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

By Al Dozier Three candidates are seeking a seat on the Lexington-Richland School District 5 school board in a special election scheduled for Oct. 12. Nurse practitioner Haley Griggs, financial consultant Jeff Herring, and Dutch Fork Middle School improvement council member Tifani Moore are in the race for the RichlandContinue Reading

“ARPA funds are on the way,” declared Mayor Barry A. Walker at the Tuesday, September 21 Irmo Town Council meeting. The 2.5 million dollars the town will receive is a portion of the American Rescue Plan Act that became effective back in March. It allows counties, cities and municipalities toContinue Reading

To all Lexington/Richland District 5 people voting in the special election to fill the current vacancy on the school board.     I have reviewed all three candidates running for the Lexington/Richland 5 School Board seat on October 12, 2021.  This vacancy was created when Ed White resigned.  In looking at the credentialsContinue Reading

Jackie Canoy was a recipient of the Irmo Future Growth Corporation grant. The grant is awarded by the IFGC. The grant provides financial assistance to Irmo businesses that were affected by the pandemic. Applications are available online at the townofirmosc.com. Irmo Town Councilman Bill Danielson presented the check to Jackie. JackieContinue Reading

Former school board member, Robert Gantt, has announced his support for Tifani Moore in the special election for the Richland County side of School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties. After serving on the school board for twenty years, Gantt says he has experience serving with many school boardContinue Reading

Dr. Kizzi Staley Gibson who is an educational professional and also a candidate for the South Carolina Superintendent of Education offers her support of Haley Griggs in her District Five campaign. Gibson said, “As a professional educator and educational leader for close to 20 years, I understand the importance ofContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement: “On this tragic anniversary, I am grateful for our military who have kept American families safe for 20 years. In my service on the House Floor for over 500 times, I urged ‘We will never forget September 11th and the Global War on Terrorism’ sadly,Continue Reading