The Lexington-Richland School District Five FFA chapter collected and donated more than 3,000 pounds of supplies to the Stuff the Truck event on September 11 at Lake Murray Presbyterian. The event was organized by the Irmo/Chapin Flood Relief Facebook group. All donations were sent to Mississippi and Louisiana to helpContinue Reading

The Lexington Medical Center’s Irmo Okra Strut Festival has been an annual event for 47 of the last 48 years. It has only been interrupted by the Coronavirus pandemic last year. What started as a way for the Lake Murray-Irmo Woman’s Club to raise money for a new library, hasContinue Reading

Are you looking for a safe environment to listen to some good music, do a little dancing and eating? Join the Ballentine Community Center senior group on September 28 from 11 am – 2 pm for the End of Summer Day Party. The free event will be held at theContinue Reading

Freeway Music a locally owned music school is celebrating 10 years of bringing music lessons, programs and events to students across the Midlands region. Since opening its doors in 2011, Freeway Music has taught nearly 10,000 students through nearly half a million lessons, has donated more than $70,000 to localContinue Reading

51 Biblical Facts That Will Surprise You. By Mike DuBose The Christian Bible is the world’s best-selling and most-widely distributed book (7 billion copies). Since 2020, one million Bibles are being circulated annually, many through the Internet. The full Bible has been translated into 700 languages—more than any other book.Continue Reading

Connor Engel is beginning the 2021 season as a member of the Central Methodist Eagles football roster. The Irmo native and former Dutch Fork player will be competing with the Eagles in the NAIA’s Heart of America Conference. See their full schedule at cmueagles.com/schedule. Since its founding in 1854, CMUContinue Reading

Dutch Fork Elementary School Academy of Environmental Sciences 5th grader, Corin Martin was honored as The Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo’s “Service above Self” Student of the Month. “Corin is a student who is all about inclusivity and making sure that everyone he comes in contact with feels safe andContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five celebrated the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 12 for the district’s newest elementary school Piney Woods Elementary. Piney Woods Elementary opened its doors to students on August 18 and welcomed more than 400 students. School District Five commissioned Quackenbush Architects to design the district’sContinue Reading

The South Carolina Philharmonic presents Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 7:30 PM at the Koger Center for the Arts. This first concert of 2021/2022 Masterworks Series features Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel’s Overture in C Major, Andrea Gabrieli and Mark Scatterday’s Aria Della Battaglia, Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins inContinue Reading