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2 dead in house fire in Orangeburg County

ORANEGBURG, S.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the cause of a house fire in Orangeburg County that killed two people. claimed two lives. Read more »

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Koon wins primary to replace former SC Sheriff James Metts

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A 21-year law enforcement veteran has won the Republican primary to replace former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts. Read More »

Carolinas schedule National Weather Service tornado drills

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The National Weather Service is conducting statewide tornado drills in North and South Carolina this month. Read More »

Arizona State University scholar speaks on gender studies

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A women and gender studies scholar is the opening speaker for Women's History Month at the University of South Carolina. Read More »

GOP House member outlining her education reform plan

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Republican House member is outlining an education funding reform plan backed by advocates of district administrators and school boards. Read More »

Lexington County Sheriff Results

Get the latest election results from Lexington County. Read More »

Senator plans bill to raise $800M a year for SC roads

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A senator who has been studying how to find more money to fix South Carolina roads for more than two years plans to file a bill this week that he says could raise up to an additional $800 million a year for state roads. Read More »

Magic Johnson Coming To The Midlands

Columbia, SC (WOLO)-SC State is receiving a bit of attention for a different reason than you might think. Basketball icon Earvin “Magic” Johnson junior is planning to visit the university March 26th. Read More »

Poll Managers Call Voter Turnout 'Steady'

Lexington County residents braved the rain Tuesday to cast their vote for an election that hasn't happened in decades. Read More »

Suspended president of SC State University sues school

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The suspended president of financially troubled South Carolina State University is suing the school for breaking his contract and asking the court to delay his expected firing. Read More »

Senate ratifies amendment allowing charity raffles in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Charities across South Carolina should soon be able to hold raffles to raise money. Read More »

Voters head to polls for Lexington County sheriff race

Voters in Lexington County are ready to start fresh. It has been decades since they have seen a new face at the head of the sheriff's department. Read More »

SC mailing some income tax refund checks

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The state Revenue Department is mailing some income tax refund checks this year rather than using direct deposit in an attempt to cut down on fraud. Read More »

Get your fill of pancakes at IHOP

If you're waking up hungry, you're in luck. Read More »

13 arrested in Lexington for selling counterfeit goods

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Lexington County sheriff's deputies say 13 people have been arrested at a flea market on charges of selling counterfeit goods. Read More »

Group provides assistance to elderly when springing forward

We're springing forward this weekend, and while you have to turn the clock ahead and lose an hour of sleep, there's something else to keep in mind. Read More »

State health officials work with schools for vaccination clinics

Richland School District Two is working with state health workers to provide TDAP immunizations in middle schools for whooping cough. Read More »

Senate looks for its own plan for more money for SC roads

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina senators are coming up with their own plans to get money for South Carolina roads. Read More »

3 arrested for defrauding SC jobless benefits agency

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Three people have been charged with defrauding South Carolina's jobless benefits agency out of $70,000. Read More »

Job Fair In The Midlands

Columbia, SC (WOLO)- you have a chance to find a job tomorrow. E-C-P-I University will host its second annual midlands job fair. Read More »

Man Arrested After Hitting York Officer with Car

YORK, S.C. (AP) _ A Clover man has been arrested after he hit a York police officer with a car. Read More »

Gov's office: Haley on jobs trip outside SC, won't say where

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley is traveling outside South Carolina, but the governor's office refuses to give her whereabouts, saying only that she's on a job recruiting trip. Read More »

Voters in Lexington County to elect New Sheriff Tuesday

Voters in Lexington County will head to the polls Tuesday to elect a new sheriff to replace ousted Sheriff James Metts. Read More »

President Obama to Visit Columbia Friday

The commander in chief is scheduled to make stop here in Columbia Friday. Read More »

SC National Guard to Conduct Disaster Readiness this week

The South Carolina National Guard, along with state and county emergency management agencies, will conduct a disaster readiness exercise called Vigilant Guard beginning next week. Read More »

Big Jump in Gas Prices

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -- Gas prices have been creeping back up with the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded now at $2.41. Read More »

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