Holes were discovered by the maintenance staff of Dominion Energy on the downstream slope of the original embankment of the earthen dam at Lake Murray. The holes were located in an area where wooden trestles were utilized during the original construction and due to decay of the timber and waterContinue Reading

By Tom Poland Blue-Collar Writer I drive west, Georgia bound, and pass it yet again, a place that pulls at my heart. My father had a worm farm, and my grandfather’s country store had a minnow tank. Fishing meant everything to me as a boy. “If I stop and goContinue Reading

A new development on Lake Murray, WhiteWater Landing, will be offering a one-day-only Pre-Construction Lake Lot Sale June 17 (rain or shine), future residents can buy now and build later on:  • Waterfront lots  • Golf course lots with views of the adjacent 18-hole private golf club  • Affordable lakeContinue Reading

From XVI World Bass Championship to Bassmaster Elite Series, and Major League Fishing’s Bass Pro Tour – Lake Murray is The Top Fishing Destination Photo Credit: Major League Fishing Columbia, S.C. – Over the last 6 months Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board (CCLMC) has hosted the biggest andContinue Reading

By Linda L. Warren, FSO – Public Affairs, Flotilla 12-3 Lake Murray Every year we read or hear about a fisherman who has gone missing on Lake Murray, only to be found hours or days later, sometimes in good shape, sometimes not. A Float Plan is one of the bestContinue Reading

The night leading up to Championship Sunday at the Marathon Bassmaster Elite at Lake Murray, Drew Benton was angry. He could hardly sleep. After claiming the Day 2 lead with back-to-back bags over 23 pounds, Benton barely made the cut for the final day after catching just 14 pounds on Semifinal Saturday. HeContinue Reading

Dominion Energy opened its Lake Murray public parks in Lexington for the 2023 recreation season April 5.The beach and recreation area on the Lexington side will remain open for the season through Labor Day, September 4. “Each year, Lake Murray is a beloved destination for visitors to enjoy their summer,”Continue Reading

This final phase of brick sales will close Friday, April 21, 2023. The Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board invites you to leave a legacy at the Lake Murray Dam. Your engraved brick will serve as a permanent and lasting memory in this community at the “Welcome to LakeContinue Reading

Three winning chefs were selected to join “Team Lake Murray Country” at the Taste of Lake Murray (TOLM), the South Carolina Super Regional Qualifier event for the World Food Championships (WFC), on Thursday, March 2. The competitive culinary team will now represent the Palmetto State at the 11th Annual UltimateContinue Reading