Pro Johnathan Crossland of Chapin brought a three-day total of 15 bass to the scale weighing 43 pounds, 12 ounces to win the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Murray. For his victory, Crossland earned $61,500, including a Phoenix 819 Pro bass boat withContinue Reading

Harbison West Elementary School’s Joanna Neal and 5th grader Laken Williams have been named the Irmo Chamber of Commerce’s September Teacher and Student of the Month. “Joanna Neal is our Teacher of the Year because she goes above and beyond her duties,” Principal Randy Norman said. “Mrs. Neal has been teachingContinue Reading

The Excursion Show TV crew embarked on the Lake Murray Country region to film two episodes of The Excursion Show, airing on Bally Sports Southeast. The crew explored the Lake Murray Country region; fishing the Saluda River with a guide, kayaking Lake Murray and even tried hydro flying with CarolinaContinue Reading

A candidate forum was slated for Wednesday, October 20 but had to be canceled due to a lack of response from two of the candidates. The Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the New Irmo News, planned to hold a forum for the candidates running for the two Town CouncilContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council handed out some big money Tuesday in appreciation of employee loyalty and in recognition of the work performed by the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce. Irmo employees will receive a $1,500 Christmas bonus this year in appreciation for their loyalty during the pandemicContinue Reading

Join the pack at Riverbanks for 11 wild nights of howling Halloween fun during Boo at the Zoo. Riverbanks’ annual Halloween spook-tacular will take place October 20 – 30 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm each night. The favorite fall tradition will once again offer guests safe, affordable, family-friendly entertainment.Continue Reading

More than 550 cadets, active duty and veteran students now proudly wear The Citadel class ring. The Class of 2022 marched across Summerall Field, directly into Summerall Chapel, where the rings were presented on Friday, Oct. 1. Local cadets who received their rings include: Benjamin Nicholson of Lexington, South CarolinaContinue Reading

Michael Bundy, Chief Executive Officer for PRISMA’s Parkridge and Baptist locations, spoke on October 8 to the Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo.  In his position Bundy monitors the performance at his two assigned hospitals on a daily – sometimes hourly – basis. Obviously, along with all the other medical situationsContinue Reading

It’s easy to support Dr. Barb Waldman for Irmo Town Council. Involvement is one word that describes Barb. This candidate would bring a broad background of knowledge and experience that can be applied to Irmo Council meetings and activities. She has historically been involved. As a graduate with a PhDContinue Reading

Rain blew in sideways and fog obscured the valley below as summer drew to a close along the Blue Ridge Parkway, but Don Hagan could clearly see potential for a brilliant fall color season ahead. The forest ecologist has been making fall foliage predictions for Clemson University for nine yearsContinue Reading