A new public works building for the town of Irmo has been added to the list of projects the town will submit for funding by the Lexington County penny sales tax.
The project will be included in a proposal that also includes two other requests: improvements to the Thames Valley Road intersection with St. Andrews Road, and the Lake Murray Boulevard intersection with Woodrow Street and Saint Andrews Road.
As the council set priorities for the list of three projects, the public works building came in third. Improvements at the tangled Woodrow Street and Lake Murray Boulevard intersection were listed first, and the Thames Valley Road intersection improvements, second.
In other action, the council discussed a proposal to add additional parking spaces for the town’s new Community Park of Irmo, which is already drawing a lot of people.
Lexington Extends Police Chief's Contract
At its Feb. 4 meeting, Lexington Town Council gave first reading approval for a contract extension for Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green.
Green, who has served since 2006, had his contract renewed by a unanimous first reading vote of Council. Town officials said Green has a three-year, moving contract that adds back an additional year after a positive vote by council. Council is expected to vote on a second and final reading of the ordinance updating Green’s contract at the March 3 council meeting.
Trustus Theatre Presents Evil Dead, The Musical
This musical version of Sam Raimi’s cult classic films promises to serve up more humor than horror. You can read more and purchase your tickets here.
A Healthy Happy Hour
4-7 p.m at Good Life Cafe on Main St. Try our $4 local draft beers, $4 organic wine, 1/2 off select bottles of house wine and $5 handcrafted house cocktails with juices cold pressed and made daily. Click here for more info.
New Downtown Dessert and Coffee Bar!
Tony’s Italian Eatery has teamed up with Southern Charm Sweets to bring you the highest quality dessert selection in the downtown area. 1120 Washington St., Suite 2. Find us on Facebook!
Relaxation, Pain Management, and Stress Relief
Licensed massage therapist Allison Morris of AMR Massage is offering 50% off your first session and every 5th session free of charge. Click here for location, hours, and more information.
Happy Hour and Sushi Specials All Week
Red Bowl in Lexington now has great early bird and late night sushi specials 7 days a week, as well as 99-cent kids meals on Saturdays! Click here for special information and hours.
SEARCH FREE TIMES
Local restaurants serving locally grown food during Palmetto Tasty Tomato Restaurant Feast, July 11-18:
U.S. Security Associates
Now hiring immediately for armed and unarmed security officers. WE TRAIN YOU! Columbia & surrounding areas. ussecurityassociates.com
Real Estate Spotlight
Concord Park From the $150’s. Off 12th St. Extension. 803.419.2227. mungo.com
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ST. ANDREWS COMMONS APARTMENTS 1 & 2 BR’s available with many amenities. Close to everywhere YOU WANT TO BE! 1200 St. Andrews Rd., Columbia, SC. Click here for more info.
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