The Lexington Medical Center’s Irmo Okra Strut Festival has been an annual event for 47 of the last 48 years. It has only been interrupted by the Coronavirus pandemic last year. What started as a way for the Lake Murray-Irmo Woman’s Club to raise money for a new library, hasContinue Reading

Freeway Music a locally owned music school is celebrating 10 years of bringing music lessons, programs and events to students across the Midlands region. Since opening its doors in 2011, Freeway Music has taught nearly 10,000 students through nearly half a million lessons, has donated more than $70,000 to localContinue Reading

51 Biblical Facts That Will Surprise You. By Mike DuBose The Christian Bible is the world’s best-selling and most-widely distributed book (7 billion copies). Since 2020, one million Bibles are being circulated annually, many through the Internet. The full Bible has been translated into 700 languages—more than any other book.Continue Reading

The South Carolina Philharmonic presents Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 7:30 PM at the Koger Center for the Arts. This first concert of 2021/2022 Masterworks Series features Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel’s Overture in C Major, Andrea Gabrieli and Mark Scatterday’s Aria Della Battaglia, Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins inContinue Reading

South Carolina farmers and food processors who want to pursue organic certification may qualify for reimbursement through a grant administered by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture. “Organic certification can open up new market opportunities for South Carolina farmers and companies,” said Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers. “Our cost-share grantContinue Reading

S.C. Black Belt Hall of Fame inductees from Columbia participate in a ceremony By Alex Junes-Ward Global Eco Adventures (GEA) honored three of their expedition project leaders and a Missouri-based military writer with the title, IRONMAN, during ceremonies at the Mullikin Law Firm complex in Camden, S.C., Thurs. Sept. 16:Continue Reading

Congaree National Park is seeking entries for the Annual SwampFest Student Art Competition. Co-sponsored by the Southeast Rural Community Outreach (SERCO) and the Friends of Congaree Swamp, this year’s competition is an opportunity for young artists (grades K-8) from the Midlands to showcase their talent while celebrating the outdoors. ThisContinue Reading

The FBI and the State Law Enforcement Division have joined Lexington County deputies to assist in the ongoing search for a girl reported missing more than 35 years ago. Members of an FBI unit specializing in child abductions arrived in Lexington Monday to work alongside deputies and SLED agents inContinue Reading

Century Glass, a company which today, consists of 66 team members, is celebrating their 30th Anniversary. Century Glass’s original location was opened in the growing capital of South Carolina in 1981. Randy Wright, who started in automotive glass work, took over the company in 2004, with the remaining original staffContinue Reading

Therapalooza: The Greatest Show in Soda City benefiting The Therapy Place, Inc. will be held September 23 at the Central Energy Building from 6 – 10 pm. There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres, beverages, live and silent auctions, entertainment from the Reggie Sullivan Band, and circus acts will add toContinue Reading