By Al Dozier Plans for a commercial development on a 30-acre site at Dreher Shoals Road and Farming Creek Road stalled Tuesday after several residents voiced concerns at the Irmo Town Council meeting about the impact on nearby residential communities. An ordinance that would change zoning for the area fromContinue Reading

The Irmo Town Council unanimously requested that the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) place a 4-way stop at the intersection of North Royal Tower Drive and Chadford Road due to safety concerns and speeding complaints.  The new stop signs will be in place beginning Monday, Sept. 12. Stopping trafficContinue Reading

The Pop Up Neighbors presented a Thank You banner to the Town of Irmo that was signed by dozens of citizens of the town during National Night Out held on Aug. 2. The group of community-minded individuals formed the faith-based Pop Up Neighbors to help raise funds and awareness forContinue Reading

Sean Madden  Sean practices multiple mediums, but primarily oil and acrylic. Favorite subjects to paint are landscapes, seascapes and all things old, such as buildings, cars and farm equipment.   Madden says, “I am an army brat whose family settled in Irmo when I was six. My mother was a painter andContinue Reading

The Town of Irmo was granted 9 improvements from the proposed ‘penny tax’ that voters will decide on in November. The Capital Project Sales Tax was passed by the Lexington County Council in July to fund roadway resurfacing and restorations throughout the county.  Towns and municipalities in the county submittedContinue Reading

Jana Cummings is the featured artist for the month of July in the Town of Irmo. She is an Irmo native and became a seasoned artist while practicing her craft over the years. She picked up fluid painting in 2020 during the pandemic which allowed her the experience and knowledgeContinue Reading

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