Author: Rebecca Ball

Groceries will soon be available online for SNAP recipients

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– SNAP recipients in South Carolina will soon be able to purchase food on-line. Tuesday the USDA announced the more than 558,000 SNAP cardholders will be able use their cards to participate in grocery pick up programs. The South Carolina Department of Social Services tells ABC Columbia they hope to have to program up and running by July…

Uncle Louie’s closing

Photo: Michael Lee Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–A Vista bar that’s been around for decades says it won’t reopen after restrictions are lifted. Wednesday Uncle Louie’s announced on social media they’re last last call was on March 17th. The bar– like others in the Palmetto State were ordered to close back in March to help fight the spread of coronavirus. The bar…

First COVID-19 case reported at Shaw Air Force Base

(ABC Columbia/FILE) Sumter, S.C. (WOLO)–A dependent of an active duty Air Force airman has tested positive for the coronavirus. Officals say the patient was tested off base and the couple are now in isolation at their off-base residence. Public health officials have begun the contact tracing process to notify those who may have come in contact with the positive individual….

Teen says he accidentally shot 15-year-old girl while playing a game

(STOCK PHOTO/Getty Images) Police officers, tape, cruiser. The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has charged Ja’cobi Worthy, 17, with attempted murder and possession of a pistol under the age of 18. On January 17th at approximately 5:20 p.m.  deputies were dispatched to the 8700 block of Windsor Lake Boulevard in regards to a shooting. Once on scene, they found a 15-year-old…