The Irmo Chamber and the Town of Irmo announce a 3-week special event! Irmo has 3 beautiful parks and lots of local businesses that want to help you celebrate this summer. We recognize that gas prices are absolutely outrageous and that is forcing many people to opt for a STAYCATIONContinue Reading

The Greater Columbia Rose Society is holding their next meeting 3 pm June 26 at Kremser’s Plant Farm & Nursery, 208 Buckhead Lane in Swansea. It will be a learning session and is intended to help everyone look at their own roses and gardens a little more closely. There willContinue Reading

Environmentalists in Richland County, including a County employee, earned places in the spotlight at the annual conference for the Environmental Education Association of South Carolina (EEASC), taking home more than half of the organization’s top honors. Chanda Cooper, the County’s conservation education analyst, was named Environmental Educator of the YearContinue Reading

Nathan Ballentine will run unopposed in November after defeating newcomer Paul Erickson for the District 71 seat. Ballentine has held the seat for 18 years. When Representative Chip Huggins announced he would not seek a new term for House District 85 after 23 years of service four candidates vying forContinue Reading

Firefighters from E171 responded to reports of an entrapped kitten this afternoon. Upon arrival, the kitten was found to be wedged between the wheel well and the engine of a motor vehicle. Firefighters had to disassemble the wheel well to safely extricate the kitten. They have since named him Roscoe.Continue Reading

Union United Methodist Church will be holding vacation bible school, on June 19 – 22 from 6:30 – 8 pm. All children 4 years old (by August 2022) through finishing the 5th grade are invited to join the Food Truck Party. There will be crafts and stories and games eachContinue Reading

Church on the Lake starts June 12 and will run through September 25. It begins at 8:30 am and lasts about 45 minutes. Come around 8:10 or 8:15 for coffee and snacks. The service will be held at Woodman of the World, 2000 Johnson Marina Road, Chapin. Salem Methodist ChurchContinue Reading

Layne is a native of Columbia. She recalls when her art career began at the age of four and the house she drew on the wall with nail polish while in timeout. Raised in Irmo, she relocated to Greenville where she showed her work locally and was recognized by GreenvilleContinue Reading