We make a significant investment in our children through the public school systems. We expect the educational standards to be high, but we also expect for the philosophical standards to represent the highest form of American values. Among those values are “color-blindness,” “equality,” and “merit”: values that exemplify the DeclarationContinue Reading

Irmo Town Councilman Bill Danielson presented a check to Leigh Essig of Leigh Essig Photography as part of the Irmo Future Growth Corporation grants. In December of 2020 Councilman Bill Danielson proposed the idea of assisting small businesses with monetary relief who had suffered adversely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson, Senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committees, participated in a press conference on President Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. He released the following statement:   “I am so grateful to Whip Steve Scalise, Congressman Brad Wenstrup, and my other Republican colleagues for condemning PresidentContinue Reading

Former School Board Trustee, Ed White, 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. “Tifani Moore is an independent voice who will put the needs of ALL children first,” explained Ed White.  Moore is a motherContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson embarked on his annual bus tour of South Carolina’s Second District this week with a stop at the Greater Irmo Chamber Coffee Talk held at Stars in Strikes in Irmo. Wilson spoke about the American Rescue Plan and allocations from the federal government slated for municipalities. He also spoke about the conflict inContinue Reading

Irmo Businessman, Bill Danielson, has announced he will run for re-election to Irmo Town Council. Danielson, who was first elected to Irmo Town Council in a special election in March of 2020, is seeking election to a full term. Bill, a successful local businessman for more than 30 years, hasContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council Tuesday gave final reading approval to an ordinance that establishes safety regulations for swimming pools located in residential areas of the town. The measure will require pool owners to have swimming pools fenced so they won’t be entered by outsiders who could faceContinue Reading

In response to rising cases of the coronavirus delta variant in the community, Richland County Council has adopted an emergency ordinance requiring face coverings to be worn in school buildings and daycare facilitiesto slow the spread of the disease. As outlined by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,Continue Reading

School Board Trustees Jan Hammond and Catherine Huddle have announced their support for Haley Griggs in the special election for the Richland side of Lexington-Richland School District Five. In her endorsement, Hammond said, “Haley Griggs has the kind of fresh perspective we need in members of the school board. IContinue Reading

Local businessman and community volunteer Jeff Herring has filed as a candidate in the Oct. 12 special election for the Lexington-Richland District 5 school board. Herring – a graduate of District 5 schools and the father of a Spring Hill High senior — is running for an open Richland CountyContinue Reading