Digital Exclusives and Features

EdVenture Merges with Children’s Museum of South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – EdVenture has officially merged with the Children’s Museum of South Carolina. The combined museum will maintain the current two locations while pursuing plans to develop a new museum in Myrtle Beach, uniquely designed to better accommodate families with special needs. For the past 18 months, EdVenture has managed the day to day operations of the Myrtle…

Black History Moment

Smokin' Joe Frazier

Today we celebrate Joe Frazier. Smokin’ Joe Frazier was a 1964 Olympic Heavyweight Championship Boxer. He also was the World Heavyweight Champion, a title he held from 1970 to 1973. The Beaufort native had 37 fights in his professional career, winning 32, with 27 knock outs. The International Boxing Research Organization rated Frazier as one of the 10 greatest heavyweights of…

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…