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

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

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

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

Lexington County officials are inviting and encouraging residents to participate in Testing Growth Scenarios for the county’s Grow With Us comprehensive plan. From now until September 19 Lexington County residents will be able to share their vision for the future of the county and provide feedback on how they believeContinue Reading

All South Federal Credit Union’s 24th annual Soldiers and Vets Charity Golf Tournament will be held October 21 at Golden Hills Golf & Country Club in Lexington. Since 1996, the tournament has raised more than $307,000 for organizations serving the military in the Midlands. The proceeds from the tournament benefitContinue Reading

Keep the Midlands Beautiful (KMB) will host a Lakeside Litter Sweep on Lake Murray September 18 from 9 am to noon KMB is seeking volunteers to clean up islands, shorelines, boat ramps, and natural areas around the lake. Volunteers are invited to end the summer with a splash by makingContinue Reading