Ryan Chevalier

Deputies searching for missing man

York County, S.C. (WOLO)- Deputies say they’re searching for a missing man who hasn’t been seen for the last two nights. Martin Blackhead was last spotted at his home in Raleigh, North Carolina on Sunday, according to officers. Officials say they found a crashed and abandoned car that belonged to Martin in Catawba, South Carolina. Blackhead was last seen wearing…

Starbucks around the country closing for anti-bias training

(WOLO)- More than 8,000 Starbucks will close Tuesday for anti-bias training, officials say. The coffee chain is taking steps to fix their tarnished diversity friendly image after the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks last month. According to investigators, in that incident, the men were taken away in handcuffs for allegedly refusing to leave when asked by…

13th annual Crawfish Festival lineup announced

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)- The music lineup for the 13th annual Rosewood Crawfish Festival has been announced. The Crawfish crowd will get down to Susto, The High Divers, The Travelin’ Kine, The Black Iron Gathering, Megan Jean and the KFB, Ashes of Old Ways, She Returns from War, Reggie Sullivan Band, and many more. The festival kicks off on May 12th…

Deputies Searching for Suspects Who Broke Into Lexington Home

Lexington County, SC (WOLO) – Deputies say their searching for two suspects who broke into a home on Lawson Road, and were caught on video rummaging through drawers, using a fire extinguisher inside, and spray painting a wall. The incident, investigators say happened on Sunday in Leesville, and the suspects are also accused of going through the bedroom and a freezer…

Lancaster Mayor Passes Away, Says City Administrator

Lancaster, S.C. (WOLO)- The mayor of Lancaster, John Howard died of lung cancer in a North Carolina hospital on Tuesday says the city’s administrator. Howard, 67, was elected to office in February of 2016, after the death of former Mayor Joe Shaw. Before becoming mayor, Howard served on the Lancaster City Council for 33 years. Howard is survived by his wife Karon,…

Person Identified in Skeletal Remains, Officials Say

Sumter, SC (WOLO) – Officials say they’ve identified the person who’s skeletal remains were discovered by children playing in the woods last month. Using dental records and DNA, the Sumter County coroner says the remains were those of Michael Thompson. The cause of death has not been determined, according to authorities. Deputies say Thompson had serious medical issues, which included a spinal cord injury and…

House Approves Bill on State Liquor License Limits

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) – The House has approved a bill to re-establish the state’s limit on how many liquor stores a person or business can own. In a 100-1 vote on Tuesday, the House agreed with a Senate proposal limiting licenses based on whether a country has a population of more than 250,000 people. The new law keeps the limit…

Elderly Man Dies In Brutal Beating, Deputies Say

LEXINGTON COUNTY (WOLO)- An elderly man has died from injuries he received in an assault on Wesley Court last week, say Lexington County deputies. The man went to get the newspaper early that morning, and his wife later found him badly beaten lying in the road, investigators say. According to officials, the victim had broken ribs along with wounds to his face and head…