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How the Teal Pumpkin Project Helps Families

The Teal Pumpkin project is helping kids with food allergies around the nation, and here in the Midlands, enjoy trick-or-treating. Read more »

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More challenges filed SC's same-sex marriage ban

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Another lawsuit has been filed by people who say South Carolina officials refused to let them use a same-sex spouse's family name on a driver's license. Read More »

Order sets timeline for filling Harrell's seat

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The special election to fill the seat of former House Speaker Bobby Harrell could be held two days before Christmas. Read More »

SC Guard: 1st time all combat units back in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina National Guard says that for the first time since it began sending men and women overseas after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, all of its combat units are back home. Read More »

James Brown exhibit opening at SC State

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Shoes, boots, costumes and even a hair dryer are on display as part of an exhibit examining the influence of singer James Brown at South Carolina State University. Read More »

Halloween curfew for some SC sex offenders

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hundreds of sex offenders across South Carolina are again subject to some restrictions this Halloween. Read More »

2 faces charges in high school football brawl

CAMDEN, S.C. (AP) — Police in Camden have charged two teens with assault because of a brawl that followed a high school football game. Read More »

Postal Service prepares for holiday shipping season

The US Postal Service is gearing up to help customers ship some 15 and a half billion cards, letters and packages in time for Christmas. Read More »

SC seniors to get home-grown Thanksgiving meals

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Senior citizens across South Carolina are going to be treated to a home-grown Thanksgiving dinner. Read More »

Man Fights Breast Cancer and Wins

One local man says Breast Cancer awareness month is not only for women. Read More »

Five Deputies Arrested For Tax Fraud

Richland Co., S.C. (WOLO)-- Sheriff Leon Lott says five deputies and an ex-civilian employee of the Richland Co. Sheriff's Department attempted to increase their refunds by defrauding the government. ... Read More »

Strand Residents Upset With Homeowner Groups

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) _ Many Grand Strand homeowners have a message for state lawmakers: They don't like the way their homeowners associations operate. Read More »

State orders new election for Harrell's seat

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State election commissioners have agreed to let Republicans replace former House Speaker Bobby Harrell on the ballot, one week after he resigned his seat under a plea deal. Read More »

Walgreens Robbed In The MIdlands

Forest Acres, SC (WOLO)-Forest Acres Police want you to be on the lookout for a man wanted in two armed robberies. The first happened last Sunday night.. at a Walgreens on Forest Drive.... while the second robbery occurred Tuesday... at The Corner Pantry... also located on Forest Drive. Read More »

5 Richland County deputies fired for fraud arrests

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Richland County sheriff says he has fired five deputies because they filed tax returns with fake dependents to defraud the government. Read More »

1 of 2 DUI charges dismissed against SC Rep. Vick

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One of two drunken driving charges has been dropped against a South Carolina state representative. Read More »

State orders new election for Harrell's seat

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Election Commission has ordered a special primary election to find a Republican to run for former House Speaker Bobby Harrell's seat. Read More »

Pickens police officer charged with assault

PICKENS, S.C. (AP) — A Pickens police officer has been charged with assaulting a woman. Read More »

Jindal, Christie joining Haley on bus tour

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is joining South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley on her campaign bus tour. Read More »

SC National Guard dedicates new fire department

EASTOVER, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina National Guard is dedicating a new fire department at its McCrady Training Center on Fort Jackson. Read More »

Poet, author Hoagland at USC literary festival

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Award-winning author and poet Tony Hoagland is conducting a reading of his works as the final event in the University of South Carolina's fall literary festival. Read More »

Dancing for a Cause

Dozens gathered to take part in a zumba class to dance to end domestic violence Read More »

Kershaw Co. Councilman Arrested in Clarendon Co.

A Kershaw councilman faces theft charges in Clarendon County. Read More »

Man Killed in Crash During Florence Police Chase

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) _ Authorities say a police chase in Florence has ended in a wreck that killed a man not involved in the original incident. Read More »

Former Pickens Co. Officer Arrested

Pickens County, SC (WOLO)- A former Pickens County officer is arrested... after allegedly fondling a woman while on duty. Read More »

SC audit: Lottery-funded scholarships need review

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An audit of lottery spending on education has found that South Carolina's college oversight agencies do not verify that students who receive more than $220 million in lottery-funded scholarships are eligible to receive them. Read More »

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