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

$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

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

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. The Richland County Sheriff’s Dept. (RCSD) in partnership with The Blood Connection (TBC) will host a VALENTINE BLOOD DRIVE, Fri., Feb. 12, from 7:00 a.m. until noon at RCSD’s Region Two headquarters facility, 2500 Decker Blvd. And blood donors will receive a $20 Visa giftcardContinue Reading

Richland County is giving residents a chance to watch, learn and win prizes during a virtual event centered on gardening and conservation. The Winter Garden Watch Party will feature conservation experts and videos from the County’s Watch and Learn series to advise residents on what they can do now, duringContinue Reading

The United States Tennis Association of South Carolina is coordinating a statewide Holiday Tennis Racquet Drive, in which people can drop off new and lightly used adult and junior racquets at participating facilities. Anyone can donate racquets. The deadline is January 15. The equipment will go to people in need,Continue Reading

Miss Gamecock 2021 Callie Farrell will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross January 7 from 10 am to 3 pm at the American Red Cross Donation Center located at 2751 Bull Street, Columbia. For more information or to make an appointment to donate email missgamecock2020@gmail.com orContinue Reading

Keep the Midlands Beautiful will be holding its annual Grinding of the Greens Christmas Tree Recycling December 26 – January 9. Drop-off locations are in Lexington and Richland Counties. For a complete list of Christmas Tree Drop-off locations in call 803-733-1139 or visit www.keepthemidlandsbeautiful.org. Free mulch from the recycled ChristmasContinue Reading

Arrested Development — the two-time Grammy-winning hip-hop and funk group — will perform a free virtual concert at Famously Hot New Year, South Carolina’s virtual party of the year December 31. Tune in and learn more at www.famouslyhotnewyear.com. Famously Hot New Year is bringing together friends, neighbors and guests fromContinue Reading