Safe boating course July 20 on Lake Wylie

July 9, 2013 

Boater safety course July 20

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 26-02 is offering the About Boating Safely Course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 20 at River Hills Marina.

Cost is $35 for first family member and $10 for each addition family member.

This course is being offered every third Saturday of the month throughout the year, except December.

For more information, call 704-576-0821.

Free vessel safety checks

The US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 26-02 offers free vessel safety checks the first Sunday of the month all summer at River Hills Marina.

Call 704-576-0821 for more information.

Renew S.C. hunting, fishing license

South Carolina hunting and fishing license sales for 2013-2014 licenses began June 17.

Licenses are available in person at any of the four regional S.C. Department of Natural Resources offices or by visiting one of the 500 license vendors across the state. Licenses also are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 866-714-3611 or by visiting dnr.sc.gov.

Residents and nonresidents 16 and older must purchase the required licenses to hunt and fish in South Carolina. Persons born after June 30, 1979, must have successfully completed a hunter education course to obtain a hunting license.

Hunting license applicants who do not have a hunter education certification may use a one-time exemption and apply for an annual Apprentice Hunting License.

Covekeepers

meet monthly

The Covekeepers, volunteers who work with Catawba Riverkeeper, meet the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at T-Bones on the Lake.

The public is invited. For more information or to report water issue concerns, visit catawbariverkeeper.org.

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