The Holiday Hop & Shop event is this Thursday, December 2, 2021, at the Lake Murray Country Visitors Center and at participating locations…Wingard’s Market, Nifty Gifty and Fancy Pants/Posture Boutique. The Holiday Hop & Shop will take place from 4-7pm and each location is serving a special holiday beverage. StopContinue Reading

Retired Richland County deputy sheriffs and others making deliveries By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Saint David’s Episcopal Church in northeast Columbia provided 65 Thanksgiving dinners for seniors across Columbia and the Midlands, Wed., Nov. 17, with approximately 35 percent of the senior recipients being shut-ins, though nearly all are erringContinue Reading

The University of Alabama Million Dollar Band has been selected to perform in the 2021 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, representing the state of Alabama. Local students performing include: Cameron Duncan of Chapin (29036) will perform with the Trombone section/position. Iriana Molusky of Lexington (29072) will perform with the Colorguard section/position.Continue Reading

You can find a variety of “Murray Christmas” items at Lake Murray Country’s Souvenir Shop, located inside the Lake Murray Country Visitor Center. This year the Murray Christmas design is a photograph that local resident, Ross MacNett, took last December of his brightly lit Christmas tree on his Lake MurrayContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Museum is opened its new exhibition, Bindings and Betweens: South Carolina Quilts, on November 13. The new display traces the history and art of South Carolina made quilts. Featuring pieces from the museum’s collection, the exhibition highlights both the objects and their makers for an in-depthContinue Reading