In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks that occurred in New York City (World Trade Center), Pentagon, and Pennsylvania. Fort Jackson honors the fallen heroes that sacrificed their lives on that day by executing a wreath-laying ceremony on Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. at CentennialContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson has issued the following statement calling on Joe Biden and other administration officials to resign after putting American families at risk: “American families are more at risk of a terrorist attack than ever before. August 31, 2021 is a day of infamy. The Biden administration’s unconditional surrenderContinue Reading

Irmo Police Major Bobby Dale was sworn in as the new Irmo Chief of Police on Monday, Aug. 30 at the Irmo Town Municipal building by the former Irmo Chief of Police and now, newly appointed Irmo Town Administrator Courtney Dennis. In a combined ceremony, Dennis was recognized as theContinue Reading

Marie Shaw of the Treasures of the Heart was among the latest batch of recipients to accept a check for the Town of Irmo’s Future Growth Corporation. The four-year-old dress and accessory shop was severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and Councilman William Danielson presented Marie with the grant toContinue Reading

Southern Cuts Barbering Company recently opened its doors at 1100 Dutch Fork Rd in Irmo. Amanda McClain is the owner and calls her salon the ‘Lake Country Premiere Barbershop’. The salon caters to gentlemen of the Midlands and features full-service treatments including discounts for all military, first responders, law enforcementContinue Reading

Irmo Fire Department responded to a water main break at the corner of Charing Cross Rd. and N. Royal Tower Rd. in Old Friarsgate subdivision on Monday, Aug. 30. The 4-inch pipe burst to cascade thousands of gallons of water down the street towards Broad River Rd. Columbia Water DepartmentContinue Reading

By Alex Junes-Ward Four members of the South Carolina Black Belt Hall of Fame received Global Eco Adventures’ (GEA) coveted IRONMAN award during an awards luncheon held at Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar in northeast Columbia, Thurs., Aug. 26. The GEA awards recognized Mr. Keith Vitali, Mr. Bruce Brutschy,Continue Reading

By Al Dozier The pressure is on lawmakers to return to Columbia and hold an emergency session to revise a law that prohibits mask mandates in schools. The latest push comes from the State Department of Health and Environmental Control. With COVID-19 cases spiking in schools statewide, the board ofContinue Reading

Old Friargate boil water advisory To Columbia Water Customers located at the 300 and 400 block of Charing Cross Rd. in the Old Friarsgate subdivision Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.  Also,Continue Reading