Top Local News Story

Fighting Hunger in the Palmetto State

Across the nation, state leaders are asking communities to take part in the fight against hunger. Read more »

More Local News Stories

Columbia Officer Fired Following Nightclub Incident

A Columbia police officer is off the force after a late night altercation at a Midlands nightclub. Read More »

Ex-Chief Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charge

A white ex-police chief has agreed to plead guilty to a lesser charge in the shooting death of an unarmed black man. Read More »

UPDATE: Woman charged with Felony DUI in fatal crash

The Lexington County Coroner has released the name of the person killed in an accident on Interstate 26 this morning. Read More »

Newberry Officials Issue Two Scam Alerts

The Newberry County Sheriff's Office is issuing a warning for residents following two scams. Read More »

Child struck and killed at Pageland Elementary

A child has died after being struck by a vehicle outside of Pageland Elementary School. Read More »

13 Fraternities suspended at USC following violations

Thirteen fraternities at The University of South Carolina were suspended following violations of university and Fraternity Council policies. Read More »

House Ethics: Harrell improperly paid lawyers from campaign

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The House Ethics Committee says former Speaker Bobby Harrell improperly paid his attorneys last year with campaign money and therefore must hand over $113,500. Read More »

Big dough for Special Olympics of SC

Area CiCi's pizza raised nearly $3,000 to benefit the Special Olympics of South Carolina. Read More »

Group calls for gun control taskforce

The National Action Network held a press conference on gun violence Tuesday afternoon at the State House calling form Governor Haley to put together a special task force. Read More »

Most USC fraternity recruiting suspended

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Most social fraternities at the University of South Carolina have been suspended from recruiting activities. Read More »

Democrats pick candidate for seat of late Sen. Pinckney

Voters are going to the polls as Democrats select a candidate for the vacancy in the South Carolina Senate created by the shooting death of Sen. Clementa Pinckney at a church in Charleston earlier this year. Read More »

DeKalb officer shot, critical after responding to wrong house

A DeKalb County police officer, who was shot after responding to a burglary call at the wrong house Monday night, is in critical condition. Read More »

Grand jury indicts driver in deaths of Charlotte pastor's 2 children

A Pender County grand jury indicted a driver accused in the deaths of two Charlotte children. Read More »

Harvest Hope & SC Food Bank Association Recognized at State House

Lt. Governor Henry McMaster recognized the efforts of Harvest Hope Food Bank and members of the South Carolina Food Bank Association on Tuesday in the lobby of the State House. Read More »

Historic Columbia hosting lecture series, book signings

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A new book and lecture series are offering a look into the past of South Carolina's capital city. Read More »

Pumpkin producers push through drought

One of the state's largest pumpkin growers says while the drought has cost him more this summer, it won't cost you when you go to pick out your pumpkin. Read More »

Officials Speak Out Against CWS Permit Renewal

Elected officials on both sides of the aisle echoing a sentiment expressed by more than 250 residents at a recent DHEC hearing. Read More »

Task force issues 50 solutions for curbing domestic violence

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A task force's recommendations for combating domestic violence in South Carolina include training more 911 operators, improving documentation of the crime scene and increasing the number of shelters statewide. Read More »

RCSD arrest alleged gang member for murder

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the arrest of a man wanted in connection to an alleged killing. Read More »

Doughnut fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics

Local and State Law Enforcement officers will be camping out on the roofs of Columbia and Lexington Krispy Kreme locations for the annual Cops on Tops of Doughnut Shops benefiting the Special Olympics of South Carolina. Read More »

Carson Tied For Lead With Trump in Iowa, Poll Finds

Neurosurgeon Ben Carson has surged into the spotlight. Read More »

Lockdown at Manchester Elementary School lifted following arrest

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Pinewood-area man Monday morning after the suspect allegedly assaulted an employee with Manchester Elementary School earlier in the day. Read More »

Sheriff Lott: Gang activity on the rise

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott says they are seeing a drastic increase in gang shootings during a press conference Monday morning. Read More »

Report: Nine people killed on SC roadways over the weekend

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of nine people killed on South Carolina roadways from August 28 at 6:00 p.m. until August 30 at midnight. Read More »

Heavy rains lead to flooding in and around Charleston

Heavy rains have led to flooding in some parts of the Charleston area. Read More »

Columbia
Current: 91°
Partly Cloudy
High: 92°
Low: 68°
Wind: 6 MPH
Pressure: 30.03
Humidity: 40 %

What's on WOLOTV Full Schedule