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The Ninety Six High School Boasts a First-Class Extra-Curricular Team participating in seasonal tournaments. The “Ninety Six Anglers” team hosts an annual tournament in the fall on Lake Greenwood and has competition in the Lakelands Area throughout the year. This year’s
Lake Greenwood residents surround the lake and enjoy the beautiful lakeside living year-round…as the pictures below represent…provided by the Walt Willard family in the Fall of 2014.
Click on a title below to provide information about a topic of interest to you Lake Greenwood Report Card for 2015 PLG_reportcard_150915_Final Hydrilla Article by Debi and Dave Bailey Greenwood County Lake Management Report 303D on the status of
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Attendees: Grant Blair, Craig Stuckey, Walker Moore, , Bob Bowers, Tom & Joanne Hochheimer, Max Page, Jeff Field, Mildred Cossey, Joyce Cossey, Bob & Barbara Broome, Walt Willard, Claire Hamanaka, Debora Bailey, Claude Blakely, Jean Fisher, Julie Davis, John Jekel
Treasurer’s Report: $1,517.0 in bank $280 received in map and rain barrel sales.
Christmas Parades: 96 Wildcat Anglers and Eagle Eye Anglers participated in their respective parades. Ninety Six parade on Dec. 3rd , Greenwood on Dec. 11th. Excellent turnout from both teams plus thanks to Gunnels Marine for providing a pontoon to decorate, as well as storing it for a week due to rescheduling of Greenwood parade.
Lake Management: 70 Silt Removal permits have been issued.
Two hazardous docks are scheduled for removal in February, while the water is down.
Craig Stuckey suggested that County Engineer Rossi Corwin be contacted to schedule a presentation/discussion in a future PLG monthly meeting regarding the Dam Repair proposal.
Laurens County Water project: Greenwood County approved a resolution to enter into a water drawing agreement with LCWSC. Jeff also thanked PLG for their efforts.
Lake Clean-Up : Cleanup scheduled for March 11th. We are participating in planning with Keep Greenwood County Beautiful. Register at http://www.greenwoodsc.gov/countywebsite/
While the water is down, residents are asked to identify catfish tires and either bring them to Moon Landing, move up to shoreline for March 11 cleanup team, document locations and post on PLG’s Facebook page for follow up by clean-up teams
Water Sampling: Lake Management reported Hydrilla near Somerset Bay. They have a link to a presentation about hydrilla and najas. http://www.greenwoodsc.gov/countywebsite/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=2673
There are 2 treatment methods, chemical and biological (grass-eating carp). Both are being applied. Julie requested that if you see aquatic weeds near your dock, report to Lake Management.
PLG Board: Kevin Cartee. Debora Bailey, Joyce Cossey were appointed as new board members.
A board meeting was held January 20th at Camp Fellowship to discuss 2017 budget and suggest projects.
From the dark side…Laurens…the moon setting this morning was spectacular. Lake’s rising, days getting longer, life is good. Part of our agenda is from the 9 Feb board meeting at Camp Fellowship. Items to be covered on 16 Feb @
Hydrilla Identified in Summerset Bay Area
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For the past several years, the Ninety Six Anglers have worked with their parade sponsor Gunnells Marine, who provides a new boat with trailer to support the teams in the parade. The fishing team members decorate the boat for Christmas.