By Al Dozier Five Lexington County Council seats will be contested in the upcoming June 11 Republican primary. Michael Bishop, the former mayor of the town of Springdale, is running against incumbent Scott Whetstone in District 1 in the Gaston-Pelion-Swansea area. Bishop owns and operates Dust to Dust, a greenContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Irmo residents will soon see an increase in yearly sanitation fees. At the May 21 meeting, the Irmo Town Council gave a second and final reading to an ordinance adjusting the yearly fees for sanitation collection, stormwater management and uniform service fees from $300 per year to $346.50Continue Reading

Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC) have announced a primary endorsements Dean Widener (Republican) for State House District 85 in Lexington County. CVSC has chosen to support the candidate based on his commitment to conservation values and putting voters in their districts first regarding all issues facing our state. SinceContinue Reading

Irmo’s Assistant Town Administrator, Doug Polen, has been elected President of the South Carolina Community Development Association (SCCDA). The SCCDA is a distinguished organization that unites professionals dedicated to community development from across the state. This includes individuals working in municipal, county, regional, and state government, private companies, elected officials,Continue Reading

  By Al Dozier The town of Irmo is considering the installation of four charging stations at the Irmo Community Park Irmo for residents with electric vehicles. It would cost the town about $28,000 but it would provide local residents with a quick charge as an increasing number of motoristsContinue Reading

As of May 7th, the sidewalk leading to the community garden, dog park, and Irmo Skate Park at Rawls Creek Park (1113 Friarsgate Blvd) will be closed to vehicular traffic. This closure is necessary due to upcoming construction work at the park. Ensuring the safety of our residents is ourContinue Reading