Author: Angela Rogers

The Latest You Can Send Holiday Packages And Have Them Arrive Before Christmas

    Columbia, SC (WOLO)–  Christmas is right around the corner and people are scrambling to get their last minute packages and cards in the mail. Post-Master Walter Rowland said the U.S. Postal Service has seen a 12% increase this year.   “It’s been crazy busy,” Rowland said.  Monday was one of their busiest days he said.  USPS delivered more than 800-thousand…

Chicken Man’s Famous Trailer Stolen, Community Steps Up To Help

  Columbia, SC (WOLO)–  Ernest Lee is a local legend. Since he moved here in 1999 he has become a household name to many. His artwork hanging in all across the state.    “Because the trailer was a landmark. Whenever you saw that trailer you knew the Chicken Man was around,” Curtis Wilson said, with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. “And his artwork is…

Midlands Family With Autistic Son Hopes Santa Will Pull Off Christmas Miracle

Local mom contacted groups like the Salvation Army, Angel Tree, even churches for help to make Christmas special for her children, but there’s one problem-- the age limit for the children they accept. 

  Columbia, SC (WOLO)– Christmas is a magical time for children, but many families know it can be hard to make the season special when financially it is hard to make ends meet.  Suzette Nieves contacted groups like the Salvation Army, Angel Tree, even churches for help to make Christmas special for her children, but there’s one problem– the age limit…

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Deadline Is Dec. 15, Avoid Fines in 2018

  Columbia, SC (WOLO)– The deadline for getting health insurance is quickly approaching and you want to make sure you’re covered for 2018. Otherwise you might be facing a pretty hefty fine. Many health insurance providers across the country are doing what they can to make sure everyone has the right plan and that there’s no confusion when it comes…

SCE&G Says Environmentalist Groups Have No Case In VC Summer Fallout

Columbia, SC (WOLO)– Wednesday held another hearing on SCE&G’s rates at the Public Service Commission, but this time Friends of the Earth and the Sierra Club were going head to head with SCE&G.  Robert Guild was representing the two environmentalist groups and was ready to win his case, but the Public Service Commission did not make a decision. Guild says SCE&G has not…

SCE&G Said Lowering Rates Will Cause Bankruptcy After Nuclear Plant Fiasco

  Columbia, SC (WOLO)– SCE&G requested that the Public Service Commission allowed them to keep the same rates, and not force them to decrease.  SCE&G said lowering their rates after nine rate increases since the nuclear plant’s inception would injure their company and punish ratepayers even more. However, there were plenty of people who spoke against SCE&G’s motion to dismiss the decrease,…