Author: Alexis Frazier

McMaster Calls for Base Load Review Replacement

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– Gov. Henry McMaster says its time for rate payers to stop paying for the abandoned reactors at the VC Summer Nuclear facility. In a letter to lawmakers, Gov. McMaster says he wants them to replace the Base Load Review Act with allowed SCANA and Santee Cooper to charge customers for the reactors before they began producing power….

Fort Jackson Officials Explain Government Shutdown Impacts

FORT JACKSON, SC (WOLO)- During day two of the Government shutdown, Fort Jackson issued a statement explaining the affects it would have on the military base. Officials with Fort Jackson say government shutdown won’t affect it’s ability to keep you safe, or the installation secure. Fire and Emergency Services and security operations will continue uninterrupted and gates will remain open….

Four Displaced After Morning Fire in Columbia

Source: Columbia Fire Source:Columbia Fire Source:Columbia Fire Source:Columbia Fire COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- Four people have been displaced after a two story home caught fire Saturday morning. Fire crews responded to the blaze at 5:00am in the 1200 block of Whitney Street. No injures were reported. Categories: Local News, News

Columbia Strip Club Goes up in Flames

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- The Columbia Fire Department battled a blaze at a Midlands Strip Club Wednesday morning. Crews arrived to the Platinum Plus Strip Club located in the 300 block Jacob Road around 5:30am. Fire officials say no once was inside during the fire. Managers of the strip club tell ABC Columbia News that the last person left the building around…

Winter Weather-School Closings and Delays

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Due to Winter Weather, here is a list of School Closings and Delays for Thursday, January 18th. DELAYS The Babcock Center, 2 Hour Delay Bethesda Christan School, 2 Hour Delay Fairfield County Schools, 2 Hour Delay Felton Laboratory Charter School (Orangeburg), 2 Hour Delay- Facutly and staff: 9:30 a.m., Students 10 a.m. Kershaw County Schools, 2 Hour…

Man Charged With Murder of Sister’s Boyfriend in Columbia

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- Columbia Police have arrested a man  in connection with Saturday night’s deadly shooting on Bailey Street. Bobby Ray Robbins,21,  is charged with Murder, Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime, and Failure to Stop on Police Command. Robbins is accused of shooting his sister’s boyfriend, Jerome D. Palmer during an argument. An autopsy has revealed that Palmer died at the scene as…

UPDATE: Escaped Inmate Captured

UNION COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- The South Carolina Department of Correction have captured an inmate that escaped from the Union County Courthouse on Friday. Authorities said Brent Tyson Austin was back in Police custody Sunday night. . Austin was last seen wearing black and white striped Union County Jail uniform. “UNION CO JAIL” is written on the back with red letters….

Former Morris College President, Dr. Luns C. Richardson Dies at 89

HARTSVILLE,SC (WOLO)- Dr. Luns C. Richardson, President Emeritus of Morris College passed away Saturday at the age of 89. Richardson died in his hometown of Hartsville, SC. The announcement of his passing came from the a post on from the college’s Twitter account Sunday morning. Services for Dr. Luns C. Richardson will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 in the Garrick…

Coroner Identifies Victim in Fatal Shooting in Columbia

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- The person killed during a shooting on Bailey Street has been identified. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts identified the victim as 26-year-old Jerome D. Palmer. Officers say the shooting happened between 5:15p.m. and 5:30p.m. on Saturday near an apartment complex at 7806 Bailey Street in Columbia. Palmer died at the scene from a gunshot wound to…