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    Garden Jamboree

    April 29 @ 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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    Spring Valley Car Show

    May 21 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    Great Strides Walk

    May 21 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

LAW ENFORCEMENT

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‘Fedora Bandit’ sentenced to 20 Years

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

  James Bubba Patterson, 53, has been convicted for an armed robbery which occurred in [...]

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Man sentenced to 25 Years for murder

March 28th, 2016|0 Comments

William Thomas Embree, 37, of Gaston has been sentenced to prison for the crimes of [...]

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Lexington Farm Pleads Guilty to Employing Illegal Aliens

March 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Columbia, South Carolina ---- United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that HW Group LLC,  [...]

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Two charged with Pelion church break-in

March 24th, 2016|0 Comments

  Two Lexington men are facing multiple charges in connection with a break-in last month [...]

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Irmo Fire District receives Flood Recognition Award

March 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Irmo Fire District receives the 2016 Joaquin Flood Recognition Award at the Statehouse on Tuesday [...]

MILITARY

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Pvt. David T. Tillman Jr.

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

U.S. Army Pvt. David T. Tillman Jr. has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson. [...]

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Operation Homefront offers mortgage free property

March 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Operation Homefront builds strong, stable and secure military families. One of the many ways Operation Homefront [...]

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Pvt. Amari Z. Canzater

March 16th, 2016|0 Comments

U.S. Army Pvt. Amari Z. Canzater has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson. During [...]

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Airman 1st Class Tamia A. Owens

March 13th, 2016|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tamia A. Owens graduated from basic military training at Joint [...]

NON PROFITS

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Bowl For Kids’ raises more than $58,000

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Volunteers and community members came out on April 9 to show support and raise money [...]

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Student of the Month

April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

The Optimist Club of St Andrews-Irmo recognized Adam Dimaggio as their first Optimist Club Student [...]

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Babcock Center welcomes new board members

April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

The Babcock Center Board of Directors is proud to welcome two new board members.   [...]

BUSINESS

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Local business celebrates 35 years

April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

David Stanley of David Stanley & Associates, LLC. of Irmo and Marion is celebrating his 35th year as an agent and business owner with the [...]

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Three local businesses receive Fire-Safe award

April 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Three Lexington County businesses were awarded the Lexington County Fire Service Fire-Safe Business Award for [...]

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Local student, parent receive national recognition

April 14th, 2016|0 Comments

A Harbison West Elementary School student and her mother have been named American Small Business [...]

EDUCATION

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Remington College offers free salon services for prom

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Remington College Columbia Campus wants to send high school students off to prom in style by offering free salon services through its Prom Night Makeover event. This [...]

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Andrew Brehmer honored at Wofford Greek Awards

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Andrew Brehmer, a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, received the IFC New Member Award [...]

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District 5 budget improving

April 14th, 2016|0 Comments

By Al Dozier   The budget problems that have worried the District 5 School Board [...]

CHAMBER NEWS

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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

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Bobwhite quail restoration effort gets new website

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

A coordinated effort to restore quail populations in South Carolina just got an electronic boost via a new website, scbobwhites.org. The new site is a [...]

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SCE&G to release water on the Lower Saluda

April 11th, 2016|0 Comments

SCE&G will contine to release water from Lake Murray into the Lower Saluda River via [...]

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McCuen joins Archaeological Research Trust Board

April 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Communications consultant Sam E. McCuen has joined the Archaeological Research Board of Trustees of South [...]

SPORTS

Wins essay contest

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Airport High School Junior Carlee Vella threw out the first pitch at the Columbia Fireflies game Friday evening April 15. Vella won an essay contest [...]

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George Bryan Golf: Courses recover

April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

George Bryan Golf AcademyGeorge E. Bryan, III803-781-2063georgebryangolfacademy.com Golf has taken me from Wilmington [...]

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George Bryan Golf: Respect the start

April 14th, 2016|0 Comments

George Bryan Golf AcademyGeorge E. Bryan, III803-781-2063georgebryangolfacademy.com The Masters Tournament inspired this week's [...]

GOVERNMENT / POLITICS

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Updated yard ordinance gives owners more time

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

An updated Richland County ordinance gives residents more time to get weeds and other rank vegetation under control before citations are written. The ordinance now [...]

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Local Republican Party convention April 30

April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

The Second Congressional District of the South Carolina Republican Party will hold its District Convention [...]

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Low-rent apartment project draws fire in Irmo

April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

By Al Dozier   A proposed low-rent apartment complex that would be located on a [...]

COLUMNS

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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

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Sandlapper Singers perform locally April 22

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

The Sandlapper Singers will be holding the last performances of outgoing artistic director and co-founder Lillian Quackenbush’s tenure April 21 and 22. Twenty years ago Dave [...]

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Lake Murray parks now open

April 6th, 2016|0 Comments

SCE&G’s public parks on the Lexington and Irmo sides of the Lake Murray Dam are [...]

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Spring Craft Show Extravaganza April 9

April 6th, 2016|0 Comments

The Midlands Crafter’s Association will present the 2016 Step Into Spring Craft Show Extravaganza April [...]

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1402, 2016

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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Senior Goodwill Brunch

December 11th, 2015|0 Comments

The Senior Goodwill Brunch was held Thursday at the Irmo High Center for the Arts [...]

FROM THE WEB

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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, [...]

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Doberman "Stormtrooper"

December 18th, 2015|0 Comments

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

HEALTH

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Lex Med welcomes new Vice President of Human Resources

April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Lexington Medical Center has welcomed Brian D. Smith as its new vice president of Human [...]

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Lex Med Women’s Five Miler April 23

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Women of all ages will fill the streets of downtown Columbia as Lexington Medical Center [...]

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Rad’s Reality Check: How to NOT succeed with health and fitness

April 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Rad's Reality Checkby Radley West There is so much information available about how [...]

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Dabo dons Sneakers for Cancer

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

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Fill the Boot campaign underway

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

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Church offers music program

April 26th, 2016|0 Comments