Author: Angela Rogers

RCSD increased security at Blythewood High School After Threatening Comments Were Made

"Bad Joke" Caused Heightened Security At Blythewood High School

  Blythewood, SC (WOLO)– Richland County Deputies step up security at a Midlands high school after threats were made. Right now, there are not a lot of details being released because there is an open investigation into the incident, but so far Sheriff Leon Lott said they were able to act very quickly because one student was concerned for the…

Blythewood High School teens questioned after threats were made

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department have identified three students from Blythewood High School following alleged threats. In an email that was sent to staff and parents, it said,”Yesterday after school approximately at 4:30 p.m., a student emailed school administrators to report overhearing threatening comments in a conversation between a few students. Following board…

Man In White SUV Soliciting Children Around Richland School District Two Area

  Columbia, SC (WOLO)–  Parents are on high alert after Richland County Sheriff’s Department says a man is going around soliciting children. Deputies say Richland School District Two should be especially cautious. Richland County Sheriff Deputy Katelyn Jasak said there have been two cases where an older black male has lured kids close to his car. However, the incidents have not been in the…

Viral Video: Man Charged In Comedy House Assault

    Columbia, SC (WOLO)–  An arrest was made in connection to the Comedy House brawl between a man and the comedian on stage. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said there is no blame to put on the Comedy House, or their security team. He said all the blame for this incident, that he says could have easily turned deadly, belongs…

New Prescription Drop-Off Boxes Implemented To Curb Opioid Abuse

  Lexington, SC (WOLO)–   Next to the prescription drop off counter, you can now easily drop off your old medications and make sure they’re disposed of safely and easily. CVS unveiled new medication drop off boxes around the state, hoping to curb the opioid addiction problem across the country. “When I was small, we had Mr. Yuck stickers that you…

Family Hopes Cash Reward Will Help Catch Sumter Killer

Sumter, SC (WOLO)– Around 10:30 Saturday morning a man was found dead outside of a church in Sumter. Now, his family is pleading for the community’s help in finding his killer. The Sumter Sheriff’s Office is offering a $5,000 cash reward to try to encourage people with information to come forward.     “A shock to the community. A shock to everyone,”…

Dominion Energy Presents Merger Proposal In Front Of House Committee, One Condition Could Be Deal Breaker

  Columbia, SC (WOLO)– Dominion Energy was back at the statehouse Wednesday, mapping out their merger proposal to the House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committee. The hearing went on for about four hours, but some house committee members are still not convinced merging is a good idea. “Right now, I cannot go forward with any sort of deal that would have…

Ignoring ‘LowTire Pressure’ Light In Cars Can Be Dangerous, Especially During Winter Weather

  Columbia, SC (WOLO)–  Another snow fall is supposed to hit the Columbia area according to ABC Columbia’s Chief Meteorologist John Farley. The cold air coming through has triggered many “low tire pressure” lights in vehicles to light up. Ignoring the light until it gets warmer outside might be a costly mistake, according to Scott’s Auto Repair Shop. They advise that…