This July the South Carolina State Museum invites guests to stay cool with a museum visit and enjoy special super dog-themed shows and events all month long. In addition to a planetarium experience, Dog Days at the museum will also feature a pet adoption fair and a service animal appreciationContinue Reading

The Lexington County 911 Communications Center has been awarded Communications Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). This is the fifth time that Lexington County 911 Communications has earned the achievement. The award remains in effect for four years and the agency retains all privileges associatedContinue Reading

By CT McDonald With the Little League Coaches Pitch state tournaments just completed in mid-June, other Irmo Little League teams will now be competing in their own division’s state tournaments next week, and beyond. Mid-Carolina and Irmo Gold represented District Three in the coaches pitch baseball state tournament as theContinue Reading

Seventy-four Lexington-Richland School District Five students are participating in the Tri-District Arts Consortium (Tri-DAC). Tri-DAC is a 3-week summer program for middle school students talented and gifted in creative writing, dance, music, theatre, or the visual arts. Students are nominated by their parents or teachers to audition for the program.Continue Reading

On Friday night, an Irmo Officer stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. Pretty standard stuff usually ends with a written warning, however, during the course of the stop officers found a bookbag with 2 pounds of marijuana and a digital scale inside of it. Officers then learned that driverContinue Reading

Chief Dale would like to announce the newest Corporals in the Patrol Division. Corporal Jeff Thrun and Corporal David Copley were promoted and pinned by Chief Dale and Major Hendricks. Corporal Thrun will serve on Squad 2 and Corporal Copley will serve on Squad 1. Corporal Chris Shirley was alsoContinue Reading

The Irmo Police Department charged Jimmy Frederick Hollingsworth, Jr. (24) with Unlawful Conduct Toward a Child stemming from an incident that was reported in March 2022.  Irmo Investigators were called to the Prisma Children’s Hospital after a 5-week-old was brought in for dehydration.  The staff observed injuries that indicated possibleContinue Reading

I have served on this school board for over 15 years. During that time I have always worked for the benefit of all of our students and staff, as well as our taxpayers.                                                       Years ago I fought for rebuilding the old academic portion of Irmo High School. That shouldContinue Reading