James Smith launches website

James Smith, a husband, father of 4, soldier, legislator, attorney and small business owner,  has launched a website to gather support and input from South Carolinians as he considers a run for governor. The website [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Politics|0 Comments

For James Smith, 9/11 has special meaning

The annual September 11th observance holds special meaning for one area lawmaker. Rep. James Smith, whose S.C. House district stretches from Northwest Richland and the St. Andrews area to downtown Columbia, has fought the Taliban [...]

By |September 11th, 2017|Military, Politics|0 Comments

Congressman’s Bus Stop Tour

Congressman Joe Wilson stopped by the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, August 24 during his annual Bus Stop Tour around his district. Bill Danielson, owner of Datapay, Inc., shared encouraging words with congressman. [...]

By |September 7th, 2017|Politics|0 Comments

Mike Green defeats Sandra Harley

Mike Green has defeated Sandra Harley in a special election for West Columbia City Council. The special election held June 20 was for the District 1 seat. Green had 137 votes and Harley had 97 [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Politics|0 Comments

Republican holding reorganization meetings

On March 6 the Lexington County Republican Party will host its bi-annual Reorganization Meeting for all Lexington County precincts. There are 96 voting precincts in the county; any registered voter residing in the county can [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Events, Politics|0 Comments

Wilson unveils 2017 agenda

By Congressman Joe Wilson As we mark the end of the calendar year, I wanted to take time to reflect on how far we’ve come and what House Republicans have achieved in 2016: We put [...]

By |December 29th, 2016|Politics|0 Comments

Lexington County Runoffs

Runoffs will be held for Johnny Jeffcoat’s seat in Lexington District 6 (Irmo, Chapin, Lexington) between Erin Long Bergeson and Dino Teppara. Tina Guerry and Rich Bolen will square off for Lexington County Registrar of [...]

By |June 16th, 2016|Politics|0 Comments

Four Changes needed in County Government

by Ron Derrick Candidate for County Council     Like most taxpayers in our area, I was strongly opposed to the recent attempt to raise the sales tax in Lexington County. In fact, I’m proud [...]

By |May 14th, 2016|Politics|0 Comments

Wedekind running for 11th Judicial Circuit solicitor

By: Victoria Martain   Larry Wedekind is a candidate running to become solicitor for the 11th Judicial Circuit, which covers the counties of Lexington, McCormick, Saluda, and Edgefield. He hopes to use his experience as [...]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Politics|0 Comments

Local Republican Party convention April 30

The Second Congressional District of the South Carolina Republican Party will hold its District Convention April 30 at River Bluff High School at 10 am. For information contact Craig Caldwell at 803-529-8747 or email at [email protected] You [...]

By |April 26th, 2016|Politics|0 Comments