Digital Exclusives and Features

Fireflies’ Season Gets Glowing Thursday

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The 2017 season for the Columbia Fireflies starts Thursday. The Flies take on the Augusta GreenJackets through Sunday. Besides the addition of former pro-football player Tim Tebow to the roster, Spirit Communications Park has a new “misting station” to cool fans down during our Famously Hot summer days. The team has also joined with River Rat…

Stand Up to Avoid “Sitting Disease”

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – If you’re like most Americans, your daily routine includes many hours of sitting – behind a desk, in front of a computer or in a car. A 2008 Vanderbuilt University study  finds we spend more than half our time sitting. Health professionals say the typical sedentary lifestyle has led to more people suffering from “sitting disease,” or, debilitating back pain.  A…

Festival Gets Midlands Residents Ready for Growing Season

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The annual Midlands Plant and Flower Festival begins at the State Farmers Market Thursday. Gardeners, and those looking to develop their green thumb, can visit the free event to buy plants, flowers and supplies from more than 85 vendors, and learn tricks of the trade from experts. The festival, hosted by the S.C. Department of Agriculture,…

Good Behavior: Being a considerate theater goer

Pamela Eyring from the Protocol School of Washington shares good theatre etiquette with Tyler Ryan

  COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)–Common sense and manners are increasingly becoming less common, according to Pamela Eyring from the Protocol School of Washington.  With examples of good etiquette growing scarce, Eyering point out that a place were good manners are quickly eroding include the arts.  From a gallery to the theatre, there is a notable change, but not one that can’t…