Jim Wellman, Finance Director for the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission, retired at the end of September after serving 14 years in that capacity. A reception in his honor was held on September 27 at Saluda Shoals Park River Center and was attended by friends, family, co-workers and Cocky from USC.
By Congressman Joe Wilson This Veterans Day is an opportunity to recognize the men and women who sacrifice so much for our freedom. The recent operation in Syria to capture the murderous leader of ISIS shows the continued resolve our servicemembers have when protecting this country. We must honor these
The South Carolina Troopers Association Big Bass Tournament scheduled for November 10 has been delayed until next spring. It was to be held at Dreher Island on Lake Murray. Proceeds from the event when held will support the SCTAF’s mission of supporting South Carolina State Troopers, Department of Public Safety
Dominion Energy South Carolina is offering its residential electric customers an opportunity to turn their old, secondary refrigerators and/or freezers into cash through their Appliance Recycling Program. As a bonus, customers who schedule their pick-up to take place between October 15 and December 31 will automatically be entered to win
South Carolina’s Fraternal Order of the Police will hold a memorial service November 8 at 6 pm at the Law Enforcement Monument on the State House grounds near the Assembly Street side. The service celebrates and honors the lives of fallen officers from across the state. This year the lives of
The South Carolina State Museum will celebrate fall by offering free general admission to all guests for Fall Festival and History Day, November 9 from 10 am until 6 pm. Fall Festival and History Day will feature a variety of barbeque, live bluegrass music from local musicians, craftspeople and artists
The Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation presents the 2nd annual Shoot Out sporting clays tournament November 8 at the Palmetto State Armory Shooting Facility in Swansea. The event is open to the public and features cash prizes for the top three teams and the best individual shooter. The Lexington County Sheriff’s
Lexington County residents Barbara Leaphart, Catherine Porth, Frances Price and Evelyn Shumpert joined more than 100 women from across the state in North Charleston October 14-15 for the South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation’s (SCFB) annual Women’s Leadership Conference. The group of women learned how to bridge the knowledge gap those
There has been an update to the Broad River Road Widening Project in Irmo funded by the Richland County Penny Tax. The project is still in the design phase and the original start date of late 2019 has been extended to October 2022. Richland County staff are currently considering redesigning
The Ballentine Community Center is offering Ceramics with Elizabeth and Donna. Choose from numerous pieces: mugs, animals, Christmas trees, dishes and more and there will be many paint colors – everything you need to make a keepsake or a gift. The class is held Tuesday and Thursday, 10:15 am-12:30 pm.