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4th of July Boat Parade Winners

Date: 7/5/2016

Most Patriotic Crew1st Place Boat #7 The Ingram Family2nd Place Boat #26 Eleanor Townsend Most Creative Crew1st Place Boat #14 John Bullington2nd Place Boat # 37 Steve Williams Tallest Flag1st Place Boat #8 Carrie Campbell2nd Place Boat #10 Lee Murfree Largest Flag1st Place Boat #36 Kary Little2nd Place Boat #3

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National Window Film Day

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Date: 4/30/2016

National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit

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Progressive Insurance Atlanta Boat Show

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Date: 1/9/2015

Progressive insurance Atlanta Boat Show Drops Anchor at Georgia World Congress Center 2015 event showcases hundreds of new boats and on-water fun, ideal winter destination for Southeast boate

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Iconic Boat Brands To Come Under Same Ownership

BassPro Shops

Date: 12/11/2014

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Bass Pro Group announced today an agreement to acquire Fishing Holdings, LLC, a manufacturer of fishing boats that include Ranger Boats and the Stratos and Triton boat brands from Platinum Equity. The agreement combines popular fishing boat brands that are recognized internationally. It also

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Zipline over the Chattahoochee Opening this weekend

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Date: 9/11/2014

Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure! The only zipline connecting two states and participants will soar 100 ft over the Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park - the best man-made Whitewater Course in the World - USA Today! Achieving speeds of up to 40mph, thrill seekers will zip over to

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• River: Middle Tyger River
• Surface Area: 500 Acres
• Volume: 3,069 Acre Feet
Lyman Lake provides 350 acres of recreational opportunity on the Middle Tyger River in Spartanburg County, SC. Boating and fishing are permitted, although an annual permit* is required from the SJWD** Water District. Boat ramps and docks are provided and maintained by the SJWD. Lake access hours are posted at each of these sites.

*For detailed information on obtaining an annual boating permit, please visit the SJWD website.

**Startex-Jackson-Wellford-Duncan Water District

Lyman Lake is a vital source of clean drinking water for residents of the SJWD Water District. Therefore, policies are in place to preserve the integrity of this natural resource. Below is a partial list of the for enjoying recreational activities at Lyman Lake:
  • Water skiing is allowed during daylight hours only. Skiers should take caution of hazardous areas and ski at their own risk.
  • Jet skis are prohibited at Lyman Lake.
  • Firearms are prohibited, including BB guns, air guns, longbows, cross bows, dart guns, and slingshots.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not allowed at the lake.
  • Pets must be leashed and under control.
  • Picnicking and cooking of foodstuffs is allowed only in the designated areas.
  • Vehicles are restricted to paved areas. Dirt bikes, dune buggies, 3- and 4-wheelers, all-terrain vehicles, and vehicles that are not street legal are prohibited at Lyman Lake.
  • Disturbing or hunting wildlife, waterfowl and/or other species of animals is prohibited, and violators will be prosecuted.
The complete guidelines can be accessed through the link below:
SJWD Water District Policies and Procedures Governing Water Supply Reservoirs (.pdf document)

The SJWD Water District has been governing Lyman Lake, (and Lake Cooley and the North Tyger Reservoir), for over 60 years in service to the people living in western Spartanburg County, SC.

Lyman Lake Authority Contact Information


Phone (864) 439-4423 (24/hour)

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-4:30PM
Telephone: 864-439-4423
Address: 307 Spartanburg Hwy | Wellford, SC 29385

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