The Irmo Farmers Market is held Tuesdays 5 – 8 pm, at the front of The Irmo High School Center for the Arts. Shop for fresh jams, locally roasted coffee, boiled peanuts, kettle corn, artisan made jewelry, landscape paintings, lemonade, bakery items, as well as bedding plants, vegetables and eggs.  ForContinue Reading

The 31st Annual 4th of July Celebration at Lake Murray will be held June 29 at noon. Showing pride for the nation and sign up your business, family, or friends to be a part of the patriotic celebration. The Parade will start at Bomb Island and head towards the LakeContinue Reading

Sara Goldsby, Director of the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS), received the 12th Annual Ramstad/Kennedy Award for Outstanding Leadership this morning (June 6) during the Annual Meeting of the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors Inc. (NASADAD). Established in honor ofContinue Reading

A Celebration of Life Service for Charles “Charlie” Logan Higgins, Sr., 77, was held on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. Mr. Higgins passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019 in Prisma Health Heart Hospital. He was born in Columbia, the oldest son of the lateContinue Reading

The local branch of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (SCNAREB) is offering a free housing platform in conjunction with BB&T for potential homeowners this Monday, June 24 from 10 am to 4 pm, at the parking lot of First Nazareth Baptist Church at 2351 Gervais Street, Columbia.  The homeownership eventContinue Reading

By CT McDonald After going 1-2 in the past weekend’s NC-SC Challenge American Legion Baseball tournament at Newberry, Chapin-Newberry Post 193-24 recorded a loss to Fort Mill in the first of two League V home games this week. The Post 193-24 seniors team took a 12-9 loss to Rowan County,Continue Reading

The next COMET public listening sessions will be held in Chapin this Monday, June 24. The sessions are being held throughout the Midlands to solicit input on future plans and recommendations for transit system improvements.  Attendees are asked to come and share their comments, concerns and vision for the futureContinue Reading

The Miss South Carolina Pageant will be held 8 pm June 29 at the Township Auditorium in Columbia. The winner will receive a $60,000 scholarship and compete at the Miss America pageant. The Miss South Carolina Teen Pageant will be held 8 pm June 28 at the Township. The winnerContinue Reading

Special needs participants from all over the Midlands, and their families, will spend a day at Lake Murray enjoying waterskiing on an adaptable ski, tubing, and kayaking. The event will be held June 21. Special needs children over the age of six and adults are welcome. Families and siblings areContinue Reading

The Lexington County “Blowfish” Baseball Club, members of the Coastal Plains League, will hold their 3rd annual Veterans Recognition Night on Friday, July 5, 2019 at the stadium located at 474 Ballpark Road, Lexington SC 29072. Festivities will begin at 6:20 PM. Based on the growth of the event fromContinue Reading