Proposed Grovetown water park faces zoning, infrastructure obstacles

...restaurants, retail store and rental cabanas.According to the project proposal, the water park would open from Memorial Day to Labor Day each year with daily attendance averaging about 1,500 people, and possibly reaching as high as 6,500...

Early predictions call for full summer pool at Thurmond Lake

...during the winter, he said."My prognosis is it should put us right at guide curve or a foot below guide curve about Memorial Day weekend, which is a good place to start the summer," Birdwell said.On Monday, the lake was 327.05 feet above...

Landmark S.C. Supreme Court case affects Aiken murder pleas

...this summer, but it convicted him of murder for fatally shooting his cousin, Fred Suber, during a family cookout on Memorial Day 2004 in Laurens County.During his 2006 trial, the state argued that while Belcher was trying to break up a fight...

Augusta area expects to continue economic growth in 2015

...gas prices that encourage traveling could serve as a boost to new attractions coming to the metro area this year.As Memorial Day draws closer, so should the opening of Scuttle's Island, a $20 million water park next to Lights of the South on...

Across the region

...control traffic during the Atlantic Beach Bikefest next Memorial Day weekend.Area media outlets report the loop is a compromise...three dead in Myrtle Beach during the Bikefest last Memorial Day weekend.In other newsTIM SCOTT HAS MADE history in...

AAA expects increased holiday traffic

...death from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1, 2013."We'll have extra patrol and traffic units, but typically ? compared to Memorial Day or Fourth of July ? we don't see nearly as many drunk drivers over Thanksgiving," said Columbia County sheriff's...

Briarwood falls to Memorial Day

MEMORIAL DAY 29, BRIARWOOD 12Savannah, Ga.Briarwood 0 6 6 0 ? 12Memorial Day 7 7 8 7 ? 29First QuarterMD?McKenly Habersham 45 run...

Multimillion dollar water park to be built near Grovetown

...called Scuttle's Island, which will operate between Memorial Day and Labor Day.Bell held a 3 p.m. press conference...according to county documents."We are shooting for Memorial Day, but (at least by) early summer," Bell said.

Alaska was most popular postcard this summer

...vacation postcard contest ended Labor Day, and the final total showed the 49th state the most popular of 2014.Since Memorial Day, we got 20 postcards from Alaska, including one from Ginny and Jeff Guerrant, of Aiken, who went there to celebrate...

Across the region

...Grand Strand over a proposed 40-mile driving loop to control biker traffic during the Atlantic Beach Bikefest next Memorial Day. Horry County Council Chairman Mark Lazarus on Monday proposed a shorter 9-mile loop to keep bikers out of residential...