Author: Kimberlei Davis

Coronavirus cases continue to spike in SC: 1,500+ new cases, 49 deaths

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–Two more children have been diagnosed with multisystem inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 that’s four now in the state. DHEC also announced 49 additional deaths and more than 15-hundred new cases. 292 of the states 1,294 deaths were reported in the last week …that more than a fifth of total deaths. Thursday was also the first day that…

VC Summer executive pleads guilty to fraud

COLUMBIA, S.C. (PRESS RELEASE) – United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr. announced today that Stephen A. Byrne, 60, former Executive Vice President of SCANA, pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. Today’s plea is the result of an exhaustive and multi-year joint investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation…

VP Pence says he supports Gov. McMaster’s plans to reopen schools

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Vice President Mike Pence was in Columbia Tuesday, a first on several stops to major cities in the Palmetto State. During a press conference at the University of South Carolina, Vice President Mike Pence told Gov. Henry McMaster that the Trump administration fully supports his decision to reopen schools. “For the sake of our kids, for…

VP Pence, Second Lady make stops in Palmetto State

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence is making stops in South Carolina, including a campaign event in Columbia this afternoon. Pence and his wife, Karen, are in Columbia to meet with Governor Henry McMaster and his wife, Peggy, on the state’s ongoing efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. Wheels up to South…