Lexington County Treasurer Jim Eckstrom, of Irmo, received the Harry O. Harman Award at Saturday’s meeting of the Lexington County Republican Party. The award, named for longtime coroner Harry Harman, is given to the elected official who most exemplifies selfless public service. Eckstrom has been Treasurer since 2008. Pictured, MarcusContinue Reading

On April 13 Kathy Padgett of SC PRT/Statehouse Tours and John Padgett of SC DMV of Chapin were recognized at the Statehouse for their upcoming retirements. Pictured are Kathy and John Padgett, with their daughters Blythe and Katy, as well as Representative Chip Huggins.Continue Reading

A lieutenant who serves in the Lexington County Detention Center has been recognized by the South Carolina Jail Administrators Association as the state’s top detention supervisor. Lt. Travis Felder has worked at the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department for 12 years. “We’re proud of Lt. Felder for receiving this award,” LexingtonContinue Reading

Members of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA) voted for their choice of nominees for the Byron Crosthwaite Residential Builder Member of the Year Award and the Associate Member of the Year Award. Sponsored by Knight’s Ready Mix, The 2020 Residential Builder Member of the Year isContinue Reading

Extraordinary Headhunters, a staffing company founded by Irmo residents Julius and Kiara Streater, has earned the Better Business Bureau’s large business of the year award. The Streaters were also recently recognized among the Best and Brightest Under 35 selected by Columbia Business Monthly. Kiara serves on the Board of DirectorsContinue Reading

American Floral has announced they have been selected as a 2021 ¬¬winner of The Knot Best of Weddings, an accolade representing the highest- and most-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot, a leading wedding planning and registry brand and app. ThisContinue Reading

Senior Resources has earned Outstanding Philanthropic Large Nonprofit and Outstanding Fundraising Executive Large Nonprofit honors from the Association of Fundraising Professional Central South Carolina Chapter for the 2020 AFP Honors National Philanthropy Day Awards. Senior Resources was awarded the Outstanding Philanthropic Large Nonprofit for the commitment to meeting the nutritionalContinue Reading