Irmo High School International School for the Arts Orchestra Program, under the direction of Colleen Marcou, earned the South Carolina Music Educators Association (SCMEA) Orchestra Division’s Outstanding Performance Award – SILVER for the 2021-2022 school year. The Outstanding Performance Award (OPA) is the highest achievement for the orchestra programs in the stateContinue Reading

The South Carolina Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (SCNSPRA) celebrated the effectiveness of 119 programs and projects from across the state at its annual Rewards for Excellence awards ceremony on May 13 in Columbia. This program recognizes outstanding communications and public relations efforts by South Carolina schools,Continue Reading

Simply Southern Gifts & Home Decor Shop was recognized as the May Irmo Small Business of the Month at Tuesday’s Town Council meeting. Owner Sharon Dailey began making crafts in 1987 and soon had to expand her hobby into a business. In 1994 she opened Simply Southern Gifts & HomeContinue Reading

Lexington County Sheriff Bryan “Jay” Koon was honored by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (SCLEOA) and the Strom Thurmond Foundation at the annual Strom Thurmond Awards for Excellence in Law Enforcement Luncheon on May 11. The event was held at the Lexington Town Hall. About 100 state, local,Continue Reading

Kendall Smith, a biomedical science student at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center) and also a student at Spring Hill High School, won first place at the South Carolina HOSA-Future Health Professionals state competition in the area of Sports Medicine. She received the award during the 2022 HOSAContinue Reading

School District Five of Lexington & Richland Counties FIRST Robotics Competition team, the Pandamaniacs, placed first out of 38 teams in the Electric City Regional in Anderson, SC on March 9-12, 2022. The winning alliance teams included Cyber Tribe from Kingsport, TN, and the Secret City Wildbots from Oak Ridge,Continue Reading

Chief Terrence Green is pleased to announce that Corporal Grady Johnson was chosen by his peers as the recipient of the 2021 Art Rish Employee of the Year Award. Corporal Grady Johnson has been with the Lexington Police Department since 2008 and has worked assignments within the Patrol Division, SpecialContinue Reading

This past weekend Irmos’ own Chantice Burton, 4th grader at Nursery Rd. Elementary, competed in the AAU National Indoor Junior Olympics March 11-13th in Virginia Beach,  VA bringing home Gold in the 60-meter dash. Chantice (10), competed against 11yr old girls throughout the United States.Continue Reading

Steve Padgett’s Honda of Lake Murray has earned the 2021 President’s Award from American Honda Motor Co., Inc. for the first time, a prestigious honor that recognizes Honda dealerships that deliver an outstanding customer experience while achieving operational excellence. Steve Padgett’s Honda of Lake Murray is one of the top-performingContinue Reading