UPCOMING EVENTS

Museum offers family astronomy workshops

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

The State Museum is offering a new series of workshops November 18; January 20 and February 24 from 5 pm until 8 pm The workshops [...]

EdVenture Holiday Schedule

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture has announced its schedule of events and programs that highlight the holiday season and offer guests ways to celebrate. All events and programs are free [...]

Carolina Ballet presents The Nutcracker starting November 21

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Thanksgiving week only at The Township Auditorium. The holiday classic Features international guest artists, a company of over 150 performers together with full Orchestra and [...]

Goodwill Brunch December 7

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Irmo High School, in conjunction with the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission will host their 5th annual Goodwill Brunch December 7 from 10 am - noon. [...]

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Irmo police receives $50,000 gift

October 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By Al Dozier   A surprise announcement that left council members smiling was made at [...]

Woman sought for attempting to kidnap children

October 5th, 2017|0 Comments

A possible kidnapper is stalking the streets of Irmo. A white older female with either [...]

Summer Adventure Squad holds finale

September 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The Irmo Police Department in conjunction with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department participated in a youth program [...]

Local business supports Special Olympics

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

  Local Cici’s Pizza locations recently presented a check to Special Olympics South Carolina. The [...]

Man shot by police pleads guilty to possessing a firearm

June 16th, 2017|0 Comments

United States Attorney Beth Drake has announced Michael Jones, age 58, formerly of Irmo, has [...]

MILITARY

Legion to inter two veterans November 17

November 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Legionnaires from American Legion Post 193 of Chapin, SC will lay to rest the cremated [...]

Airman Wells H. Davis

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Airman Wells H. Davis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San [...]

Airman Michael A. Fikas

October 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Airman Michael A. Fikas was graduated from basic military training at Joint Base [...]

Columbia native serves aboard guided missile cruiser in Japan

September 20th, 2017|0 Comments

by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Robert Zahn, Navy Office of Community Outreach   A [...]

NON PROFITS

Volunteers needed to prepare free tax returns

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Columbia’s working poor need help with the completion of their annual tax returns. For many, [...]

Drop Off sites are open for Operation Christmas Child

November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Nov. 13–20: National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Gifts Irmo families are on [...]

Midlands Green Award Nomination open until November 15

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

The Midlands Green Awards are being presented by Keep the Midlands Beautiful and will be [...]

BUSINESS

Ameris Bank helping fight hunger

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Ameris Bank’s 8th annual company-wide Helping Fight Hunger food drive initiative collected more than 999,000 [...]

Share the warmth with local businesses

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Mast Store is helping Share the Warmth in all its communities by holding a coat [...]

Job Fair to be held Wednesday

November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Dutch Square Center will be hosting a job fair  this Wednesday, November 15 from 3 - [...]

EDUCATION

Parenting services grow young minds

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Parents of children who are not yet enrolled in school have a unique opportunity in Lexington-Richland School District Five. One component offered by Ready by [...]

Dazzlers Snack Pack

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The Dutch fork Middle School Dazzlers were working the SNACK PACK food drive recently at [...]

Students pledge against gun violence

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

United States Attorney Beth Drake has announced members of the United States Attorney’s Office and [...]

CHAMBER NEWS

Studio 3P opens new studio

April 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Studio 3P recently opened their new studio and gallery at 5 Thames Valley Road, Irmo. With two photographers, a set and wardrobe stylist, Studio 3P [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

4-H Poultry Show

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

On October 7 Lexington County 4-H Hosted the first annual Lexington County Pullet Show at South Congaree Arena in West Columbia. At the show, 42 [...]

Residents Asked to be Mindful of Abnormally Dry Weather Conditions

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Even after last recent inclement weather resulting in about a half-inch of rainfall, precipitation across [...]

Solar Heats Up

October 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Demand increases for alternative energy source There has never been a better time to buy [...]

SPORTS

George Bryan Golf: Wildcats win 12th state championship

November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

In local girls high school golf the Lexington Wildcats Girls Golf team won their 12th state championship in the past 14 years. The Wildcats had [...]

Chapin, Dutch Fork, Irmo head to first round

November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   With the regular season now history, District Five varsity football teams [...]

Cheer Winners

November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

The Silver Fox Cheerleading Invitational was held at Dutch Fork High School October 28. Dutch [...]

GOVERNMENT / POLITICS

Volunteers needed to serve on boards and commissions.

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

The Richland Legislative Delegation's Application Review Committee, chaired by Representative Joe McEachem, will be accepting applications from persons who wish to serve as volunteers on [...]

Wilson Praises House Passage of Bill

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Bill Funds Military, National Security Projects & SRS Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement [...]

Annoyed mayor skips council meeting

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council held a special called meeting Tuesday in place of the [...]

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

Museum offers family astronomy workshops

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

The State Museum is offering a new series of workshops November 18; January 20 and February 24 from 5 pm until 8 pm The workshops [...]

EdVenture Holiday Schedule

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture has announced its schedule of events and programs that highlight the holiday season and [...]

Carolina Ballet presents The Nutcracker starting November 21

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Thanksgiving week only at The Township Auditorium. The holiday classic Features international guest artists, a [...]

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FEATURED REAL ESTATE

FEATURED CLASSIFIEDS

2609, 2017

Stationary exercise bike

September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Stationary exercise bike with moving handle bars - like new - hardly used - $60 [...]

1209, 2017

The Quarters Condo for sale

September 12th, 2017|0 Comments

2 bedroom, 2 bath condo with fireplace. Downstairs unit, convenient to downtown shopping. 1100 sq [...]

805, 2017

Boat For Sale

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

09 Hurricane Fun Deck 216RE, 150 Yamaha 204 hrs, new seat covers, E-Z Load Trailer, [...]

205, 2017

Sauder Craft-Sewing Armoire

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Antique white finish, adjustable shelves. A roomy place to set up for sewing or crafting [...]

SENIOR NEWS

LCRAC offers pet vaccine program

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington County Recreation & Aging Commission has begun a Pet Vaccine program that is available [...]

Leeza’s Care Connection Events

October 11th, 2017|0 Comments

October 12 – 11:30 - 1 pm, Lunch ‘N Learn: Stand Up for their Rights. [...]

Palmetto SeniorCare celebrates national PACE month

September 19th, 2017|0 Comments

For the first time, September is being celebrated as National PACE (Programs of All-Inclusive Care [...]

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

Last beam placed at top of new patient care tower

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington Medical Center’s clinical expansion project reached an important milestone November 9 with a topping [...]

Palmetto Health recruiting for advisory council

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Palmetto Health Patient and Family Advisory Council now is accepting applications. The council is a partnership [...]

Lex Med to host free pulmonary hypertension lecture November 13

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington Medical Center will host a free physician lecture on pulmonary hypertension inside the Michael [...]