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Pancake Breakfast fundraiser Saturday

August 17th, 2016|0 Comments

  This annual Sharing God's Love Pancake Breakfast fundraising event will be held this Saturday, August 20 from 8-10:30 am at Fatz Cafe, 7420 Broad [...]

Zumba in the Park August 19    

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

  Palmetto Health, in partnership with YMCA of Columbia and the Town of Irmo will host it’s next Zumba in the Park event August 19, [...]

Jailbreak Escape Urban Challenge Run

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation will hold the Jailbreak Escape Urban Challenge Run August 20. The event will be held at the Lexington County Sheriff’s [...]

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Auto crashes into funeral home

June 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Temples Halloran Funeral Home at Bush River Memorial Gardens was struck by a car around [...]

New fire department coming to Irmo

June 9th, 2016|0 Comments

By Al Dozier   The Irmo Town Council Tuesday approved a $150,000 allocation toward the [...]

Woman dies in car accident

May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was killed in the two-vehicle [...]

6 arrested in Lexington County drug bust

May 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Lexington County narcotics agents arrested six people May 4 after executing a search warrant in [...]

Irmo convenience store rapist sentenced

May 11th, 2016|0 Comments

The man accused of raping an Irmo area convenience store clerk during a robbery has [...]

MILITARY

Local Military Family of the Night program

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The Blowfish look to continue the success of Local Military Family of the Night program. [...]

Dutch Fork Student to attend Coast Guard Academy

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Paul Neal Rhyne II will be playing football for the United States Coast Guard Academy [...]

Teacher helps grandfather fulfill promise

May 26th, 2016|0 Comments

  It was the fulfillment of a promise made. Matthew Burkett is a World War [...]

Irmo JROTC earns Silver Star for service

May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Irmo High School Air Force JROTC was recently awarded the Silver Star commendation from Air [...]

NON PROFITS

Blue Star Mothers collect for care packages

August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Several local organizations have partnered to collect items for Blue Star Mothers of America, a [...]

Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo

August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Business owner Billy Stanick was inducted as a new member of the Rotary Club of [...]

Big Brothers Big Sisters announce new board member

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia has announced the appointment of Benjamin “Ben” [...]

BUSINESS

Local attorney honored as a member of the 2016 Legal Elite

August 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Local attorney Tad McLeod was recently honored as a member of the 2016 Legal Elite [...]

Baker Collision earns certification, recognition

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Baker Collision Express - Irmo has been officially Certified by Assured Performance, a non-profit consumer [...]

EdVenture announces $14,000 donation from Terminix

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

 Terminix Service, Inc presented a check for $14,000 to EdVenture to sponsor Half Price Admission [...]

EDUCATION

School board wants closer look at procurement

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

By Al Dozier   As the District 5 Board reviewed $15.4 million in Capital projects at Monday’s meeting, some members expressed interest in taking a [...]

Stuff a Bus

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Leaphart, Harbison West and Nursery Road Elementary teachers and Principals teamed up to support the [...]

District Five announces new leadership assignments

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

 As the summer days continue, District Five is progressing towards being prepared for the upcoming [...]

CHAMBER NEWS

Chamberopoly Business Expo

March 27th, 2016|0 Comments

The Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce held a showcase for business at this year's the Chamberopoly Business Expo.  The event was free to the public with free food and a [...]

Irmo Professionals Business After Hours

March 27th, 2016|0 Comments

The Irmo Professionals Business After Hours was held at the Carolina Alehouse on March 23 Networking is [...]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Opening of Del Taco

March 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Del Taco and the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of the restaurant [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

Scout trip to New Mexico

August 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Noah Overcash, Irmo, has completed his work for Eagle Scout and one of the requirements is the Journalism merit badge. To help him achieve his [...]

DNR offers courtesy boat inspections

May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, [...]

Don’t adopt a ‘lost’ fawn, it’s illegal and likely not abandoned

May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

  If a deer fawn is found alone in the woods, leave it there, advises [...]

SPORTS

Storm Track Club celebrates 2016 season

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

  The 2016 Track and Field Season for The Storm Track Club was one of success. At the height of the season, the Storm roster [...]

Midlands Youth win World Series

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

The Midlands Dixie Youth Ozone All-Stars traveled to Laurel, Mississippi for the Dixie Youth World [...]

District Five schools gearing up for football

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

The pads are back on and fall camps have opened for high school football teams. [...]

GOVERNMENT / POLITICS

Murphy seeks return to District 5 board

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Kim Murphy has announced her campaign to return to District Five’s School Board in the Richland County portion against Robert Gantt, who is seeking a [...]

Lexington County earns financial reporting award

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

For the 28th year in a row, the County of Lexington’s Financial Department has been [...]

Lexington County approves $192.5 million budget

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

On June 28 Lexington County Council unanimously approved the county’s $192.5 million Operating Budget for [...]

COLUMNS

Hattie’s View: Anxiety over illegal immigration

February 25th, 2016|0 Comments

  The current anxiety over Illegal Immigration continues to mount. Voters are concerned that our present pathway to citizenship is a joke; that our Border Agents have [...]

Hattie’s View: Our Christmas angel, a mechanic?

December 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Hattie's View By Ellen Coffey I suppose a few things in life are [...]

Jesus Every Day: Can you imagine?

December 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Jesus Every DayBy Dr. Jed N. Snyder What would the United States of [...]

ENTERTAINMENT

Dutch Fork Choral Society prepares for for next season

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

  The Dutch Fork Choral Society will hold its first rehearsal August 23 at 7 pm, The society’s 17th season will present three concerts over [...]

Riverbanks celebrates zoo babies

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is has announced the arrival of three red-ruffed lemur babies. The [...]

EdVenture announces $14,000 donation from Terminix

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

 Terminix Service, Inc presented a check for $14,000 to EdVenture to sponsor Half Price Admission [...]

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Cemetary Plots for sale

February 14th, 2016|0 Comments

2 Cemetary Plots for sale across from Mausoleum. $3500. Call 770.852.6835 or email [email protected]   [...]

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Answering Service Operators

February 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Answer business’ phones, take messages and deliver messages to the business’ on call personnel. Absolutely [...]

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Plumbers wanted – will train

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Local plumbing and drain service company has need for service plumbers and/or trainees. Steady work and [...]

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Garage Sale Saturday

November 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Garage Sale this Saturday from 7 am til 12 pm. Murraywood (Irmo) - corner of [...]

SENIOR NEWS

SCE&G provides support to Senior Resources

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

  Senior Resources received a $15,000 grant from SCE&G to support the agency’s programs June [...]

It’s Time to Talk to Your Parents about Drugs

February 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Plenty of programs stress the importance of talking to teenagers about the dangers of drug [...]

Young people lift the spirits of seniors

February 8th, 2016|0 Comments

DoSomething.org and Meals on Wheels America join forces for third annual Love Letters campaign This [...]

FROM THE WEB

Sarah Palin’s Arizona Home For Sale

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Another member of the Palin family is leaving Arizona.  First, Bristol Palin sold her Maricopa, [...]

Doberman "Stormtrooper"

December 18th, 2015|0 Comments

With the debut of Star Wars it is the perfect time for costume fans to unleash [...]

HEALTH

Zumba in the Park August 19    

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

  Palmetto Health, in partnership with YMCA of Columbia and the Town of Irmo will [...]

Four cardiologists join Providence Health

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

 Providence Health introduces Providence Heart, a new cardiology practice that includes the addition of four [...]

Doctors offer tips to prevent heat stroke deaths in children

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Pediatric critical care physician Jason Peck, M.D., pediatric intensivist at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, has [...]

Pancake Breakfast fundraiser Saturday

August 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Zumba in the Park August 19    

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Irmo native crowned Miss All Star US

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments