SFC. John Hendricks was sworn in as the Assistant Chief of Police of the Irmo Police Department on Friday, Nov. 12.The ceremony was held in the Irmo Veterans Park and was directed by Chief Bobby Dale. Hendricks received the promotion of Major along with his new title. Hendrick’s family andContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Suicide awareness-intervention experts Dale Brown and Dr. Brenda Richards Brown conducted suicide prevention training for students at Benedict College, local seminarians, and others at Reinartz Hall – Christ Chapel of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Columbia, Nov. 6. The training developed by LifeSource and hostedContinue Reading

After a two-year hiatus, Columbia Children’s Theatre’s holiday favorite, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical, is back by popular demand! Join the entire Herdman clan as they crash, bash, smash, and sing their way to the true meaning of Christmas. This production is filled with many of Columbia Children’s Theatre’s outstanding professional actors, along withContinue Reading

Union United Methodist Church is preparing to host the full production of their long-standing tradition, the 28th annual drive-through living nativity, “The Living Christmas Story.” This event will take place Friday through Sunday, December 3-5, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. each night. For over 20 years now, theContinue Reading

Friarsgate Skatepark Committee and ULSA are working to provide a skateboarding program free to children that attend the after-school program. We are currently seeking donations of new and used skateboard equipment, helmets, and $1,200 to build skate features in the parking lot until the skatepark is completed. The Friarsgate SkateparkContinue Reading

Lake Murray Country’s Christmas Light Boat Parade, sponsored by Nephron Pharmaceuticals and Stewart Landing, will be held on December 4th. Join in the fun at the Lexington Park Site at the Lake Murray Dam; gates open at 4:30 pm. Pack a picnic dinner, listen to Christmas carols and enjoy theContinue Reading

Irmo Mayor Barry A. Walker, Sr. provided turkeys to all of the Irmo town employees on November 8 thanking them for a job well done this past year. This was the second annual Irmo Employee Turkey giveaway. “I found out turkeys may be in short supply this year due toContinue Reading