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Fairfield District Honors Chorus to Perform at Carnegie Hall in March

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- Nearly 700 miles away from home, a group of students from Winnsboro are getting ready to make an impression on one of the world’s most renowned stages. Students from the Fairfield District Honors Chorus said they have performed at big venues but their next will be the biggest one yet. The group is set to perform at…

Columbia Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Pays for Kids to See Black Panther

  COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- Marvel’s Black Panther is on pace to be a huge blockbuster, shattering pre-sale ticket records and leaving theaters with few tickets left on opening weekend. Luckily for some kids in the Midlands, a group of fraternity brothers is paying for them to see the movie. On Saturday, February 16th, a hundred boys from our area will get…

Life After the Legislature. Rick Quinn Jr. Hopes to Clear His Name After Probation Sentence

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- Former Representative Rick Quinn Jr. said he wants to clear the air being sentenced to a year of probation fora statutory misconduct of office charge. Quinn maintains the only thing he is guilty of is failing to report income from the University of South Carolina, saying he feels relieved after his father, political consultant Richard Quinn Sr….

Dominion CEO Answers Questions About Ads, Plans for Abandoned V.C. Summer Equipment

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)-Dominion Energy executives were back in the hot seat Wednesday facing tough questions about what their company would do to put more money back in your pockets. Senators went into the meeting seeking accountability, asking questions about the company’s plans for marketing and storing the abandoned equipment at the V.C. Summer site in Jenkinsville. Lawmakers continued to raise…

Senators Plan to Reintroduce Bill to Provide Closure 50 Years After Orangeburg Massacre

Introduction to Come as Soon as Tuesday

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)-Thursday, South Carolina marked 50 years since the Orangeburg Massacre, when state troopers opened fire on protesters, killing three. All these years later, there are still unanswered questions. After bills designed to create a solution for victim compensation failed in 2003 and 2007, lawmakers are hoping a new effort will have a different outcome. “I am somewhat optimistic…

Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre 50 Years Later

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WOLO)- Half a century has passed since the Orangeburg Massacre but the wounds remain fresh for the for the students who were injured and family members of the men who were killed. Things were emotional Thursday afternoon at South Carolina State as hundreds remembered the night of February 8, 1968 when at least 30 students were injured, three…

Lawmakers Look to Nurse Practitioners to Make Healthcare More Accessible

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- South Carolina ranks as one of the worst in the country when it comes to access to healthcare, scoring an “F” on the United Health Foundation’s report card. Lawmakers want to change the rating by making medical help accessible to everyone. Medical professionals gathered at the statehouse Wednesday to support bill S.345. Senator Tom Davis, a sponsor…

Update: Missing Sumter woman located in Mississippi

SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO)- A missing 71-year-old from Sumter is safe and will be reunited with her family. According to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, Judith Cole was located in Mississippi. No word yet on what Cole was doing in Mississippi at the time she was found. Authorities say she left her home Monday morning at 7:30 a.m. before being spotted…