Author: Sierra Artemus

Dominion Energy gives tips on storm preparation

Columbia SC (WOLO)- Dominion Energy has been working hard week long preparing ahead of Hurricane Dorian. President of electrical operations Keller Kissam talks about our out of state help, restoring power, Safety in the home with emergency supplies, and other resources the company. You can help to report power outages in your area by registering your device through the Dominion…

New College football team in the Midlands, ‘Black Knights”

Columbia SC (WOLO)- A new college football team is making its way to the Midlands. The Community Christian College,  is a California based school with a satellite location in Lancaster, South Carolina. The Black Knights will play its first game  in Chester, South Carolina Sunday, September 8th at 2 pm against the Central International College Cardinals. The team is lead…

Annual Eau Claire Unity Festival

Columbia SC (WOLO)-  Eau Claire Unity festival is an annual  community event taking place Saturday, September 7th from 2 pm to 7 pm located at the intersection of North Main Street and Monticello Road. There will be food, health screening as well as live entertainment. For more information about the Eau Claire Unity Festival, Click Here. Categories: Digital Exclusives and…

Local author launches children’s book “Herbie’s New Home” for children who stutter

Columbia SC (WOLO)-  Non profit organization “Every 1 Voice Matters” is launching its first book “Herbie’s New Home”. This book aims to bring awareness to bullying, low self-confidence and low self-esteem endured by children who struggle with speech impediments. Author Sherrikka Myers is the author of the children’s book For more information on the Lil’ Herbie Animated Series click here …

Creator of anti-bullying plush doll debuts sophomore album

Columbia SC (WOLO)-   TiffanyJ, Creator of “Super Beauty, (a fictional character that aims to combat bullying and boost self esteem) is releasing sophomore album. The album “Epiphany 3:25” releases Friday, September 13th with an album release party Thursday, September 12th at The Weekend Lounge in Columbia. The event is free and open to the public. TiffanyJ also teases new character…

Current College and University Closures

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)- Several South Carolina Colleges have made the decision to cancel classes ahead of Hurricane Dorian. According to the University’s website, classes at South Carolina State University will be closed Tuesday, September 3rd and Wednesday September 4th. Claflin University will also be closed Tuesday, September 3rd and Wednesday September 4th. Morris College in Sumter is also cancelling classes through…

How to spot the signs of bullying

Columbia, SC (WOLO)- Bullying can be defined as the intentional tormenting through physical, verbal, or psychological actions. According to Midlands Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Robin Welsh, M.D. bullying can be both direct and indirect. Direct bullying can be physical or verbal. Physically through the act of shoving, bumping, or restraining and verbal name calling. Cyber bullying is also a form…

Volkswagen recalls over 600,000 vehicles for safety concerns

Volkswagen is recalling 679,000 vehicles that are at risk to “roll away”. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( NHTSA),  the key can be removed without the car being in park. Vehicles include select models of  Golf  from years 2015 and up , Beetle models 2015 and Jetta models from 2011 to 2018. To see if your vehicle…