The Lake Murray News is part of Linc, Inc., a home-grown locally-owned chain of community weekly newspapers. The Lake Murray News is dedicated to help make the Lake Community a better place to live, work and grow.

Kirk Luther _ Publisher

John Griggs _ Web Services

Designed and Edited by Keith Boudreaux


Al Dozier, George Bryan, CT McDonald

Founded in 1994 this newspaper constantly strives to improve the positive impact it has on all parts of our communities, including families, neighborhoods, organizations, schools and businesses.

The Lake Murray News is published each week on Thursday, except for holidays or special editions. Deadline for news and announcements is Wednesday at 10 am prior to publication. If advertising proof is required, copy deadline is Friday at 5 pm.

Office hours are 8:30 am til 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Mailing address is PO Box 175 Irmo, SC 29063.  Phone number is 803.772.7506. Fax number is 803.772.7795.  Email address is [email protected] or [email protected] for news and Ads@[email protected] for advertising. Our office is located at 7707 B St. Andrews Road, Irmo, SC 29063.

The Lake Murray News reaches about 22,000 readers throughout the Lake Murray area including the following cities/towns, and zip codes.
Chapin, SC 29036
Prosperity, SC 29027
Newberry, SC 29108
Lexington, SC 29071, 29072, 29073
Gilbert, SC 29054
Leesville, SC 29070
Saluda, SC 29138

Classified advertising rate is $1.98 per line (up to 30 characters or spaces: bold italics, all-capitals, etc are double lines.) For classified advertising call 803.772.5584 or fax to 803.772.7795.

Local Retail/Display advertising rate is $9.80 per column-inch. Most pre-printed materials can be inserted at the rate of $55 per thousand. For all advertising information (other than classified advertising), call Kirk Luther at 803.772.7506.

Some articles including Business Features or Spotlights are advertorials with content provided or approved by the advertiser. For rates or information on Business Features advertising call Kirk Luther at 803.772.7506.

The Lake Murray News serves the following high schools: Chapin High School; Gilbert High School; Mid-Carolina High School; Lexington High School; White Knoll High School; Saluda High School; Batesburg-Leesville High School; Newberry High School

We seek to continually grow and improve to give our community the best possible service, and the kind of newspaper they deserve.