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 pandemic
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.
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 Carolina
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 years
For a decade, Famously Hot New Year, a nonprofit organization since 2016, has brought visitors, residents, businesses, and community and civic leaders from diverse backgrounds together for South Carolina’s largest free New Year’s Eve party in downtown Columbia. Given the continued concerns around COVID-19 and its variants, the nonprofit’s board has
The 152nd anniversary South Carolina State Fair opened its gates to 22,266 visitors on the fairgrounds for the fair’s opening day, October 13. It marked the return of the full event after the fair offered a drive-through-only event last year in the wake of COVID-19. “It was exciting to see
In a special town council meeting held on October 14th, the council heard presentations from two firms on the building of the Rawls Creek park. The park could offer multiple uses, including the centerpiece skate park, walking trails, dog park, community gardens and playground. Each of these amenities would be
By W. Thomas Smith Jr. United States Senator Tim Scott, ranking member of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, praised Project H.O.P.E., a program of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD), as a model for elderly outreach and assistance which might be implemented by other agencies, nationwide. Scott’s remarks