Fishing Tips: How to Fish in the Winter

The great thing about owning a lake home is that you can fish year-round. Winter is almost here at Lake Murray and there are still a significant number of fish that remain active during the winter months. From tackle box basics to a list of winter-friendly fish, check out Lake Homes Realty’s essential guide to fishing in …

Gamecocks Football 2018 Schedule

Make plans to attend or watch the University of South Carolina Gamecock Football team play this 2018 season: September 1 (Saturday) 12:00 PM (Home) vs. Coastal Carolina Broadcast: SEC Network W, 49-15 September 8 (Saturday) 3:30 PM (Home) vs. Georgia Broadcast: CBS L, 17-41 September 15 (Saturday) 7:30 PM (CANCELED) (Home) vs. Marshall Broadcast: ESPNU September 22 …

SCDNR Director Receives Prestigious Award

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Director Alvin Taylor has been awarded the National Association of Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs Legacy Award. On November 14, 2018 Director Taylor was presented with the award for his dedication to conservation efforts. Read more and see photo: http://www.dnr.sc.gov/news/2018/nov/nov16_legacyaward.html  

Mystery Plants Spreading in Lake Murray Coves and What the Carp are Doing About it.

Live on Lake Murray? Have you boated on the lake recently? You may have noticed a lot of native aquatic plants on the shoreline. Much of this vegetation, southern naiad, is a primary food source for some of the waterfowl and invertebrates that call Lake Murray home. The triploid grass carp, stocked to control the hydrilla, …

October Drawdown of Lake Murray Scheduled

SCE&G Schedules October Drawdown of Lake Murray 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 mid-December, remaining at that elevation until approximately the end of January 2019. Read …

Nature, Live Music, and Lake Cruises – See All There is to do at Lake Murray

Whether you want to observe the purple martins, listen to a live band on the lake, or take a sunset sail, Lake Murray, South Carolina offers it all! This is a growing list of events and activities available around Lake Murray. Many events are seasonal. Please visit each website (or click on the name) to …

Your Input Is Needed on the Plans to Upgrade the I-20/26/126 Corridor

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) describes the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) proposal to upgrade the I-20/26/126 corridor. Comments on the proposal from the public are welcome and due by September 17, 2018. Visit their website to read the draft proposal and learn ow to submit your comments: http://www.scdotcarolinacrossroads.com/DEIS/

Lexington, SC: One of the Top Family- Friendly Towns

Lexington, South Carolina has been named one of the 10 best places in South Carolina to raise your family, according to a new Wallethub study. The study measured cities in South Carolina based on metrics like affordability and education rank. Read the full article on The State Newspaper website here: https://www.thestate.com/news/local/article216799440.html See the Wallethub study here: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-places-to-live-in-south-carolina-for-families/51540/ …