It is an election year for the Town of Irmo. I’ve been a registered voter for almost 25 years. However, as another campaign begins, I can’t help but wonder what other voters consider before heading to the polls. It’s a non-partisan election. In my opinion, it essentially helps shroud eachContinue Reading

Dear Editor, Once again Congressman Joe Wilson states the obvious, with lots of information, but little on specific solutions. Congress holds the “power of the purse” but Mr. Wilson has gotten little through the House, Senate, and onto the desk in the Oval Office. Joe went traipsing around the 2nd DistrictContinue Reading

Our world is changing. An increased awareness of climate change and environmental degradation has created new cries for renewable energy and environmental sustainability. In response, Columbia launched a Climate Protection Action Campaign in 2006. This plan includes ways the city has become greener in several categories, including transportation and renewableContinue 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

On Saturday, April 22, I was joined by a large, majority delegation of Real America First LCRP members at the biennial Lexington County Republican Convention to usher in a new day and a new direction in leadership for our county party. This was a long time coming and well-deserved afterContinue Reading

I am writing to express my concern about the request for annexation and zoning for the 13.19-acre tract located at 153 Rocky Creek Trail, on which the owners have stated they intend to operate an events venue. While I support growth of the Town of Irmo, I am strongly opposedContinue Reading

I see that Representative Joe Wilson is once again sharing misinformation, disinformation, distractions, and gratuitous attacks on President Biden and other Democrats (The New Irmo News, February 2). “Disinformation” refers to false or misleading statements that are intentionally and knowingly repeated. One example of Mr. Wilson’s use of disinformation isContinue Reading

Open Letter In direct response to the misinformed opinion titled “Festival To Fund Gun Buyback Event” published in the November 17, Irmo News. It was hinted that the town was laundering hospitality tax money through the festival for the gun buyback program. This can’t be any further from the facts. The festivalContinue Reading