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Fit camp coming to area

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

First Choice Fit® Marcus Lattimore Football Camps Announced   The Xtra Inch, in partnership with Select Health of South Carolina’s First Choice Medicaid health plan, [...]

Tractor Supply Market Day Saturday

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

The Tractor Supply Company store in Irmo invites the community to attend its Market Day event this Saturday, July 9. Market Day will feature local [...]

New laser planetarium shows debuts June 24

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Museum will offer a new laser event this summer starting June 24. Friday Night Laser Lights will run every fourth Friday [...]

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

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” [...]

The Family Shelter welcomes new CEO

June 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Natascha Gochett, current Development Director for Transitions Homeless Center, has been named as the CEO [...]

Douglas Miller speaks to Irmo Ruritans

June 6th, 2016|0 Comments

The Irmo Ruritan invited Douglas Miller, Ph.D., and profession B.A.S.S. fisherman, to speak at the [...]

BUSINESS

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 [...]

Sweet Cake House makes sweets for all occasions

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Sweet Cake House Bakery has a new owner in Yvonne Ross and her daughter Michelle [...]

Dallas Ebel

June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Dallas Ebel has enjoyed his 55 years working in as an auto mechanic, but is [...]

EDUCATION

Ballentine Elementary helps rescue sea turtles

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

For the second consecutive year, Ballentine Elementary first-graders raised more than $3,000 for the South Carolina Sea Turtle Rescue. Students from Laura Duncan’s first grade [...]

District Five hires new information specialist

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Derek Phillips joins School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties as a Public Information [...]

Gems are made at District Five girls summer camp

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

60 rising eighth and ninth grade girls in District Five had the opportunity to take [...]

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

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, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will [...]

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 [...]

Rain Barrel workshop May 20

May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium will host a Build Your Own Rain Barrel workshop May [...]

SPORTS

Fit camp coming to area

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

First Choice Fit® Marcus Lattimore Football Camps Announced   The Xtra Inch, in partnership with Select Health of South Carolina’s First Choice Medicaid health plan, [...]

Lexington One names first district Director of Athletics

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

The Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees has approved the promotion of David [...]

Storm Track Club sending athlete to region meet

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

  The Storm Track Club of Irmo/Chapin recently had success at the USA Track & [...]

GOVERNMENT / POLITICS

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 Fiscal Year 2016-2017. The Operating Budget is made up of [...]

Richland Penny Program releases mid-year update

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

  As of the beginning of June 2016, the Richland Penny Program has achieved significant [...]

Election Commission office open

June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

The Lexington County Registration and Election Commission will be open on Saturday, June 25, 2016 [...]

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

New laser planetarium shows debuts June 24

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Museum will offer a new laser event this summer starting June 24. Friday Night Laser Lights will run every fourth Friday [...]

The Curious Savage starts June 17

June 8th, 2016|0 Comments

The Curious Savage, a comedy by John Patrick and directed by Jocelyn Sanders, opens June [...]

Zoo offers family movie night

June 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Enjoy family movie night in the park on select Friday evenings this summer when Twilight [...]

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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

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 [...]

Fit camp coming to area

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

First Choice Fit® Marcus Lattimore Football Camps Announced   The Xtra Inch, in partnership with [...]

Lex Med nurses earn Palmetto Gold Award

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Three Lexington Medical Center nurses have received the Palmetto Gold award this year. Benjamin Amberg, [...]

Fit camp coming to area

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Lexington County releases survey results

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Tractor Supply Market Day Saturday

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments