Dear Citizens of IRMO: At the July 18, 2023 Town Council meeting the majority of IRMO council members voted (4-1) to allow members to attend and vote on council issues virtually. While virtual technology offers convenience and accessibility, its use in town council meetings raises concerns about transparency, security, andContinue Reading

Editor’s Note: This is the text of Irmo Mayor Bary Walker’s State of the Town Address Back in December 2020, 10 months into the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, I delivered my inaugural State of the town address. Irmo citizens were locked down, scared to interact with each other, concerned about meetingContinue Reading

Irmo Mayor Barry A. Walker, Sr. provided turkeys to all of the Irmo town employees on November 8 thanking them for a job well done this past year. This was the second annual Irmo Employee Turkey giveaway. “I found out turkeys may be in short supply this year due toContinue Reading

Irmo Mayor Barry Walker gave a State of Irmo Address in the town park on Tuesday, December 1 during the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Walker acknowledged accomplishments that the town has achieved during the past year and highlighted growth in the coming new year. He thanked the citizens ofContinue Reading

“This virus is no joke“, says Mayor Walker. Walker shared the news that he and his wife were tested on Sunday and received the positive results on Wednesday. In Walker’s statement released on Friday, he said he and his wife experienced a severe lack of energy and “neither of usContinue Reading

Dear IRMO Citizens: The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is not over. State wide the infection rate is decreasing and the mask ordinances are working. That being said, I urge you to continue to wear masks when you go out in public and in large groups of people you don’t know. ThisContinue Reading