Crysty Vaughan

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“This is home”. Born and raised in Irmo, I am a proud native of Columbia.                                                 

In a business that caters to change, I have been a constant at ABC Columbia News throughout my career.

I am an Emmy-nominated journalist and anchor various broadcasts for ABC Columbia. I am blessed to be able to bring the news to a community I grew up in. Through the years, I have worked my way up the ranks…taking on every role in the newsroom from producer and reporter to anchor. I just can‘t seem to leave this place!

I have received several awards, including an Associated Press award for consumer reporting, and an AP feature award. I also have an Emmy Nomination for our news coverage of a deadly plane crash. I have had the opportunity to cover some of the biggest stories in the state, from politics to Presidential visits. One of my favorite interviews, a one on one with Herman Boone, the real coach who inspired the movie “Remember the Titans.”

I feel honored to be trusted with the responsibilities of delivering news and information that‘s important to the community I live in. I am a graduate of Irmo High School and a graduate of Winthrop University.

I am married to a former television reporter. I am a mommy. My husband and I are working on a major project: raising two young sons and a golden retriever…oh, and simply trying to keep our house intact.

Articles

Valagro Bringing New Jobs to Midlands

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)- A fertilizer company is helping the Midlands job market grow. Valagro announced it’s launching its new production operations in Orangeburg County, creating 47 new jobs. Officials say the facility comes…

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Donate: Boots and Badges Blood Drive

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Midlands Fire Fighters, Police Officers, and Deputies are getting a jump on their Memorial Day holiday by giving the gift of life. They’re taking part in this year’s “Boots and Badges Blood Drive” sponsored by the Red Cross.…

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City of Columbia Pools to Open Memorial Day Weekend

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Are you ready to make a splash?   The City of Columbia has announced the Maxcy Gregg Pool located at 1655 Park Circle and Greenview Park Pool will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on opening day, Saturday May 26.…

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Lexington County to host “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop

LEXINGTON, SC (WOLO)– Looking to capture and use rain water? The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium will host a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop. It will take place Friday, May 25, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m at Emergency Medical Services located at 407…

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