The waters of Falcon Lake normally beckon boaters with water-skiing and world-record bass fishing. But this holiday weekend, fishermen on the waters that straddle the U.S.-Mexico border are on the lookout for something more sinister: pirates.
Tuesday marked the official start for the Atlantic hurricane season, which forecasters are predicting will be an active one. Compounding the situation is the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil rig accident and the growing oil slick continuing to spread across the Gulf of Mexico.
In a novel move, South Carolina state troopers who specialize in vehicle accident analysis are attempting to reconstruct a pair of May 1 boat collisions on Lake Murray in which four people died.
With the summer boating season off to a good start for northern boaters, several manufacturers are promoting new products and money-saving promotions.
The Mobile Mariner app was approved and is now available for purchase through BlackBerry App World. Mobile Mariner is a specialized app that provides information relevant to anyone who lives, works or plays on the water, including boaters, fishermen, sailors, kayakers, surfers, etc.
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