Educational

Holiday Safety Tips to Keep in Mind

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has given everyone some guidelines.   Place your tree away from sources of heat such as fireplaces, candles, and space heaters. Use only non-flammable decorations. Use only lighting evaluated by a nationally recognized laboratory such as Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL). Inspect lights for frayed wire or other defects before use. Do not leave…

Educational Forum Planned for Richland County Penny Tax

ABC News– There is a “Pennies Impacting People” Educational Forum at Richland Library Main, Third Level Programming Space, Thursday, September 15. It is free and open to the public. The Forum is for those curious about how the Richland County Penny Tax works. Members of the community will have an opportunity to learn about specific projects that impact local transportation – including…

State Museum Unveils Exhibit on Race

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–      The South Carolina State Museum is getting a new exhibit that explores ‘race’ throughout history.   Wednesday, museum officials, along with the Central Carolina Community Foundation announced plans for the travelling exhibit.        It will feature a look at race through cultural, scientific and historical avenues. The exhibit is based out of the Science Museum of Minnesota… and officials…

Education Rally for National School Choice Week

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — It’s National School Choice Week. Students, parents and teachers are gathering at the State House Wednesday to raise awareness about K through 12 school choice in South Carolina. State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and Lieutenant Governor Henry McMaster are set to speak at the event at noon. Categories: Educational, Events, Events, News, State

Closings and Delays for Friday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — Various offices and schools will be closed Friday, January 22nd due to the severe winter weather. School Closings and Delays: Fairfield County Schools: Closed Friday Kershaw County North Central Area Schools: Operating on a Two Hour Delay Friday (This includes: Baron DeKalb Elementary, Bethune Elementary, Midway Elementary, Mt. Pisgah Elementary, North Central Middle and North Central High)…

Boil Water Advisory for Trenholm Drive

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– There is a boil water advisory issued for water customers in the Trenholm Drive area.  This includes those located in Lakeview Circle to Forest Drive, and the Trenholm Plaza Shopping Center. Water customers are asked to vigorously boil their water for at least one full minute prior to drinking or cooking.  Also, any ice made from water that has not…