Dominion Energy has pledged $2.5 million to support the International African American Museum’s (IAAM) design and construction. As one of the largest single donations to a nonprofit cause in the company’s history, it reflects Dominion Energy’s commitment to the people of South Carolina. In addition to the $2.5 million donation,
Morgan Nichols, Miss Clemson, was crowned Miss South Carolina 2019 in front of a crowd at Township Auditorium in Columbia June 29. Nichols is a 22-year-old from Lexington and attends Clemson University. She sang Bridge Over Troubled Water for the talent competition. She will receive a $60,000 scholarship and compete
An Irmo High School International School for the Arts graduate was recently crowned Miss Teen North America. Lily Richter was named Miss Teen North America in June. She was chosen to compete in the pageant after being named Miss Teen South Carolina North America in January. “I feel so blessed
A job fair specifically designed for second chance employers who would like to meet a group of potential employees; service providers who have programs and services for the formerly incarcerated; and Employees who have arrest records and/or have been formerly incarcerated and are looking for gainful employment will be held
Kellan Fenegan, Miss Columbia Teen, was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen 2019 in front of a crowd at Township Auditorium in Columbia June 28. Fenegan is a 16-year-old from Lexington and attends River Bluff High School. She sang In My Dreams for the talent competition. Fenegan was an Evening Gown/Social
The South Carolina State Fair will present a free outdoor showing of “The Greatest Showman” July 12 on the fairgrounds, 1200 Rosewood Drive. The 2017 film starring Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron will highlight a picnic-styled evening of family entertainment that will include concessions, craft beer and wine, and children’s
Hurricane season is underway and Dominion Energy South Carolina urges customers to plan ahead, starting with assembling an emergency storm kit. “Every hurricane season is different, and no two storms are the same, but one thing that never changes is the importance of preparation,” said Keller Kissam, president of electric
Lexington-Richland School District Five has launched a new summer program to provide free, fresh produce to Irmo-area families in need. A partnership with Pelion-based farm WP Rawl, the district’s new Farmers’ Market initiative will be held at the Irmo Village Apartments Thursdays, June 20 through August 1, excluding July 4.