Author: Alexis Frazier

Sandhills Middle student charged for threatening another student

LEXINGTON, SC (WOLO)- A middle school student is charged with making direct threats against a student inside a classroom. The male student threatened to stab and choke another Sandhills Middle School student Friday, according to deputies. Deputies interviewed the student at the school. He was released to the custody of his mother. The middle school students name will not be…

Water company explains possible rate hike in Irmo

IRMO,SC (WOLO)- A Midlands community says they’re not going with the flow about a possible sewage bill increase. Residents in Irmo say they’ll be flushing money down the drain if their sewer bill goes up to 100 dollars a month. “I don’t like the idea of paying $100 in sewer fees,” resident Laura Carson said. “I find that problematic. I…

What some black voters in SC say they’re looking for in a presidential candidate

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- Democratic presidential candidates have been flocking to the palmetto state hoping to get the support of black voters, who play a crucial role in who will get the parties nomination during the “First of The South” primaries. “We’re looking for someone who understands that race, gender, and class intersect in all the issues that we face in this…

SC Forestry Commission looking for stolen firefighting bulldozer and transport

KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- The South Carolina Forestry Commission is asking for help finding two of its emergency vehicles that were stolen overnight. According to the Forestry Commission, a firefighting bulldozer and transport were stolen near Wildwood Lane and Wateree Elementary School in Kershaw County. Agency officials say the missing transport is a 2017 Freightliner flatbed, about 27 feet long,…

5 Democratic presidential candidates confirmed to attend King Day at The Dome

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- So far, five of the 12 Democratic candidates running for president have confirmed that they will be in Columbia for King Day at the Dome on Monday. Former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders, Businessman Tom Steyer, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Tulsi Gabbard have all confirmed. Last year 3,000 people came out. This year is expected to…

NWS confirms tornado touched down in Kershaw Co.

KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- The National Weather Service has confirmed that a EF-2 tornado hit Kershaw county Saturday night and damaged a high school. The NWS Storm Survey Team has confirmed a high end EF-2 Tornado at North-Central HS in Kershaw County, SC. The estimated winds are around 130 mph. The data is still preliminary as the team will need…