Lake Murray fishing tournament called off

...director Phil Morris said."The potential for flash flooding along the highways is too much of a safety concern," Morris said.The next tournament will be held on Thurmond Lake on Nov. 9 out of the Dorn facility in McCormick County.

Body found at Lake Thurmond

...according to officials with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.John Fox, 71, went fishing Thursday in McCormick County but did not return. Fox's companion contacted authorities and a search began, DNR stated.A DNR search crew...

Concealed carry bills could open reciprocity between Georgia and South Carolina

...user fee for a constitutional right."Rep. J. Anne Parks, D-Greenwood, whose district covers a portion of McCormick County, voted against both bills, saying that she feared H. 3025 opened the door for convicted criminals and the mentally...

Faith Calendar

...Bureau of Investigation, host; for clergy and layperson leadership in Aiken, Allendale, Barnwell, Edgefield and McCormick counties; (803) 551-4200UPPER SOUTH CAROLINA CONFERENCE, INTERNATIONAL PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS: 2015 Centennial Camp Meeting...

Severe storm warning for region

...The National Weather Service in Columbia also issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Edgefield and McCormick counties in South Carolina. At 11:49 a.m. Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm six miles southwest of Parksville...

Heavy rainfall caused partial roof collapse at Thurmond Lake Visitor Center; closed for repairs

...for several days to repair damage.More than five inches of rain fell at the center located near Thurmond Dam in McCormick County, said Billy Birdwell, spokesman for U.S. Corps of Engineers' Savannah District. The collapsed roof caused...

North Augusta woman dies in motorcycle crash in McCormick County

...died Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle accident in McCormick County.Deanna Kimball Strawhorn-Yount, 43, was thrown...at the scene around 3:20 p.m., according to McCormick County Coroner Faye Puckett.Highway Patrol stated she...

Local angler Marshall White recognized for his massive catch

...Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Lincoln Center, 160 May Ave., Lincolnton, Ga.; Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at McCormick County High School, McCormick, S.C.; and Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the Columbia County Public Library's Hardin...

Faith Calendar

...Bureau of Investigation, host; for clergy and layperson leadership in Aiken, Allendale, Barnwell, Edgefield and McCormick counties; (803) 551-4200PROPHETIC VOICES PRAYER BREAKFAST: Pushing Back the Dark 8-9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29...

McCormick County man sentenced to 3 years collectively in separate animal abuse cases

A McCormick County man was sentenced to three years in...of the severity of the abuse.The McCormick County Sheriff's Office and McCormick Police...search warrant at Neal's property.McCormick County Sheriff Chief Deputy C.E. Gable...