By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council Tuesday rejected a bid of $413,360.50 for clearing, fencing and surfacing work on the town’s Rawls Creek Park project, asserting it was far too expensive. “It boggles my mind,” Councilman Bill Danielson said of the cost of the project. Clearing, grubbing, tree andContinue Reading

The Irmo Chamber and the Town of Irmo announce a 3-week special event! Irmo has 3 beautiful parks and lots of local businesses that want to help you celebrate this summer. We recognize that gas prices are absolutely outrageous and that is forcing many people to opt for a STAYCATIONContinue Reading

by Al Dozier A crowd of Irmo citizens and residents from neighboring communities sounded off at Tuesday’s town council meeting against a zoning change they say would wreak havoc on their neighborhoods. “It will open up a Pandora’s box,” said Greg Zimmerman. People are going to hate it.” “Keep theContinue 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

By Al Dozier More community events may soon be coming to the town of Irmo. A small group of citizens showed up at a special town-called meeting Tuesday to consider “events” that could be planned for the Irmo community. Mayor Barry Walker Sr. hosted the meeting. While it was aContinue Reading

Corley Compound was awarded the Irmo Small Business of the Month for March at the Irmo Town Council meeting held on Tuesday, March 15. The business removes bulk items from homes and businesses along with junk and trash removal. They also perform pressure washing and furniture pickup and delivery. NicholasContinue Reading

Irmo Town Council voted to rezone the property off Palmetto Woods Parkway near St. Andrews Rd. to Single Family Residential (RS) which has been a point of contention for residents living in the nearby subdivision of Palmetto Park. The original zoning was commercial which would have allowed the developer, GreaterContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Southern Homes is offering another plan for a residential neighborhood in Irmo’s Palmetto Wood Parkway area just off St. Andrews Road. It’s somewhat different than a previous plan that failed to win zoning approval from the town of Irmo.The earlier plan called for 74 townhomes. The newContinue Reading