Ameris Bank announced a $150,000 donation to the South Carolina Research Authority’s Industry Partnership Fund to help fuel innovation throughout the Palmetto State. The donation is the largest gifted by a bank in the 38-year history of the SCRA. The SCRA is a public, non-profit corporation that supports South Carolina’sContinue Reading

Irmo Town Councilman Bill Danielson presented a check to Leigh Essig of Leigh Essig Photography as part of the Irmo Future Growth Corporation grants. In December of 2020 Councilman Bill Danielson proposed the idea of assisting small businesses with monetary relief who had suffered adversely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue Reading

The Irmo Future Growth Corporation presented a check to the Bistro on the Boulevard as part of helping small business with monetary relief from adversity due to the affects due fo the COVID-19 pandemic. In December of 2020 Councilman Bill Danielson proposed the idea and announced they have already providedContinue Reading

Patrick Martin recently opened Dryer Vent Wizard of Lexington in the Midlands.This new company will clean, repair and install dryer vent systems. Dryer Vent Wizard will help with issues such as bringing existing systems up to code, energy efficiency and fire hazard prevention. Contact Patrick at Dryer Vent Wizard 803-693-5357Continue Reading

The Capital City/Lake Murray Country (CCLMC) Regional Tourism Board’s Annual Meeting and 40th Year Celebration was held Thursday, August 12th. The meeting provided an opportunity for the tourism community and political allies to learn what the organization accomplished this year in promoting tourism and economic development in Richland, Lexington, NewberryContinue Reading

As a long-term Uber/Lyft driver with over 8000 rides given, here is my perspective. I recently received an email from Lyft regarding lobbyists trying to persuade SC lawmakers into more regulations that protect the drivers. I’ve seen over the past several years changes that for the most part are negativeContinue Reading

In December of 2020 Councilman Bill Danielson proposed the idea of assisting small businesses with monetary relief who had suffered adversely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the Irmo Future Growth Corporation has been fully implemented and is providing grants to those businesses that have applied. Danielson, who is alsoContinue Reading

Dominion Energy South Carolina offers residential electric customers products to help reduce energy consumption and lower monthly bills this summer. The EnergyWise Savings Store features Energy Star-qualified products such as LED bulbs, smart lighting, smart thermostats, advanced power strips and more at discounted retail prices. Now through July 31, residentialContinue Reading

This is a follow-up to an article that ran on Oct 17th of 2020. It seems now that more than 50 percent of American adults are vaccinated, people are once again interested in going to museums, restaurants, beaches and theaters. However, there is one essential sector of the economy that has not yetContinue Reading

Cox Family BBQ recently opened its doors at 7709 St. Andrews Road in Shoppers Walk presenting classic BBQ dishes and sides for carry out. Brian and Angie Cox have listed with all the delivery apps making it easy and rewarding when ordering food online or call in your orders atContinue Reading