Digital Exclusives and Features

Time with a real southern momma…Sort of

Comedian Darren Knight gives Tyler Ryan a preview of his comedy house routine

  COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)– Over the last year, former Sears loss prevention investigator Darren Knight was laid off.  Having some extra time on his hands, he created a character, based a lot on his grandmother and a little of his mom, and started a YouTube channel.  Knights “Southern Momma” character soon became an Internet sensation, and landed Knight into the…

Month-Long Community Book Group Comes to An End

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Richland Library’s “One Book, One Community” initiative wraps up Tuesday. Good Morning Columbia’s Grace Joyal sat down with Clo Cammarata, library programs and partnerships manager, to discuss the monthlong community read-along and discussion. Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features, Local News, Richland Tags: community read-along, Grant Park, Richland Library

Black History Moment

John "Dizzy" Gillepsie

Today we celebrate John Birks Gillespie. Gillespie, commonly known as Dizzy, was a trumpet player, singer piano player and composer. The Cheraw native is considered one of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time. Dizzy worked with fellow Jazz musician, Charlie Parker, to change the face of the music genre by creating the Bebop and modern Jazz style. All month…

Daisy Cakes and the Sharks that stay connected

Kim Daisy, creator of Daisy Cakes shares her post Shark Tank success with Tyler Ryan

SPARTENBURG SC (WOLO)–Kim “Daisy” Nelson had a great idea…produce ridiculously good cakes, and ship them around the world.  It was in 2011 Kim heard about an ABC show called Shark Tank, that looked for great ideas to fund.  She told Tyler Ryan on Good Morning Columbia that after making her way through some 20,000 applicants, she found herself in front…

Fitness Friday: The balancing act of fitness

Chris Wooten from the Body Shop shows Tyler Ryan the art of using balance in fitness

  LEXINGTON SC (WOLO)–Fitness trainer Chris Wooten from Lexington’s Body Shop shared with Tyler Ryan the technique for ensuring your body remains symmetrical. Using a small balance ball, band, and even side planks can have a profound impact on your overall strength.  Check out the demonstration. For more information about Wooten or training techniques, check out their website HERE.  …

Are you ready for Free Chip Friday?

To celebrate tortilla day, Salsarita's has the easy way to put crunch in your life

If you are looking for a free way to celebrate tortilla day, stop by any of the 80 Salsarita’s in the 18 state footprint of the Charlotte based chain for a FREE back of chips and salsa.   There is no purchase necessary, just an appreciation for a good chip. Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features