Dreher Island State Park

Lexington County man identified as victim in fatal jet ski accident on Lake Murray

The man who died in a jet ski accident on Lake Murray, Saturday, has been identified by Newberry County Coroner Laura Kneece. Christopher Day, 35, of Gaston died. He was being pulled on a tube behind a jet ski near Dreher Island State Park, when he hit another watercraft. The accident occurred near the town […]


Fireworks, special events mark Fourth of July in West Columbia

The Fourth of July is Sunday and West Columbia will be sure to mark this most-American holiday. July 4th is also known as Independence Day and the tradition to celebrate it goes back to 1776 and the American Revolution. It has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941. This year July 4th […]