By Kate Brighton Ever noticed the best memories or things in life are often found tucked away? Like that little restaurant you found on that favorite trip, tucked behind the shoemakers. Even gold and diamonds are beneath ground tucked into rocks. Irmo is just like one of those gems! InContinue Reading

H. E. Corley Elementary School teacher Brandi Floyd-Francis and 5th grader Rachel Gutierrez have been named the Irmo Chamber of Commerce’s Student and Teacher of the Month. “Rachel’s teacher describes her as an awesome leader who is involved in numerous leadership roles in our school including Safety Patrol and StudentContinue Reading

Don’t want to read? Just click the button for the video What do they have in common? Cybersecurity is like the offensive linemen protecting the quarterback. They protect him play after play and do not get any recognition, but if they let one defender get past them, they are veryContinue Reading

South Carolina Realtor (SCR) member and Columbia Realtor with ERA Wilder, Morris Lyles, has been named the association’s 2022 Realtor of the Year. The announcement was made during the association’s Awards Gala and Installation of Officers event at Junction 800 in Columbia. The South Carolina Realtor of the Year programContinue Reading

Peak Drift Brewing Company, a new beverage company headquartered in Columbia, has launched its inaugural line of craft beers and seltzers in select Midlands-area bars, restaurants and stores. Throughout the month of December, Peak Drift will be hosting a series of grand opening events. For a full list of events,Continue Reading

The Mungo Homes Foundation has announced the second annual Week of Giving, which is taking place December 5 – 9 throughout all nine Markets in which Mungo builds. The Mungo Homes Foundation will coordinate check presentations while Team Members perform company-allotted volunteer hours with a mission of “empowering community” duringContinue Reading

Merritt McNeely has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of Flock and Rally, a woman-owned integrated communications and marketing agency headquartered in Columbia. McNeely, who has served in an executive role at Flock and Rally since spring 2018, now will lead strategic planning, financial management, business development and more forContinue Reading

With great sadness, the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) family announces that its Interim CEO and Executive Director, Derrick Huggins, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning. A multi-faceted transportation and community leader, Huggins displayed talent, ingenuity, and commitment to everything he touched. He was a long-time board member ofContinue Reading

By South Carolina Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis, Jr. As State Treasurer I’ve had the privilege of visiting many successful businesses where I’ve enjoyed meeting with the leadership teams responsible for developing and maintaining their profitable organizations. Many have shared that hiring talented, dedicated employees and retaining them are the keyContinue Reading