Dear Editor, On Thursday, May 12, 2022, Rep. Chip Huggins will give his farewell remarks to his colleagues in the SC House of Representatives after 23 years of faithful service to the people of House District 85.  As the President of the Irmo Chamber and the voice of the IrmoContinue Reading

Seven Oaks Elementary School MEDIA Magnet Teacher Leslie Jones and student Ky’mani Mercer have been named the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce Teacher and Student of the Month for March. “Leslie Jones is not only a third-grade teacher at Seven Oaks Elementary, but she is also our Teacher of the Year,” SevenContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Several local business leaders from the Irmo community recently gathered at the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce for some insight into the growing problem of cybersecurity. Around a dozen people heard a presentation on January 13 on how to prepare for cyber intrusions. A large number ofContinue Reading

A Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting was held for the JITSU Academy this week by the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce. The JITSU Academy is owned by Danilo and Jessica Cherman who are Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt instructors. Danilo has titles from many competitions from around the world asContinue Reading

Harbison West Elementary School’s Joanna Neal and 5th grader Laken Williams have been named the Irmo Chamber of Commerce’s September Teacher and Student of the Month. “Joanna Neal is our Teacher of the Year because she goes above and beyond her duties,” Principal Randy Norman said. “Mrs. Neal has been teachingContinue Reading

A candidate forum was slated for Wednesday, October 20 but had to be canceled due to a lack of response from two of the candidates. The Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the New Irmo News, planned to hold a forum for the candidates running for the two Town CouncilContinue Reading

The Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce held a rededication for their building on June 29 celebrating the end of an extensive facelift over the past few months. The building was refurbished both inside and out with fresh paint, repairs and new fixtures. The celebration included a DJ, plenty to eatContinue Reading

Carrie Cronan and Jenny Gauna R.N. of Rose Kove Teeth Whitening Med Spa & Aesthetics held a ribbon cutting with the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce at 7825 Broad River Rd. in Irmo. The spa features Maui Whitening for your teeth and the spa will soon be giving botox andContinue Reading

Chuck Larsen (93) on the left and John ‘Doc’ Holiday were seen talking together at the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting held on Wednesday, June 9. Chuck Larsen is the President Emeritus of the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce and John is still going strong at 96 andContinue Reading

Wild Flower Salon held a ribbon cutting with the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce on their one year anniversary Wednesday, May 19. The full service salon is owned by Deni McMillion. “We are so thankful for our patrons sticking with us through this challenging year,” said Deni. “We’re a wonderfulContinue Reading