Open Letter Dear Editor, My name is Luke Reeves, I am 17 years old and I wanted to message this news outlet and express my opinion. First I will state I am biased as I use TikTok on a regular basis and that I have not looked over every detail ofContinue Reading

If growth is the problem that some Lexington County representatives say and believe it is, they can address that by passing ordinances to not allow any more growth. But they know they can’t, in fact some have even mentioned in past, growth is good, and it is. So how muchContinue Reading

Open Letter A friend shared with me a question he was asked about a conversation he had become a part of. I thought his answer was a great response, and his perspective was worth sharing. I will not say who, what, or where, but I will bring his words andContinue Reading

I am writing to express my concerns about the current ELA scores of students in our district and throughout the state. To understand this complex problem,  I needed to understand where the breakdown existed. All schools have a standard curriculum being taught and tested. South Carolina ELA standards state thatContinue Reading

Open Letter Yes, it has been very quiet this Irmo election. Some even ask, is there, or who is running? Is he “that guy,” is he really running? What’s going on? Well, let’s talk about this. Yes, there is an election for Irmo Town Council next Tuesday the 27th. Yes,Continue Reading

In the February 8 edition of The New Irmo News, Al Dozier provided a well-balanced article “Open Carry Bill Draws Fire” on recent action the SC Senate took in passing the “South Carolina Constitutional Carry/Second Amendment Preservation Act” (H-3594). This bill is based on the premise that there should beContinue Reading

Yes, there are two candidates that did file to run for the vacant seat for Irmo town council. But what was left out is one of the candidates, George Frazier, is the same one that filed to run last August and used an address of a home he hadn’t livedContinue Reading

To the Editor, I write in response to a recent letter that appeared to dismiss concerns raised about acandidate’s residency in Irmo. It’s troubling that valid questions are met with accusations ofracism and hostility. If voters aren’t allowed to ask questions to determine who should get theirvote, then democracy andContinue Reading

Have we moved forward or is racism not only accepted in some aspects of our lives, but encouraged. I was taught growing up that it was wrong to vote for someone solely on the color of their skin, their race, their gender, but on who they were, what they stoodContinue Reading

Open Letter I am Sheena Wilson, a parent of children in LexRich 5 and a tax-paying resident of the district. I would like to express my support for public education in the state of South Carolina and my concerns with the recent decision of this board to override the recommendationContinue Reading