By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council handed out some big money Tuesday in appreciation of employee loyalty and in recognition of the work performed by the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce. Irmo employees will receive a $1,500 Christmas bonus this year in appreciation for their loyalty during the pandemicContinue Reading

Tifani Moore claimed victory in a special election held October 12 to fill a vacant seat on Lexington-Richland School District Five’s board. Moore led with 56 percent of the vote to 37 percent for Haley Griggs, and seven percent for Jeff Herring. The seat was left open when former boardContinue Reading

1. Haley knows that our district has spent millions building a new high school will low enrollment and buying properties we don’t need, while our older schools need millions in repairs. Her opponent is supported by the leaders and developers who made those decisions. (See “Fiscal Responsibility” at 2.Continue Reading

The Richland County Election Commission has released updated polling location information regarding the special election for a vacant seat on the Lexington-Richland School District Five School Board. Precincts are in Irmo and Chapin areas. Check for candidate information, your voting status, and polling location. The following precincts and polling places will beContinue Reading

In the Spring of 2020, like many in our district, I took interest in the district’s operations. Having two kids at two separate Irmo schools in sore need of $28 million dollars in repairs each appalled me. Our board of trustees at that time focused more on building beautiful, newContinue Reading

Well, apparently the question that was originally posed, “What exactly would it take to find some, any unity at all amongst our fellow Americans?” has no answer. One wonders if this country is irreparably doomed by the political divisions that exist. In a close examination of the current campaign forContinue Reading

In early August, I was approached by several in the community about running in the October 12th special election for the Lexington-Richland District Five Board of Trustees. They expressed that my educational background and work experience would make me a valuable resource to the board and the various issues the district isContinue Reading

Billy Warren, Lexington County resident and businessman has announced he is running for the office of Lexington County Sheriff in the 2024 election cycle. He is promoting crime prevention by having a proactive Sheriff Department that puts the public first. He said he has the experience to make that changeContinue Reading

Mayor Barry Walker told the town council at their workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 5 that the Broad River Road lane widening project is back on thanks to negotiations with Richland County Council. The widening will create 5 lanes from Royal Tower Rd. to the fork at Broad River and DutchContinue Reading