A plane crash occurred on Lake Murray on Thursday, January 13 around 1:45 pm that afternoon. The airplane went down  near Taylor’s Cove Road in Gilbert and is being investigated by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.  The plane was a Cirrus SR 20 based out of Greenville, SC and wasContinue Reading

Richland County celebrated its second-best year for capital investment during a launch event for the County Economic Development Office’s (RCEDO) annual report. The report, which RCEDO staff released Thursday at 701 Whaley in Columbia, highlights economic development successes throughout the year in the County, detailing announcements of new jobs, recentContinue Reading

Thomas Mullikin Jr. to lead the internationally recognized non-profit By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Thomas Mullikin, Jr., son of Dr. Tom Mullikin, chair of the S.C. Floodwater Commission, was named president of Global Eco Adventures (GEA), the S.C.-based global environmental exploration and education non-profit founded by his father in 2014.Continue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) became the presenting “named” sponsor of the third-annual South Carolina 7 (SC7) expedition with the University’s sponsoring donation of $25,000. The announcement made jointly in Charleston and Columbia, Jan. 10. Led by Dr. Tom Mullikin, acclaimed global expeditionContinue Reading

Aquila Theatre Company presents a stage version of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic classic. Adapted from novel to play, the quintessential American Jazz Age story about millionaire Jay Gatsby and his obsession with former lover Daisy Buchanan will come to the Newberry Opera House this month. Created and directed by AquilaContinue Reading

Article and photo by Barbara Burchfield Lake Murray Coast Guard Auxiliary member Kenny Uschelbec was honored for 40 years of service December, at the annual Change of Watch ceremony, attended by Auxiliary leadership, members and families. As a Coxswain qualified to Coast Guard standards, Uschelbec was trained to respond toContinue Reading

Mullikin and Quiroga to lead Ecuadorian expedition in 2022 By W. Thomas Smith Jr. COLUMBIA, S.C. – Dr. Tom Mullikin, the celebrated global expedition leader from South Carolina and chair of the S.C. Floodwater Commission, is planning yet another grand adventure: This one, not unlike his annual, month-long SC7 expeditionContinue Reading