The SOUTH CAROLINA SEVEN (SC7) expedition led by S.C. Floodwater CommissionChairman Tom Mullikin passed through the Midlands last week during their month-long,500-mile, 90 to 100-plus degree heat trek from the mountains (in the Upstate of S.C.) tothe sea (in the Lowcountry). This picture was taken Wed., July 15, at theContinue Reading

On the anniversary of 9/11, Scouts BSA Troop 91 recognized the first-responders of the Irmo Police and Fire Departments to thank them for their service to the Irmo community. Each first-responder received a purple ribbon and a discount card in appreciation of their service. The purple ribbons are distributed byContinue Reading

 By Al Dozier Lake Murray Country would get $21,945 and the Irmo Chamber of Commerce $11,055 to promote tourism if the Irmo Town Council approves a tax advisory committee’s recommendations on the use of accommodations tax. Approval of the recommendations was on the council’s agenda at the September 15 councilContinue Reading

Saturday morning participants for the Justin Pepper 5K: Walk, Run, Ruck began to file into the parking lot of Palmetto Bone & Joint in Chapin for the third annual run hosted by The Justin Pepper Foundation. This year, things were a little different. Physical therapists, from Drayer Physical Therapy checkedContinue Reading

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott was named to the board of directors of the South Carolina Black Belt Hall of Fame, Tues., Sept. 15. “Having Sheriff Lott serve on our board reflects our gratitude at the highest level for his character and commitment,” said SCBBHOF Pres. Mike Genova. “His supportContinue Reading

Secretary of State Mark Hammond joins Richland County Sheriff, SLED, and Homeland Security in Counterfeit Merchandise Raid on NewImageSC. South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced today the seizure of over $300,000.00 in counterfeit merchandise in Richland County. This seizure followed a six-month investigation by local, state and federalContinue Reading

American Legion Riders Sandy Run Post 156 will host the 1st Annual Bike show & Bar-B-Q in Gaston on November 14, 2020. Registration for bikes will begin at 10 am.  The event is scheduled for 10 am -3 pm. There will be door prizes, bike judges, and 50/50 raffles. MusicContinue Reading

“Death’s Shadow,” a virtual performance presented by the Friends of the Irmo Branch Library Join the Friends of the Irmo Branch Library for an evening of murder, mystery and fun as they bring you an interactive murder mystery play, “Death’s Shadow.” The production will come directly to your own livingContinue Reading

It’s never too early to start thinking about and preparing for college! To assist parents of elementary through middle school students with this process, Parent Advocates for Gifted Education in Lexington-Richland School District Five (PAGE Five) will host a webinar entitled “How to Plan and Pay for College 101” onContinue Reading

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) announced that a driver who is employed by their subcontractor, RATP Dev USA, Inc., tested positive for the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. The driver operated routes 77 and 6 on Monday, 9/7; Soda Cap 1 on Tuesday, 9/8 and last workedContinue Reading