Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement after the announcement of a historic settlement between the Trump Administration and the State of South Carolina regarding the removal of 9.5 metric tons of plutonium from the state. South Carolina will receive 600 million dollars as part of the settlement: “As aContinue Reading

You can now renew your South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) beginner’s permit or identification card at SCDMVOnline.com. The new transaction is available for eligible South Carolinians and is another way citizens can complete their SCDMV business from the comfort of home during the COVID-19 pandemic. “These transactions utilizeContinue Reading

Open Letter Did you know you can see your work history online all the way back to your first job? Your earnings history is a record of your progress toward your Social Security benefits. We keep track of your earnings so we can pay you the benefits you’ve earned overContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on voting against the USPS Fairness Act:  “Although I did vote for the Republican motion to recommit with instructions, I ultimately voted against the USPS Fairness Act. It is disappointing that House Democrats refused to work with Republicans and instead put forward a partisanContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council Tuesday agreed to annex a property that is considered a historical site containing burial grounds for African-Americans including some local leaders. The 10-acre site on Archer’s Lane is owned by the non-profit Harbison Community Group. The organization sought the annexation to provide betterContinue Reading

Town of Irmo Mayor Barry A. Walker was given special recognition from members of “The African American Alumni Association of Irmo High School”. This award was given at the Tuesday, August 18 Town Council meeting and honored Walker as the first African American Mayor in the Town of Irmo. “IContinue Reading

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

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

Projects and activities aimed at addressing the needs of low-to-moderate-income people and communities in Richland County will be the focus of an upcoming virtual meeting. The County’s Community Development Department will discuss its Annual Action Plan for the 2020-2021 fiscal year at 5 pm August 13. The virtual hearing willContinue Reading