Local Company offers guided kayak tours of the Park. Carolina Outdoor Adventures began operating in the Spring of 2015. The company was started by Billy Easterbrooks after several years of hosting kayaking trips and event planning for friends. “We started with guided kayaking trips on the Congaree River and areContinue Reading

Celebrate Freedom Foundation held a ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, May 4 at their facility in the Columbia Metro Airport. The Lexington Chamber of Commerce welcomed CFF as a new member of their organization and guests from all around the Midlands were in attendance. Fellow co-workers, along with veterans and students, watchedContinue Reading

Irmo Mayor Barry Walker, issued a proclamation declaring April 2021 as Child Abuse Prevention Month at the request of St. Andrews Woman’s Club. Pinwheels were planted in front of the Irmo Library on St. Andrew’s Road in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month. The pinwheels were then moved and plantedContinue Reading

The Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo sustains a long-standing partnership with Palmetto Project and with its outreach efforts that benefit the Midlands. Nell Killoy, Deputy Director for the Midlands and Upstate for the Project, was the Optimists’ guest speaker April 16 where she described two programs that the Club supports.Continue Reading

Did you know? The Palmetto State is ranked 4th in the United States for the number of women-owned businesses, with 170,000 calling South Carolina their home. This week, the South Carolina Senate had ‘Budget Week’, reviewing, debating, and amending the budget the House sent them a few weeks ago. WhenContinue Reading

The Irmo Sertoma Club meets every first and third Monday of the month at the British Bulldog Pub located at 1220 Bower Pkwy in the Columbiana Station shopping center.  The organization focuses on hearing and communicative disorders in young people among other community assistance. This civic organization was founded inContinue Reading

Irmo High School tennis coach Mark DiMaggio has been named the 2021 South Carolina Region 4A Coach of the Year. “It’s nice to be recognized by my peers not only for the tennis success of our players but for the players’ attitude, camaraderie and sportsmanship,” DiMaggio said of the awardContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Students in Lexington-Richland District 5 will no longer be required to wear face masks in school. In response to increasing pressure from parents throughout the district, the board voted to drop the mask requirement beginning May 10. Students will still have the option to wear masks ifContinue Reading

Davida Price, Coordinator of Youth and Family Services (4K), has been awarded the Rhonda Corley Friend of Children award by the South Carolina Early Childhood Association (SCECA). “To be recognized out of the many people that are so deserving of this award really means a lot to me,” Price said.Continue Reading