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Richland County to host a number of events

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Several community events are taking place in the coming weeks, including a Councilman’s annual public address and an African American History Month celebration. For a [...]

Kingsmen Breakfast February 18

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Christian Life Church will host the next Kingsmen Breakfast February 18, from 8 - 10 am and will feature guest speaker Ed Germann. Suggested donation is [...]

EdVenture offers youth camps

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture announces its summer camp registration is open as of February 15. Beginning June 4 through August 18, 26 different themed camp sessions will provide [...]

LAW ENFORCEMENT

What to do if your identity is stolen or you’re scammed

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott stated that the Richland County Sheriff’s Department continues to take [...]

Brookdale community offers breakfast to police

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Brookdale Harbison Senior Living Community will host a free breakfast for local police officers and [...]

Columbia Fire Department Graduates Recruit Class

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced the graduation of 32 members of the Columbia [...]

Ban on some items to be lifted at Lexington County Judicial Center

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Certain personal items that have been forbidden at the Lexington County Judicial Center since 2015 [...]

Citizens Awareness Programs

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department offers several different awareness programs for neighborhoods, civic clubs, fraternal orders, [...]

MILITARY

West Columbia man inducted into hall fame

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

William N. Cobb, a resident of West Columbia, was inducted into the S.C. National Guard [...]

Airman 1st Class Glenn C. Brown

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Glenn C. Brown graduated from basic military training at Joint [...]

Church hosts Christmas dinner for soldiers

December 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Knights of Columbus Assembly 1072 in Columbia will be holding it’s Annual Christmas Dinner for [...]

District Five grooms brothers for Naval Academy

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

It is challenging enough to get an appointment to the United States Naval Academy (USNA). [...]

NON PROFITS

Keep the Midlands Beautiful earns national recognition

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Keep America Beautiful presented Keep the Midlands Beautiful with its President’s Circle Award recognition at [...]

Food drive to benefit Sharing God’s Love this weekend

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Sharing God's Love is hoping for great community support with the Boy Scouts 32nd annual food [...]

Student of the Month

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo Student of the Month is from Irmo High School. [...]

BUSINESS

Local firm recognized by its peers

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

GWA, Inc. was presented with two awards at the ACEC-SC 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards gala [...]

Adean Foulks named Hospitality Employee of the Year

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

On January 24, 2017, the Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Organization honored Adean Foulks [...]

Local business donates $500 to school dance marathon

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Horace Mann’s David Stanley and Associates donated $500 to the District Five Dance Marathon (D5DM). [...]

EDUCATION

Scholarship Checks

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Local students display scholarship checks they received from the District 5 Foundation at the Feb. 13 school board meeting. Photo by Al Dozier

District 5 spokesman to step down

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

By Al Dozier   Chief Information Officer Mark Bounds is stepping down from the post [...]

Local students named talent finalists

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Two students from Lexington-Richland School District Five have been selected as finalists in the South [...]

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

Oriole survey, Great Backyard Bird Count February 17-20

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will conduct an annual Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey February 17-20 in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count. [...]

Richland County taking applications for conservation projects

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Local organizations can apply for funding that supports projects aimed at preserving Richland County’s natural [...]

Clemson Extension offers backyard poultry workshop

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service in Lexington County, in partnership with the Lexington County [...]

SPORTS

Irmo, Dutch Fork girls kick off playoffs

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   Irmo and Dutch Fork girls varsity basketball teams got the Class 5A state playoffs started Tuesday with wins and dates to [...]

Chapin wrestlers take season to finals

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   Chapin's varsity wrestlers completed the regular season as the top team [...]

George Bryan Golf: Golf’s treasure discovered

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

George Bryan Golf AcademyGeorge E. Bryan, III803-781-2063georgebryangolfacademy.com This week I began a series [...]

GOVERNMENT / POLITICS

Richland County to host a number of events

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Several community events are taking place in the coming weeks, including a Councilman’s annual public address and an African American History Month celebration. For a [...]

Legislative Report: Feb. 16

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Nathan Ballentine Finding a permanent funding stream to repair and upgrade South Carolina's [...]

DOT introduces ‘Project Viewer’

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has taken another step to make the agency [...]

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

Riverbanks lion dies

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has announced the passing of the Zoo's female African lion. Riverbanks' veterinary staff made the decision to euthanize 16-year-old Brynn on [...]

EdVenture offers youth camps

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture announces its summer camp registration is open as of February 15. Beginning June 4 [...]

Next Sundays at Lowman concert February 19

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

In a collaboration spanning 25 years, the Duo “2” (Peter H. Bloom, multiple flutes, and [...]

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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 mattox71@bellsouth.net   [...]

602, 2016

Answering Service Operators

February 6th, 2016|0 Comments

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

501, 2016

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 [...]

2911, 2015

Garage Sale Saturday

November 29th, 2015|0 Comments

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

SENIOR NEWS

AARP launches campaign to protect medicare

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

AARP today launched a comprehensive campaign to protect Medicare in the face of proposals by [...]

Try to overcome “roadblocks” to a comfortable retirement

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

By David Wallace Financial Advisor Edward Jones   The path to a comfortable retirement is [...]

Get replacement social security tax forms online with ease

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

By Chris Jenkins, Public Affairs Specialist Social Security Administration   It’s that time of year [...]

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

Columbia Heart launches redesigned website

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

On January 26, Columbia Heart announced the launch of their redesigned website, www.colaheart.com. New features [...]

Brookdale community offers breakfast to police

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Brookdale Harbison Senior Living Community will host a free breakfast for local police officers and [...]

LRADAC extends walk-in times

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

LRADAC is now offering extended walk-in hours for new adult clients. The agency’s new Assessment [...]

Richland County to host a number of events

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Kingsmen Breakfast February 18

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture offers youth camps

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Broadway comes to Chapin

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments