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Free turkey giveaway held just ahead of Thanksgiving

The free giveaway takes place this Sunday Novermber 22 at 3pm

Columbia,SC (WOLO) — Molina Healthcare is giving Medicaid members a little something to be thankful for this weekend. The Healthcare system, Connor Shaw and a host of other local partners are holding a free turkey drive thru give away. The event is scheduled to be held this Sunday at Irmo High School at 6671 St Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC 29212…

‘Lights Before Christmas’ at Riverbanks Zoo open on select nights

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The Riverbanks Zoo is hosting its annual “Lights Before Christmas” event throughout November and December. The event starts Saturday, November 21 and runs on select dates in November and December. Timed arrival tickets are required and must be purchased in advance. The event runs from 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for kids…

Don’t plan on whispering those wish lists in Santa’s ear in 2020

New safety precautions are put in place in malls due to COVID-19

Image:(AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (AP) —Santa Claus is coming to the mall — just don’t try to sit on his lap. Despite the pandemic — and the fact that Santa’s age and weight put him at high risk for severe illness from the coronavirus — mall owners are going ahead with plans to bring him back this year. But they are…

CDC urges people not to travel for Thanksgiving holiday

The CDC wants people to spend Thanksgiving at home, but have safety tips if you decide to gather

(CNN) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising Americans not to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday. The recommendation comes, as coronavirus cases surge through out the United States. The CDC says traveling right now could spread the virus from one part of the country to another. But for those who are still planning to travel,…

Governor McMaster to SC: “Get Tested before Turkey”

McMaster urging SC residents, if plans include travelling or gathering indoors for Thanksgiving, to "Get tested for COVID-19 before the Turkey"

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster addressed the state on Thursday about Coronvirus precautions during the holiday. The Governor says this year will be different from other years, when celebrating the holidays, and everyone has to be careful and be smart. McMaster urging South Carolina residents, if their plans include travelling or gathering indoors for Thanksgiving, to “Get…

Ibotta teams up with Walmart for holidays

Ibotta and Walmart offer some doorbuster deals just in time for the holidays

(CNN) WalMart is teaming up with shopping app Ibotta, for a huge thanksgiving promotion this year. According to Ibotta customers shopping for food at Walmart online can get 100% percent cash back on specific items. To get this deal, people have to download the Ibotta’s extension and link it to their Walmart account. Walmart.com this extension will tally up the…