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Strip club owner pleads guilty to operating without a license

Richland Co., S.C. (WOLO)–Deputies say a Richland County man pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of operating a business without a business license. LeroyGreen, 65, is the owner of Laroice Gentleman’s Club on Carrie Anderson Road in Northeast Columbia. On May 10, investigators say,  a Richland County deputy arrived at Laroice Gentleman’s Club just before 11pm. Authorities say The deputy…

SC jobless rate down slightly

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– South Carolina’s unemployment rate dipped slightly in May. According to the Department of Employment and Workforce 1,800 new jobs were created last month as the unemployment rate dropped to 4% from 4.2%. It’s a bit higher than the national unemployment rate for May which was 3.8%. Fairfield County continues to have the state’s highest unemployment rate following…

Family Updates Condition of Hit and Run Victim

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–The family of the victim of a recent hit and run is pleading for answers Columbia Police say the victim’s family updated the 55 year old man’s condition Wednesday saying the incident resulted in the amputation of one of his legs and the possible loss of an eye. The incident took place around 11PM on June 3rd at…

Orangeburg Man Arrested in Woman’s Death

Orangeburg Co., S.C. (WOLO)– Orangeburg Co. Sheriff Leroy Ravenel says West Frederick is charged with the murder of  Stephanie Robinson. Investigators say on Saturday morning deputies responded to a home on Mels Ct. and saw Robinson laying on the ground next to a grey Oldsmobile. Deputies say she suffered a gunshot wound to the head. Investigators did not reveal Fredrick’s…

Toucan Tuesdays Begin at Riverbanks Zoo

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– Riverbanks Zoo’s “Toucan Tuesdays” start this week. Riverbanks Zoo and Harvest Hope are teaming up for the summer food drive. When you bring two cans of food you can get admission for two for the price of one. There will be a kickoff party for the campaign Tuesday (6/12) from 9am until 12pm. For more information go…

Columbia Police Searching for Missing Man

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– Columbia police are looking for a missing man. Investigators say Charlie Nguyen was last seen at a home on Duke Ave. on May 30th. Family members tell police repeated phone calls and text messages have gone unanswered since then. If you know where Nguyen is call the Columbia Police Department or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.