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S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum Commission Discusses Plans to Display Battle Flag

Hope to Secure Plan by Fall

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- After an ambitious and expensive exhibit did not work out, commissioners believe their newest proposal has a better chance for survival. When the flag came down from the statehouse, lawmakers gave the Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum the task of housing the flag. Relic Room commissioners originally requested $3.65 million dollars to expand the museum along…

Clemson Releases Statement on 2014 Student Death

Clemson, S.C. (WOLO)–Earlier this month Clemson University reached a settlement with the family a student who fell to his death during a fraternity pledge run in 2014. Thursday morning the university released a statement on Hipps death saying “Cindy and Gary Hipps, and the Clemson University community, tragically lost a son, a friend, and a lifelong tiger, Tucker Hipps. Tucker…

President Trump, Sen. Graham Spar on Twitter

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–President Trump is taking to Twitter to condemn republicans who criticized his comments about last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Specifically, South Carolina’s Lindsey Graham. Thursday morning the president tweeting, “Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that i said there is no moral equivalency between the KKK, Neo-Nazis and white supremacists and people like Ms. Heyer such a…

How Can Ham Radio Keep You Updated During the Total Eclipse?

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- If you have ever been at crowded festival or party, you might have noticed the quality of your cell phone reception gets slower when more people are around. So imagine what could happen next week when a million visitors come to the Midlands to check out the eclipse. Thankfully, the state’s Emergency Management Division has plan to…