Brown has served Irmo since 1997 In a special council meeting June 29, the Irmo Town Council voted to accept Irmo Town Administrator Robert ‘Bob’ Brown’s request to retire. Brown has served the Irmo community for the last 25 years and officially retires this Tuesday, July 6. “It’s been anContinue Reading

CVS Health has announced that as of June 1, eligible customers who received or plan to receive a COVID-19 vaccination through CVS Health may choose to enter the #OneStepCloser sweepstakes for an opportunity to win one of over a thousand fun and exciting prizes through weekly drawings and grand prizesContinue Reading

South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) agents today arrested a Columbia tax preparer and charged her with 16 counts of willfully preparing false tax returns and four counts of failing to file returns and pay state taxes. April Lugina Dilosa, 50, of Columbia, acting as a tax preparer, prepared 16Continue Reading

The SC Philharmonic and the Columbia Fireflies have announced a partnership to bring the Midlands a full orchestral patriotic concert with a fireworks finale to Segra Park July 3. Gates will open at 7 pm, music begins at 8:30 pm, with fireworks launching at 9:15 pm.Tickets are $10 – childrenContinue Reading

Katelyn Potts of Irmo and Ella Blalock of Columbia have been named Gold Award Girl Scouts. Potts has a passion for teaching children about the importance of gardening and healthy eating. She partnered with a local daycare center in Irmo to teach children about gardening through song. Potts built twoContinue Reading

South Carolina Seven to wind through the Midlands in mid-July By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Members of the SOUTH CAROLINA SEVEN (SC7) expedition logistics-and-planning team gathered for a final event-launch planning session at the Mullikin Law Office complex in Camden, Wed., June 23. The team, most of whom will participateContinue Reading

The Lake Murray Irmo Woman’s Club has named Gracelyn Grant (left) of Irmo High School and Ahalya Muraleedharan of Dutch Fork High School as the club’s $2,000 scholarship winners.Continue Reading

At its annual board meeting, EngenuitySC presented Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin with its 2021 Vision Award. Benjamin, founding co-chair of the EngenuitySC board, was presented with the award by Elise Partin, Mayor of Cayce, and current EngenuitySC board chair, on behalf of the EngenuitySC board. The Vision Award is givenContinue Reading

The Miss South Carolina Pageant will be held 8 pm June 26 at the Township Auditorium in Columbia. The winner will receive $60,000 in scholarships and compete at the Miss America pageant. Scholarships and awards will be presented to the Miss candidates in a total amount of $184,175, with eachContinue Reading