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4:41 am on Saturday October 23, 2010

Debate swirls as Santee Cooper bumps up rent along Lake Moultrie

Image by Flickr user jalexartisSome 350 families along the edge of Lake Moultrie became very nervous when Santee Cooper started looking to up the lease rate on the land. The problem for these homeowners is you can't buy the land on which their homes...
6:29 am on Monday September 20, 2010

A ton (literally) of gator pulled from South Carolina lakes last week (w/video)

Flickr user http2007 Two alligators, weighing in at a combined total of 1,652 pounds, were pulled out of two South Carolina lakes over the past five days. (video below) It started with Mary Ellen Mara-Christian, who was alligator hunting on Lake...
6:33 am on Saturday September 18, 2010

Woman kills 1,025-poung alligator in Lake Moultrie

Image by Flickr user D. Scott Lipsey When Mary Ellen Mara-Christian went hunting for an alligator at Lake Marion on Wednesday, September 15, she certainly wasn't expecting the 13-foot, 1,025 pound alligator she hooked.  Check out the story and...
3:25 am on Monday June 15, 2009

At long last: Drought ends, waters return to Lake Moultrie

Image by S.C. DNRImage by 20090615-lake.jpg Lake Marion was less lake-y back in October 2007. For the first time in more than three years, South Carolina is officially, 100% drought free and, best yet, foot-upon-foot of water has filled lakes Marion...
12:39 pm on Sunday September 21, 2008

Where have the bass gone?

Image by Flickr user tedkerwinImage by 20080921striperfish.jpg Where's the fish? The striped bass has become conspicuously missing in lakes Marion and Moultrie, despite stocking some 2 million young fish a year, and rumors are swirling as to why....
2:27 pm on Thursday September 18, 2008

Alligator hunter leaves mess for Lake Moultrie resident

In one of the first problems of the newly OK'd alligator hunting season, someone has shot a Lake Moultrie alligator and left in the back yard of Dale Hawkins. The case strikes of unusualness, because not only are hunters supposed to have a permit,...
3:18 pm on Thursday July 24, 2008

It's not just droughts that threaten the future of Charleston's water supply

Image by SC Department of Natural ResourcesImage by 20080724lakelevel.jpg Water that goes on forever, or an end in sight? It's hard to tell. Even after the recent low lake levels, Charleston's water sources still feel nearly infinite. Sure, Atlanta...
8:10 pm on Friday July 11, 2008

Area lakes getting shortchanged

Image by S.C. Department of Natural ResourcesImage by 20080712drought.jpg Lake Moultrie in October 2007, when the area was struck by a record-breaking drought. We've been getting a fair amount of rain in recent days, so water levels at Lakes Marion...
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