The South Carolina Philharmonic introduces its inaugural “Music in My Neighborhood” program, an immersive community initiative aimed at bringing a week of free ensemble performances, educational programs, and unique collaborations to different Midlands neighborhoods each year. The inaugural program will take place in the Town of Irmo, South Carolina, fromContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Irmo residents Tuesday elected Gabriel Penfield as the town’s new town council member. Penfield defeated George Frazier for the at-large seat that was left vacant after Mayor Bill Danielson unseated incumbent Barry Walker last November. Penfield confirmed the latest numbers reported by Lexington County and Richland CountyContinue Reading

The Lexington County Museum is set to host its free Murders and Mysteries walking tour of downtown Lexington this Friday, March 1, starting at 8 pm. The tour provides an opportunity for participants to delve into the history of the town, exploring stories of murders, trials, and other crimes thatContinue Reading

The Contemporaries of the Columbia Museum of Art (CMA) will host “Neon Dreams: A Pop Art Affair,” a fundraising event on March 2 from 7 to 11 pm. Presented by Certified SC, the event aims to celebrate artistic expression, community engagement, and philanthropy, supporting the CMA’s mission to enrich theContinue Reading

The organizers of the 2024 Sharpvue Irmo International Festival, a vibrant celebration of diverse cultures, are actively seeking sponsors for this year’s event. Scheduled for April 28 from noon to 5 pm, the festival promises a day filled with cultural richness and community engagement at Irmo Community Park, located atContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five is set to host a Spring Block Party at the Harbison Gardens Community on March 7, 2024. Sponsored by the school district’s Community Support Services Office, the event aims to provide a platform for Harbison Garden students and families to access community resources that support theirContinue Reading

Gabriel Penfield won a seat on the Irmo town council on February 27. Penfield was opposed by George Frazier. Both men ran unsuccessfully in the November election andfound themselves facing each other again for the special election.  With all precincts reporting, Gabriel Penfield claimed 433 votes to Frazier’s 135 toContinue Reading

Irmo residents are heading back to the polls in a special election on February 27 to fill the Town Council seat left vacant by Mayor Bill Danielson. Two candidates who previously ran for town-wide at-large seats in 2023 are back in the running. The candidates vying for the role areContinue Reading