SC, GA DNR’s, Army Corps Team Up for Lake Thurmond Striper Study

SC, GA DNR’s, Army Corps Team Up for Lake Thurmond Striper Study

The S.C Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and US Army Corps of Engineers are conducting a study of striped bass (rockfish) in Thurmond Reservoir (Clark Hill). To accomplish the objectives of the study, a number of striped bass have been implanted with transmitters and externally tagged. All tags have a […]

Wild Turkey Reproduction Drops Significantly This Summer

Wild Turkey Reproduction Drops Significantly This Summer

Annually since the early 1980’s, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conducts a Summer Turkey Surveyto estimate reproduction and recruitment of turkeys in South Carolina. The survey involves agency wildlife biologists, technicians and conservation officers, as well as many volunteers from other natural resource agencies and the general public. Unfortunately wild turkey recruitment decreased substantially […]

Wardlaw JV Ends Season Undefeated

Wardlaw JV Ends Season Undefeated

The JV Patriot football team of Wardlaw Academy finished the 2013 season undefeated!  The boys topped off the year with a nail-biting 34-32 win over Greenwood Christian in the most exciting game of the season.  After the last game, the players, coaches, and cheerleaders enjoyed fellowship and celebrated an unbelievably stellar season.  The 8th graders […]

Strom Thurmond High Duo Selected for North-South

Strom Thurmond High Duo Selected for North-South

#10 Jauveer Hammond and #22 Kenyatta Dunbar have been named to the 2013 North-South All Star Football Game roster.  Senior quarterback Jauveer Hammond lives in Johnston and has played all four of his high school years for Strom Thurmond.  Hammond has not committed to a college as of this announcement but does have plans to […]

Fox Creek Tennis Honors Seniors at Final Home Match

Fox Creek Tennis Honors Seniors at Final Home Match

Fox Creek High School girl’s tennis team played their last home match Monday, October 7. The three senior tennis players, Kaylee Bryant, Savannah Jones, and Morgan Manly, were recognized in a short ceremony before the match against Batesburg-Leesville began. They were presented with flowers and a gift and posed for pictures with teammates, family, and […]

Venison is Not Only Source of Toxoplasmosis Parasite

Venison is Not Only Source of Toxoplasmosis Parasite

Toxoplasmosis, a one-celled parasite found in many meats, can occur in South Carolina deer, but venison is not the only source of the disease, says a state Department of Natural Resources deer biologist. “Many people concerned about eating venison, or deer meat, have called the department asking about the likelihood of exposure to toxoplasmosis,” said […]

Patriot Volleyball Wins Region

Patriot Volleyball Wins Region

• 8th Consecutive Region Title October 7 was another exciting night for volleyball at Wardlaw Academy.  First the Middle school team beat Anderson Christian (2-1) then the Varsity team won (3-1) with scores of 25-19, 25-20, 18-25, 25-22.  The win clinched the Patriots eighth consecutive Region title.  “This team has a great balance of athleticism and […]

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