Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra will present Norse Notes this Sunday, November 20 at 3:30pm in the Harbison Theatre at 7300 College Street, Irmo. It will be a musical journey through the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Sweden, and Finland.Highlighting composers Halvorsen, Sibelius, and Jarnefelt with overtures, marches. dances, and Grieg’s PeerContinue Reading

Harbison Community Center is hosting a free Christmas Craft Fair this Saturday, November 19, 8 am – 1 pm. If you’re looking to do some early Christmas shopping, look no further. The Craft Fair will consist of various vendors displaying an array of merchandise. Harbison Community Center is at 106Continue Reading

A county organization that serves children in foster care is calling on the business community to help bring young people some holiday joy. Richland County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is giving local businesses the chance to adopt a child through its Angel Tree program. Richland County CASA volunteers serveContinue Reading

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 4-D returns this Saturday, November 19 to light up the South Carolina State Museum this holiday season. The museum will offer 50 percent off kids (3-12) general admission on November 26, December 3, December 10 and December 17. Showing November 19 – January 1, Rudolph theContinue Reading

By Al Dozier At least two incumbents on the Lexington-Richland District 5 School Board have lost their seats in Tuesday’s elections, according to early reports on vote counts. In Richland County, incumbents Nikki Gardner and Tifani Moore lost their seats to newcomers Kevin Scully, a USDA employee, and S.C. BarContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Irmo received positive notes on the town’s finances at the November 15 council meeting in a presentation on the annual audit report for the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year. The town had revenues totaling $12.8 million and expenses of $9.4 million, according to the report from Hightower & HightowerContinue Reading

The Okra Strut Commission, responsible each year for the Okra Strut Festival, is planning on using an anticipated surplus of funds from last year’s festival to pay for a gun buyback event on Saturday, December 10. The host is the Universal Outreach Church and the event is designed to removeContinue Reading

By Al Dozier On November 1 the Irmo Town Council discussed options on the use of $2.5 million in American Rescue Plan ACT (ARPA) funds that are now available to the town. More improvements at the Community Park of Irmo were at the top of the list. They included: increasingContinue Reading

Army veteran, former State Guard commander addresses Midlands-area universities By Alex Junes-Ward Maj. General (Ret.) Tom Mullikin, former commanding general of the S.C. State Guard and a veteran U.S. Army officer, spoke to audiences at both Columbia International University (CIU) and the University of South Carolina (USC) as part ofContinue Reading