By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council reversed its decision to have a “virtual” Okra Strut Festival. At a special meeting held Tuesday to vote on a $43,700 budget for the project, the council declined to consider a motion for approval. Mayor Barry Walker Sr. officially announced the 2020 OkraContinue Reading

Opinion For nearly 50 years the Town of Irmo has held one of the state’s best and nationally known fall festivals called the Irmo Okra Strut. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic most festivals across the country have been or are being cancelled and the Okra Strut should be no different.Continue Reading