Lake Murray

81-millimeter military explosive found in Lake Murray, detonated safety Saturday

Courtesy: Newberry County Sheriff’s Office SALUDA COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO): An explosive device found by a fisherman in Lake Murray by Black’s Bridge between Saluda and Newberry counties was recovered by divers Saturday. It’s been identified as an 81-millimeter mortar round by the United States Airforce EOD detachment. The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office says earlier this week an angler was using…

Lake Murray Boat Parade celebrates July 4th early

IRMO, SC (WOLO)–Independence Day was celebrated early over the weekend at Lake Murray. The Lake Murray Country Visitor’s Center hosted a Boat Parade and Fireworks. At Lake Murray Saturday, June 29th, plenty of people got a jump start on 4th of July festivities. People went all out and decorated their boats to showcase their pride for America and the jewel…

Drawdown Period ends, refilling of Lake Murray to raise water levels

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, February 1, the lake level will slowly rise and is expected to return to its normal elevation of 358 feet by spring. In a release, SCE&G officials said, “With the…