By Alex Junes-Ward Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe – executive vice president and chief legal officer for Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy – will be presented the Global Eco Adventures (GEA) Lifetime Achievement award during GEA’s sixth annual ECO BALL at Columbia’s Riverbanks Zoo & Garden, Thursday, April 22 – Earth Day. “This isContinue Reading

By Al Dozier  An Irmo business deemed “a nuisance” by the town had its license revoked.  But the Irmo Town Council Tuesday voted to reinstate the license if certain guidelines were followed.  Irmo Tobacco & Vapor at 1100 Dutch Fork Road was cited by town officials for selling controlled substances,Continue Reading

Shenandoah Restorations, Inc. was incorporated in 1999 and has been in Irmo, SC since 2003 specializing in the restoration of windows in historic buildings, state capitols, court houses, museums, universities, colleges and more. Owner Todd Selke started working in the stained glass field in 1977 and although the company hasContinue Reading

Bob Morris and his family, along with his grandson Parker, held a ribbon-cutting for Ziebart of Irmo. The Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce sponsored the ribbon cutting on March 9 marking the opening of his automotive appearance protection service facility. Located at 10070 Broad River Rd. in Irmo, Ziebart willContinue Reading

On Friday, March 5, 2021, the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce honored outstanding Chamber partners at the 2021 Irmo Chamber Awards Night and Gala, presented by Steve Padgett’s Honda of Lake Murray, hosted by the Doubletree by Hilton. Honorees included the 2021 Ambassador of the Year, Diplomat of the Year,Continue Reading

Leesville’s Hollow Creek Distillery begins production of Vodka With the recent announcement of a new 5,000sf building and a Community Service Award from Governor Henry McMaster for the production of hand sanitizer at the start of the pandemic, Hollow Creek Distillery is making news again. Owners Craig and Meredith AmickContinue Reading

Leslie Andrews (Owner/Stylist) is celebrating her one year anniversary at LA Dreams Hair Studio which she opened on March 10, 2020. Impacted by the pandemic as everyone was, this Newberry native persevered and kept her full-service salon active by making her services available through appointments. Located in Shoppers Walk atContinue Reading

The Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce has recognized River Springs Elementary’s Phyllis Griggs as their Teacher of the Month.  River Springs Principal Matt Gams said, “Mrs. Griggs is an outstanding kindergarten teacher, arriving early and leaving well after the students depart. She comes in with positive energy and enthusiasm for what she does.Continue Reading