Congressman Joe Wilson visited the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday morning at their weekly Coffee Talk held in Stars and Strikes Bowling Arcade on Lake Murray Blvd. The congressman was on the second day of his South Carolina Congressional District Two bus tour. He spoke about initiatives fromContinue Reading

Sisters in Crime (SinC) has announced the 2020 winner of the annual Eleanor Taylor Bland Crime Fiction Writers of Color Award is Yasmin McClinton of Columbia. The winning novel-in-progress was selected by judges Rachel Howzell-Hall, Alex Segura and the 2019 winner, Jessica Martinez. The award, which honors the memory ofContinue Reading

Today, Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement announcing this year’s Annual Bus Tour of South Carolina’s Second District:    “I always look forward to the Annual Bus Tour of South Carolina’s Second District. This year we have faced unprecedented times so, I will be visiting businesses and organizations inContinue Reading

State agriculture officials are warning South Carolinians to be wary of unsolicited packages of seeds mailed to them. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture and Clemson University’s Regulatory Services division are working together to investigate after residents reported receiving packages they did not order. Similar reports, many involving addresses fromContinue Reading

South Carolinians can now file complaints about vehicle dealers faster with the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV). Customers now have the option to visit SCDMVOnline.com (File a Dealer Complaint) to submit a complaint about licensed dealers in South Carolina. “Customers take a lot of time to research vehicles,Continue Reading

The City of West Columbia’s third annual Kinetic Derby Day has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day planning committee will continue to work with schools, artists, and businesses to engage broad community participation for next year’s event. West Columbia’s fourth annual Kinetic Derby DayContinue Reading

This year’s Lexington County Public Library Summer Reading Program has ended. Participants spent the summer imagining their stories with faraway adventures — classic tales, mermaids, dragons, futuristic galaxies and many more. Now it’s time to enjoy the benefits and reap the rewards. Parents can take pride in knowing they preventedContinue Reading

Computers, clothes, and school supplies are among a the items customers can purchase free of Sales Tax during South Carolina’s annual 72-hour Sales Tax Holiday August 7 – 9. The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) reminds shoppers eligible items can be bought online and in-store without paying the state’sContinue Reading

The Internal Revenue Service has announced its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams with a special emphasis on aggressive and evolving schemes related to coronavirus tax relief, including Economic Impact Payments. This year, the Dirty Dozen focuses on scams that target taxpayers. The criminals behind these bogus schemes viewContinue Reading