For most, Labor Day is a time spent with family and friends enjoying time-off. But for local first responders, it’s a day of hard work ensuring our communities are safe. This Labor Day (Monday, September 2), a group of first responders selected by your local Olive Garden restaurant will be
Congressman Joe Wilson visited the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce August 27. He spoke to the crowd about his work in Washington DC and notably a bill he’s authored that will end the so-called ‘widow’s tax’, which is a dollar to dollar offset of payments between the Survivor Benefit Plan
Story by Jennifer Scales – Columbia VA Health Care System Public Affairs They share a last name, with no relation to each other. Yet, they each embrace a common goal to combat hunger in their community. Neighborhood friends Parth Patel, a high school junior; Jay Patel, high school senior; and
Kierin Marcellus Dennis, a 24 year old Lexington County man, was found guilty of the murder of Da’von Nathaniel Capers by a Lexington County jury after a six day trial. In reaching their verdict, the jury rejected Dennis’ claim of self-defense. The Honorable Eugene Griffith sentenced Dennis to 30 years
Lexington-Richland School District Five issued Golden Passes to more than 300 residents during a two-day sign-up event in August. The permanent photo identification card for residents that are 60 years and older provides free admission into most athletic and cultural arts events in School District Five, excluding playoff games. District
Dear Editor, As Board chairman for School District Five of Lexington & Richland Counties, it is my responsibility to speak on behalf of the School Board. So, when an open letter authored by our Board member Ken Loveless was published and circulated to several media outlets, I knew it was important to correct the
The 14th annual Irmo Community Prayer Breakfast will be held September 26 from 7:30 – 9 am. Keynote speakers will be Brittany Maier and Tammy Maier-Scher. Breakfast will be sponsored by Steve Arnold, Owner of Chick-fil-A, Ballentine. The breakfast will be held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church at 6952 St.
Lexington-Richland School District Five welcomed the community to its inaugural Back to School Bash August 19, handing out hundreds of school supplies, samples of pizza and chicken fingers and much more. “We continue to create firsts in School District Five and this is just another way to reach out to