By Al Dozier Irmo town employees may soon get a pay bonus of $1,000 or more. That would come from the $4.6 million the town is receiving from the American Rescue Plan, a nationwide distribution of federal funds going to cities and towns throughout the nation designed to help provideContinue Reading

Many cities and municipalities are facing challenging business environments post covid-crisis, and the Town of Irmo has created a program to help local businesses. Irmo, with a population of 13,000, recognizes that a healthy and growing business community means a healthy and growing town. The Irmo Future Growth Corporation isContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Irmo Mayor Barry Walker Sr. and other community leaders Friday announced plans for a unique project aimed at redirecting at-risk youth away from crime. The “Youth Zone” project has actually been underway for the past few months in the Irmo area and surrounding neighborhoods. The Irmo areaContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The town of Irmo is planning a cleanup day. Councilman Erik Sickinger presented a plan at Tuesday’s council work session for a community-wide project that will bring people together to clean up the neighborhoods in Irmo and in adjacent areas outside the town. The goal is toContinue Reading

On Arbor Day, December 5, the Town of Irmo planted four holly trees (Eagleston) on the corner of Woodrow Street and Palmetto Woods Pkwy. The trees will grow to be 25 feet tall and 20 feet wide. “The planting is one of the requirements to be a Tree City USAContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Small businesses in Irmo struggling for survival could find some relief from a new loan program sponsored by the town of Irmo and the non-profit Irmo Future Growth Corporation. A “small business” is defined as a business with less than 50 employees.The Irmo Town council gave aContinue Reading

City of Irmo was presented to honor Barbara Willm, Vice President of Development and Community Relations at Lexington Medical Center. The presentation was held on Tuesday, November 17 at the Town Council Meeting and received by Barbara’s son, Rob.    The honor was bestowed on Barbara Willm by Mayor WalkerContinue Reading

The Town of Irmo sponsored a Movie Night Saturday, Sept. 26 at Steve Padgett Honda on Western Lane. Car loads of families showed up to enjoy the movie and food prepared by Robbie’s BBQ, Hungry Howie’s Pizza, Kim’s Soulfood, Bart’s Crazy Good Coffee and the TFA Cafe which is locatedContinue Reading