Lake Murray VFW Post racks up at annual awards gathering

Taking care of our veterans. That is the most important role of the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars). This past weekend, Lake Murray VFW Post 6740 was honored for all…

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Riverwinds Landing pops up on site of former skating rink

Brad Taylor grew up being just “like most kids on the lake.” He loved fishing and swimming and going boating with friends and family. His family bought land from the…

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Recycling event planned in B-L for next weekend

Next weekend, Batesburg-Leesville residents will have the opportunity to recycle electronics and tires, have old papers shredded on-site and to donate household goods to be repurposed. A Recycling Drop-off Event…

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Summer heat, humidity add to pandemic discomfort

Hot! That is what we have all felt the last several weeks. Of course, it is summertime in South Carolina, and it is July – at least for one more…

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Independent film turns back hands of time in B-L shoot

The girl in the white Mustang rolls slowly down Peachtree Street, and Marc Jennings’s head turns as she drives by. The young woman is stunning, to be sure, but it’s…

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Surfer dude brings a bit of California to Lake Murray

If you like to have fun in the waters of Lake Murray but might enjoy something different from boating or skiing or rafting, California Republic SUP offers just the thing….

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Here’s another fish tale ’bout the one that got away

Perhaps I am being too cynical when I say, “Every man has a story.” Well, it’s true. Okay, most men have a story. You know what I’m talking about –…

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