Author: Sierra Artemus

Fatal collision I-26 west bound near exit 209 leaves traffic delays

CHARLESTON S.C. (WOLO)-  According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, I-26 West from Charleston is experiencing high traffic due to a fatal collision. Officials hope to have the interstate cleared by 7 am. Commuters to Columbia from Charleston are being detoured to exit 209 and on to U.S. 52 connector that’s according to Trooper Matt of South Carolina High Way Patrol’s…

Black Super Hero Project aims to fill in for little girls without fathers

COLUMBIA S.C. (WOLO)- Civil rights attorney and legal commentator and founder of non- profit CFC40, Charles Coleman Jr. talks to Curtis about an organization that aims to heal the African American community. “Heart to Heart” is a part of the Black Superhero project, a three part event that will help young women of color who are without the presence of…

Second bomb explodes in Sri Lanka

SRI LANKAH (WOLO)- According to the Associated press a second bomb has detonated in Sri Lanka. A van parked next to the church that exploded Easter Sunday has exploded.  So far there has been no reports of any injuries. We will continue to keep you updated as this story is still developing. Categories: National News, News Tags: bomb, Easter, second,…

Ben and Jerry’s Recalls two of its ice cream flavors

Courtesy of the FDA COLUMBIA S.C. (WOLO)- Popular ice cream brand Ben and Jerry’s is recalling two of its ice cream flavors because it contains unlisted ingredients. According to the Food and Drug Administration, this includes pints of Ben & Jerry’s Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey . The FDA notes that the ice creams may…

Open Source 101 coming to the Midlands

COLUMBIA S.C. (WOLO)- Open Source 101 is a one day tech conference that gives developers, technologists, and or tech agencies  an opportunity to network with major tech companies and local agencies This event will be happening  Thursday, April 18th at the University of South Carolina’s Alumni Center. Persons interested in technological advancement and marketing are also invited to attend. There…

Upstate man creates app that adds extra layer of security when traveling alone

COLUMBIA S.C. (WOLO)- A Sheldon Early of Greenville, has developed a phone application that shares your location with trusted friends in case of emergencies. The app creates a “check in” with your friends for when you’re out and about. Location Lockbox will send an alert when a person has made it safely to their destination and an alert when a…

March “Parking” Madness

    COLUMBIA S.C. (WOLO)- With all of the traffic headed to the Midlands for March Madness this weekend, it’s going to be a lot harder to find a parking space. There are ways to help make commuting a lot easy for everyone, and that’s by hitching a ride with the various rideshare options. There will be a shuttle  today…

Tyson recalls chicken strips for possible contamination

Courtesy, USDA COLUMBIA S.C. (WOLO)- Tyson Foods, Inc is issuing a recall for 69,093 pounds of  its frozen ready-to-eat chicken strips due to possible contamination, that’s according to the United States Department of Agriculture. The USDA says that the product could contain pieces of metal. The frozen ready-to-eat chicken strips were produced on November 30, 2018. Affect products include its…