Rob Dew

Dominion Energy, SCANA Announce Merger

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–In a joint news release Wednesday morning Dominion Energy of Richmond, VA and SCANA announced a merger with a $1,000 immediate cash payment to the average South Carolina Electric & Gas residential customer after closing. The terms of the merger include; Dominion Energy funding a $1.3 billion in cash payments to all SCE&G electric customers within 90 days…

Lexington Co. Investigating Fatal Dog Attack

Lexington Co., S.C. (WOLO)–  Lexington County Animal control says it is investigating a dog attack in which two family pets were killed. Investigators say dogs belonging to 42 year old Ryan Ezzell entered a home on Wessinger Rd. around 7:30 Monday night through a doggy door and killed two dogs. Authorities say the homeowner was not home at the time…

ALERT: Weather Closings and Delays

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The following locations have announced schedule changes due to potential winter weather and frigid temperatures: Schools and Government Allendale District Schools: CLOSED Wednesday Bamberg School District 1, 2: CLOSED Wednesday Bamberg School District Two will be closed Thursday, January 4 Bethesda Christian School, Camden: open for “full day” students at 9:15, preschool students at 9:30 Claflin…

Inmate Killed in Prison Fight

Clarendon Co., S.C. (WOLO)–  One inmate is dead after an altercation at a prison in Clarendon County according to officials. A spokesperson for the Department of Corrections says Allen Capers died in the incident. No word on what sparked the fight. Officials say eight other inmates had to  be transported away from the prison

Coroner Identifies Body Found Sunday

Richland Co., S.C. (WOLO)–Authorities have released the identity of a body found on the side of the road Sunday. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says 22 year old Damarest Jackson died from a gunshot wound to the upper body. Deputies say they found his body near the intersection of Coley and Pincushion Roads around 10am Sunday. If  you have any…

RCSD: Body Found on Side of Road

Richland Co., S.C. (WOLO)–  Richland County deputies say they responded at 10am Sunday to Coley and Pincushion Roads in response to a deceased body.  The identity and cause of death are still unknown at this time.

SC Lottery Sets Aside 19.6 Million for Christmas Day Glitch

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– There could be a potential payout for those who felt like they lost out on a Christmas day lottery win. Friday afternoon members of the South Carolina Education Lottery’s Board of Commissioners set aside $19.6 Million, some of which could find its way to ticket holders pending the the results of an investigation. Players were angered on…