by Anna Wicker “Take a picture of me running while I still can Mama! Take a picture of me now while I still have my long brown hair because in a month from now, I won’t have any.” My dear friend, role model and inspiration, Haley Hughes, is more thanContinue Reading

Irmo High School International School for the Arts and the Irmo High School Education Foundation are accepting nominations for the school’s Hall of Fame class of 2021 with a deadline of January 19.  Nominees must be graduates or former faculty/staff of Irmo High School. Alumni must have graduated five yearsContinue Reading

The United States Tennis Association of South Carolina is coordinating a statewide Holiday Tennis Racquet Drive, in which people can drop off new and lightly used adult and junior racquets at participating facilities. Anyone can donate racquets. The deadline is January 15. The equipment will go to people in need,Continue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Yamaha Rightwaters pro Davy Hite, an ESPN2 angling expert and two-time Bassmaster Angler of the Year, will again join Global expedition leader and S.C. Floodwater Commission Chair Tom Mullikin for next year’s 500-mile South Carolina Seven (SC7) expedition. Hite will also participate in a meet-and-greetContinue Reading

A Message from an ‘Outsider’ My name is LaFran Horn, better known as “Randy’s Sister Fran”. I live in Pennsylvania, thus an Irmo ‘Outsider’. On August 22, 2020, my brother and longtime Irmo resident, lost his battle with cancer. Whether or not you knew Randy Jones, this message of gratitudeContinue Reading