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Chapin candidates address town growth

By Al Dozier   Candidates for mayor and council in the town of Chapin presented their views on managing growth while maintaining a “small town” community during a forum held at the Town Hall October [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

James Smith announces campaign for Governor 

James Smith has announced he is running for Governor of South Carolina. He will hold an event in mid-October to officially kick off his campaign. “All of my life I have felt the call to [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

James Smith launches website

James Smith, a husband, father of 4, soldier, legislator, attorney and small business owner,  has launched a website to gather support and input from South Carolinians as he considers a run for governor. The website [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

For James Smith, 9/11 has special meaning

The annual September 11th observance holds special meaning for one area lawmaker. Rep. James Smith, whose S.C. House district stretches from Northwest Richland and the St. Andrews area to downtown Columbia, has fought the Taliban [...]

By |September 11th, 2017|Categories: Military, Politics|0 Comments

Congressman’s Bus Stop Tour

Congressman Joe Wilson stopped by the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, August 24 during his annual Bus Stop Tour around his district. Bill Danielson, owner of Datapay, Inc., shared encouraging words with congressman. [...]

By |September 7th, 2017|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

Chapin Mayoral race features three candidates

David W. Knight has announced his candidacy for Mayor of the Town of Chapin, promising to “restore democracy to Chapin.” He says he will restore a close working relationship between the mayor and the town [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

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