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Gamecocks Hold Off UNC, Advance to Elite Eight

For just the second time in school history, the South Carolina Gamecocks are heading to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament. Read more »

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Senate confirms director of SC's probation and parole agency

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jerry Adger has officially taken the helm of South Carolina's probation and parole agency. Read More »

Park And Ride For Kenny Chesney Fans

Columbia, SC (WOLO)-Country fans get excited, Kenny Chesney brings his Big Revival Tour to Colonial Life Arena tomorrow and you have a chance to arrive in style thanks to The University Of South Carolina. Read More »

South Carolina unemployment again holds at 6.6 percent

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's unemployment rate is still holding steady at 6.6. percent. Read More »

Organizers Get Ready for Carolina Cup

Organizers are gearing up on Friday for Carolina Cup this weekend. Read More »

SC woman gets 12 years in stabbing death

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A Galivants Ferry has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in the stabbing death of a man on Christmas Eve back in 2013. Read More »

Gamecocks get ready for Sweet 16 UNC vs. USC: What You Need to Know

South Carolina Women's Basketball is in Greensboro tonight to take on UNC in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament's most challenging regional. Read More »

Bills with more money for roads on floor of House and Senate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Different plans to get more money to South Carolina roads are now on the floor of the House and Senate, but there are still plenty of roadblocks. Read More »

Magic Johnson Visits SC State University

A NBA legend took the stage at South Carolina State University Thursday. Earvin "Magic" Johnson was there as part of the school's executive speaker series. Read More »

Suspects in $700,000 Charleston Jewelry Robbery Arrested

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ Charleston police say they have arrested suspects in San Francisco and Atlanta and charged them in the robbery of $700,000 of jewelry from a downtown store. Read More »

Senate committee kills bill to hide execution drug sellers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill that would keep secret which companies sell execution drugs to South Carolina has died in a Senate committee. Read More »

Former Midlands Deputy Pleads Guilty To Assault

Richland Co., (WOLO)- A former Richland County deputy pleaded guilty Wednesday to handcuffing a female soldier in a Columbia restaurant. Paul Derrick pleaded guilty to third degree assault. Read More »

Overturned Tractor Trailer full of Turkeys Blocks 1-26 ramp

An overturned Tractor Trailer full of Turkeys Blocked the 1-26 ramp west bound Thursday. Read More »

Magic Johnson visiting SC State as part of speaker series

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Magic Johnson is visiting South Carolina State University. Read More »

Ex-Richland deputy pleads guilty in 2013 assault

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former Richland County deputy has pleaded guilty to assault for handcuffing a woman at a Columbia restaurant. Read More »

SC prosecutor taking part in town hall on domestic violence

REMBERT, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's top prosecutor is taking part in a discussion on domestic violence. Read More »

Amber Alert Canceled

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WOLO) -- The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division canceled an Amber Alert Wednesday for a one-year-old girl. Read More »

Sheriff: Suspect in Sunday's Shooting Found in Florida

The Richland County Sheriff's Department confirmed the man involved in a high speed chase in Florida is tied to a murder in the midlands. Read More »

DOT urging motorists to brake, obey work zone speed limits

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Department of Transportation is urging motorists to hit the brakes and give road construction workers a break. Read More »

Senators debate road-funding plan Haley promises to veto

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Senate Finance Committee is debating a road-funding bill that raises roughly $800 million yearly in additional funds for road and bridge work, a day after Gov. Nikki Haley pledged to veto it. Read More »

Keeping Baseball Safe

Nationwide (WOLO)-As spring rolls around....so does baseball. Keeping you're little leaguer injury free... is important. A new study says most baseball parents are unaware of safe practices to prevent injury. Read More »

Ex-Williamsburg County sheriff gets 30-month prison term

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced former Williamsburg County Sheriff Michael Johnson to two and a half years in prison for creating false police reports to help out a friend in a credit fixing business. Read More »

Thieves strike at town hall in tiny SC community

NORWAY, S.C. (AP) — Police did not have to go far to investigate a crime in the small South Carolina town of Norway after burglars struck town hall and vandalized a police cruiser. Read More »

House approves mandatory furloughs at SC State

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina State University can save money through mandated furloughs under a bill passed unanimously by the House. Read More »

Thieves Strike at Town Hall in Tiny SC Community

NORWAY, S.C. (AP) _ Police did not have to go far to investigate a crime in the small South Carolina town of Norway after burglars struck town hall and vandalized a police cruiser. Read More »

SC Continental Tire plant plans to turn out 8 million tires

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Continental Tire is planning to double the capacity of its Sumter plant to eight million tires annually over the next six years. Read More »

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