Preston Baines announces for Chapin council

Preston Baines has announced his candidacy for Chapin Town Council in the November 7th election. The Firebridge resident said it is time to come out from behind the scenes and onto the front lines for [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Politics|1 Comment

Republican holding reorganization meetings

On March 6 the Lexington County Republican Party will host its bi-annual Reorganization Meeting for all Lexington County precincts. There are 96 voting precincts in the county; any registered voter residing in the county can [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Categories: Events, Politics|0 Comments

Wilson unveils 2017 agenda

By Congressman Joe Wilson As we mark the end of the calendar year, I wanted to take time to reflect on how far we’ve come and what House Republicans have achieved in 2016: We put [...]

By |December 29th, 2016|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

Elections board supports Murphy’s reelection bid

By Al Dozier   The Richland County elections board Tuesday rejected a petition filed by District 5 School board members to disallow former board member Kim Murphy’s bid to seek reelection. The board voted 3-1to [...]

By |September 6th, 2016|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

Murphy seeks return to District 5 board

Kim Murphy has announced her campaign to return to District Five’s School Board in the Richland County portion against Robert Gantt, who is seeking a fifth term. Murphy, a married mother of three daughters who [...]

By |August 16th, 2016|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

Lexington County Runoffs

Runoffs will be held for Johnny Jeffcoat’s seat in Lexington District 6 (Irmo, Chapin, Lexington) between Erin Long Bergeson and Dino Teppara. Tina Guerry and Rich Bolen will square off for Lexington County Registrar of [...]

By |June 16th, 2016|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

Op-Ed: Dino Best Choice for County Council

It was shortly after 9/11 when I met her, and I was in awe. Her husband was a veteran, a decorated Navy aviator – who was the pilot of United Airlines Flight 175 on September [...]

By |June 6th, 2016|Categories: Op-Ed, Politics|0 Comments

Taste of Irmo

Representative Chip Huggins held “A Taste of Irmo” fundraiser at the Columbia Conference Center May 23. Governor Nikki Haley along with Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster spoke to the more than 300 people in attendance. Huggins [...]

By |May 26th, 2016|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

Republican Bryan Clifton knocks on 2,000th door

Republican Bryan Clifton has visited 2,000 homes in his bid for the District 85 State House seat. Clifton knocked on his 2,000th door on Monday afternoon. He hopes to visit 3,000 homes by the June 14 Republican Primary. He's [...]

By |May 25th, 2016|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

Sheriff Candidate

James Flowers spoke to the Optimist Club of St Andrews-Irmo May 6. Mr Flowers has resigned from SLED to run for Sheriff of Richland. Mr Flowers has been in law enforcement his whole career since [...]

By |May 24th, 2016|Categories: Non Profit, Politics|0 Comments