Live music will fill the Irmo Community Park during a free concert of classic music and dance band tunes at the outdoor amphitheater Sunday, March 14 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Come meet the Riverland Band and hear music of many genres. Riverland will be presenting a wide varietyContinue Reading

Six former Irmo Police Chiefs joined the honorable Brian Buck for breakfast on Thursday, February 18 at the Lizard’s Thicket in Irmo to present him with letters of recommendation to the 2021 Irmo High School Hall of Fame. Judge Buck was Irmo’s Chief of Police from 2005 until 2015 whenContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Local leaders called it a celebration of black history. The event Saturday was actually a “Restoration Ceremony” attended by several community leaders including Irmo Mayor Barry Walker Sr. They gathered at the site of the old, abandoned Upper Pine Grove Cemetery just off Archer’s Lane in theContinue Reading

Scouting BSA to help plant 3.2 million trees across the Palmetto State By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Six Scouting BSA (Boy Scouts of America) councils from across South Carolina have partnered with POWERPLANTSC with Scouts preparing to plant pine tree seeds – and help set a record 3.2-million trees plantedContinue Reading

$208 million has been allocated to help propel coronavirus vaccination efforts across South Carolina. The bill that passed in the House on Tuesday provides funding to help in testing and administering the vaccination along with personal protective gear for health workers. Governor McMaster plans on signing the bill into lawContinue Reading

SWEEPS ACROSS SOUTH CAROLINA is a partnership between the S.C. Aquarium, the S.C. Floodwater Commission, and SC7 By W. Thomas Smith Jr. The South Carolina Aquarium has partnered with the S.C. Floodwater Commission and the SC7 Expedition for SWEEPS ACROSS SOUTH CAROLINA, a year-long litter clean-up (sweeps) initiative directed byContinue Reading

The Lake Murray Polar Plunge took place on Saturday, February 13 at Top Spin in Lexington. Due to the pandemic the event was moved from the shores of Lake Murray to a much more controlled environment where folks ‘freezin’ for a reason’ could be spaced apart every 15 minutes. TheContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council Tuesday approved the first phase of a new skate park for Irmo after several local residents touted the project as a community asset that brings people together for outdoor activity. Skate boarding was described as an activity that, “brings kids together” and “aContinue Reading

This Saturday, February 13, from 10am until 12noon, the Lake Murray Polar Plunge will be held at Top Spin Racquet & Swim Club, 5347 Sunset Blvd. in Lexington due to COVID restrictions. The sponsor is South Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics and funds raised will go toContinue Reading

In a press conference on Friday, February 5, Miriam Atria, president and CEO of the Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board, announced that Lake Murray will sponsor the Major League Fishing Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit coming April 22-25, 2021 and the Boat US Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship, presented byContinue Reading