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Investigators arrest man in connection with overnight stabbing near Harbison

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) – Richland County Deputies say a man who was stabbed early this morning (6/13) has been charged with assault and battery. Investigators say Austin Aldridge was involved in an argument that turned physical in the 400 block of Harbison Blvd. Officials say Aldridge was stabbed in the altercation, no other arrests were made. Related Border Chase: 5…

Local firefighters take part in flood rescue training

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) – Flood conditions are not uncommon for those in the Midlands. Today firefighters from across the state were trained in how to operate boats in such conditions, a skill that could help rescue people in need. Organizers say the training those firefighters recieved¬†today could help save a life in the future. This training was part of the…

Mark Sanford losing in 2018 House of Representatives election

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford is trailing in the Republican congressional primary to an opponent supported in last-minute tweets by President Donald Trump. As results came in Tuesday, Sanford told a crowd in suburban Charleston: “I’ve always been a realist and at this point, based on the numbers I see, I’m going to lose this race.” With…

Byron Gipson elected 5th circuit Solicitor

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) – According to the Richland County Election Commission, Byron Gipson will serve as the new Solicitor for the 5th District of South Carolina. Gipson leads incumbent Dan Johnson by more than 40%. This race was one of the most talked about during this primary season. Solicitor Johnson’s spending habits were called into question in a Post and…

AP: John Warren and Henry McMaster advance to GOP gubernatorial run-off

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) – The AP is reporting that John Warren and current SC Governor Henry McMaster will face each other in a run-off election for the GOP nomination for Governor. The run-off election will be held on June 26th. #BREAKING Henry McMaster and John Warren will advance to a runoff election for the GOP nomination for Governor. Runoff will…

Live Updates: SC Primary Election Results 2018

Governor (D)¬† w/ 79% of Precincts Reporting¬† Phil Nobel – 10.72% James Smith – 62.53% Marguerite Willis – 26.75% Governor (R) w/ 79% of Precincts Reporting Kevin Bryant – 6.18% John Yancey McGill – 1.75% Henry McMaster – 44.84% Catherine Templeton – 22.29% John Warren – 24.95% Secretary of State (R) w/ 79% of Precincts Reporting Nelson Faerber – 11.83%…