Hubbard and Elizabeth C. Hubbard $...

11/7/2018 4:36:00 PM
Times of San Diego
The non-injury blazes erupted for unknown reasons about 1:30 p.m. alongside Jackson Drive, near Hemingway Avenue and Tuxedo Road, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. “There were ...

10/23/2018 11:40:44 AM
WLTX-TV Columbia
Lexington, SC (WLTX) - Good food is a must when it comes to dinner, but great views and company bring it to the next level. The Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center is planning to bring that ...

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 ...

7/17/2018 2:23:00 AM
San Diego Reader
Walk the paths along the lake and enjoy a friendly encounter with fellow walkers who enjoy getting out and about the cool environs of Lake Murray. The topic for this month will be Tales of the Toyon P...

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...

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