Author: Alexis Frazier

Missing Elderly Man Found Safe in Lexington Co.

CHAPIN, SC (WOLO)- A missing elderly man was found safe Sunday afternoon in Lexington County. Terry Williams, 69, wandered away from his Chapin home off Limestone Point around 7 a.m. Williams is described as  5’10” and weighs around 160 lbs., with gray hair. He was last seen wearing khaki pants and loafers and may have on a blue jacket and…

Man Dies After Being Ejected When Vehicle Overturns in Hopkins

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- Richland County Coroner has identified the man who was killed after a single-vehicle collision early Sunday morning. Mathew R. Butler, 39, was the unrestrained driver of his vehicle that left the roadway and overturned several times, according to Coroner Gary Watts. The incident happened in the 7500 block of Cabin Creek Road in Hopkins at 2:30am. Officials…

911 Hang up Call Leads Deputies to Kidnapping And Drug Arrest in Richland Co.

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- A 911 hang up call led deputies to a kidnapping and drug arrest Sunday morning. Just before 7am Richland County Deputies responded to Sharpe Road for an attempted kidnapping. The female victim gave a vehicle description to deputies. Authorities located the suspect’s vehicle on Sharpe and Jodo and attempted to stop him. After a chase, Tytron…

One Dead After Shooting Inside Lexington Bar

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a homicide that occurred at a bar Sunday morning. According to Coroner Fisher, Rodney T. Leak, 41, of Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene due to a gunshot wound Investigators say shots were fired inside City Nightz Bar on Old Dunbar Road, shortly after the…

Elderly Man Killed In Fairfield Co. House Fire

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Department and SLED are investigating a residential fire that claimed the life of an elderly man Saturday morning. The fire happened around 9:00am at 1520 Hwy. 215 North in Blair, SC. Coroner Chris Hill said the body of George E. Kennerly, 74, was discovered in the burnt remains of his residence. The cause…

Man Shot Multiple Times While Meeting With Acquaintance

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- Deputies are searching for the person who shot a man multiple times Friday night. The shooting happened just before midnight at 7648 Garners Ferry Road. Deputies say the victim walked outside to talk to an acquaintance when that person shot him several times in the upper body. The victim was taken to a local hospital. If…

Deputies Investigating After Two Men Shot in Richland Co.

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- Deputies are investigating after two men were shot Saturday morning. At 6:30am Richland County deputies found two men shot in the upper body at the Meadowlakes Subdivision on Silver Oaks road. The men were transported to a local hospital where their conditions are unknown at this time. Deputies are working to find out who shot them….

Midlands Jewish Community Celebrates First Day of Hanukkah

December 12th is the first night Hanukkah, which is also known as the festival of lights. On Tuesday the Jewish community in the Midlands came together to mark the first night of Hanukkah by lighting the menorah. “The menorah symbolizes freedom of faith, freedom of religion, and freedom to be different from others, and its OK to be different,” Rabbi Levi…