US Congressman Joe Wilson visited the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Wednesday, August 9 held at the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. Brian Cox of Cox Family BBQ shared a jar of his special sauce with the Congressman. Cox Family BBQ is located in the Shoppers Walk atContinue Reading

Is your vote being counted properly? Grassroots group SC Safe Elections continues fight for access to valuable election audit report SC Safe Elections (SCSE), a grassroots group dedicated to election integrity in SC, sued 8 counties (Aiken, Beaufort, Charleston, Dorchester, Greenville, Lexington, Spartanburg, and York) and the SC Election CommissionContinue Reading

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed a new boating law bill at a ceremony signing at the Columbia Sailing Club on Lake Murray, Thursday, July 27 at 2 pm. The bill, S.96, is a boating safety and education law in South Carolina requiring anyone born after July 1, 2007, toContinue Reading

The County of Lexington’s Land Development Division has released the 2023 Floodplain Management Plan report outlining the progress made in mitigating the potential flooding hazards throughout the county. The report lists 19 action items identified by county officials and residents that were published in the 2023 Floodplain Management Plan asContinue Reading

Richland County’s new Residential Rental Property Registration Program will change registration and business license requirements for residential rental properties in unincorporated areas of the county. With the changes, the county aims to increase the number of rental property registrations and provide greater health and safety protections for renters.On February 7,Continue Reading

On July 14, Richland County held a swearing-in ceremony for Treasurer Kendra Dove. After serving as deputy treasurer for the past 16 years, Dove is the first Black person to serve as treasurer for the County, having recently run for the position unopposed by either party. At the ceremony, formerContinue Reading

Washington, DC – Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC) Chairman of the Helsinki Commission, and Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), together with Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Thom Tillis (R-NC), introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Foreign Extortion Prevention Act to combat kleptocracy and corruption by criminalizing bribery demands by foreign officials. This legislationContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Despite strong opposition from Mayor Barry Walker, The Irmo Town Council Tuesday approved a measure that will allow council members to attend council meetings electronically. The measure was approved after Councilwoman Barbara Waldman added restrictions to the ordinance that would assure remote participation would include the sameContinue Reading

Dear Irmo Residents, This week, Irmo Council passed a change to our rules to allow council members to attend up to 2meetings virtually over the course of a year, if there is an emergency or they might not otherwisebe able to attend. This measure is NOT about making council fromContinue Reading

Dear Citizens of IRMO: At the July 18, 2023 Town Council meeting the majority of IRMO council members voted (4-1) to allow members to attend and vote on council issues virtually. While virtual technology offers convenience and accessibility, its use in town council meetings raises concerns about transparency, security, andContinue Reading