The Five Points Association and Loose Lucy’s announced the live and in-person return of JerryFest Monday.
Irmo Police Chief Courtney Dennis announced Monday that officers located a suspicious device near the intersection of Cressfell Road and Chapelwhite Road near the entrance of the Hidden Oaks subdivision.
Officials from Lexington-Richland School District Five notified the public Tuesday that they are partnering with Education Solutions Services Southeast, LLC, to employ those seeking a district substitute position. ESS is a leader in the K-12 education staffing space since 2000.
National Night Out has been bringing communities together across the country since it began in 1984. The event serves to enhance the relationships between law enforcement officers and the communities in which they serve. According to natw.org, National Night Out provides an opportunity for p…
The Irmo community will soon welcome the expansion of a park offering a space where children of all abilities have the opportunity to play.
Recent South Carolina unemployment claims show the Palmetto State is one of the fastest economically recovering states from the pandemic, but talking to some local business owners paints another picture.
Graduates of Lexington-Richland School District Five's 2021 class earned more than $217 million in scholarships this school year. The awards for students from Chapin High, Dutch Fork High, Irmo High and Spring Hill High schools include both academic and athletic scholarships.
A small surprise ceremony was held at Irmo High School International School for the Arts to celebrate Tim Whipple for his 40 years of teaching and coaching at the school.
Members and supporters of the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce gathered Tuesday afternoon at the chamber house to celebrate the completion of extensive building renovations that have taken place over the past six months.
Members of the South Carolina Department of Education and the South Carolina Arts Commission announced a $20 million partnership Tuesday that will help public schools throughout the state implement arts-based learning initiatives. The methods are to help pandemic-related learning loss.
Two Dutch Fork High School students in the German language program have been selected as international exchange students to Germany. Lexington-Richland District Five officials made the announcement Tuesday afternoon.
Lake Murray Elementary School fourth grader, Reagan Strickland, was named the winner of the 2021 South Carolina Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) essay contest.
There's a new physical therapy office in the Ballentine/Irmo area personalizing care options to help patients improve and restore their health.
The Lexington-Richland School District Five Board of Trustees announced Tuesday evening that Dr. Akil Ross will be the district's interim superintendent.
Lexington-Richland School District Five will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year, beginning June 23. The service will continue through Aug. 4, and pick up days are on Wednesdays. Meals will not be offered Wednesday, July 7.
Supporters gathered Tuesday afternoon in Lexington as Modern Exterminating Compay, Inc. owners held a ribbon-cutting to mark the official opening of their newest office. The facility will be the headquarters for their expansion into the Lexington area, located at 5223 Augusta Rd.
Officials from Lexington-Richland School District Five released an announcement on behalf of Superintendent Dr. Christina Melton Monday evening, following a school board meeting.
Upon completing his first round in the PGA Tour’s Palmetto Championship at Congaree Thursday, Irmo native Dustin Johnson was presented with the Order of the Palmetto by Gov. Henry McMaster.
Members of the Richland County Ag + Art Tour Committee gathered Thursday morning at Senate's End in Columbia alongside local farmers and artists, preparing for the annual Ag + Art Tour.
Meredith Joyner, a senior at Irmo High School International School for the Arts was named the 2021 South Carolina Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the South Carolina Council on Economic Education (SC Economics).
South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced Wednesday that the state would be canceling the face mask policy for public schools.
Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order late Tuesday afternoon which gives parents the power to decide whether their children should wear masks in public schools across the state. It goes into effect immediately.
Dozens of Midlands-area registered nurses are among 100 to receive the Palmetto Gold award for excellence in nursing practice and commitment to the nursing profession.
Officials from the Richland County Sheriff's Department notified the public Monday that a fourth juvenile has been arrested for the alleged armed robbery of an elderly woman in March.
Officials from Panera Bread announced Thursday that the company will be hosting a hiring day Monday, April 26 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Lexington Medical Center has partnered with Lexington County school districts on distributing the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to teachers and employees over the past few months.
Officials from Lexington County notified the public that after a vote Tuesday afternoon, county council has put a temporary stop on new, large-scale residential developments throughout the unincorporated areas of the county. "Unincorporated areas" are defined by any areas that do not fall wi…
H. E. Corley Elementary recently received four oak trees to add to their school campus from the Irmo Arbor Day Committee.
Officials from Lexington-Richland District Five announced Friday that a fourth grader from the district has won an award in the 2021 Magnet Schools of America Poster Contest.
Richland County Sheriff's Department officials notified the public Thursday afternoon that a deputy is now in the hospital after a single car collision that occurred earlier in the morning near Koon Road, in Irmo.
Easter is right around the corner and local churches are gearing up to host services for guests and members to safely attend in 2021. It is a tradition for some churches to hold sunrise services specifically on Easter Sunday, many of them outdoors, so guests can see the sun as it rises while…
There were hundreds of Lexington-Richland School District Five staff members who received their COVID-19 vaccine Friday at the first of two COVID vaccination events.
Irmo High School varsity basketball coach Tim Whipple has been named the 2021 South Carolina Co-Region 4A Coach of the Year. Whipple will share the honor with A.C. Flora coach Josh Staley.