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Tis the Season: Salvation Army Angel Trees are now up in the Midlands

Salvation Army Angel Trees now up in area locations for you to help make a child's Christmas wish come true

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–You have a chance to help ABC Columbia make a child’s Christmas wish come true. Friday, the Salvation Army Angel Trees officially went up in area locations. On the Angel Trees, you’ll find the names of area children in need and some items they are hoping to get for Christmas. ABC Columbia is a proud partner of the…

Local Living: A look at some Holiday happenings in the Midlands

From the Craftsmen's Classic to Vista Lights, a look at events this weekend and coming up!

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Christmas shopping tops our look at Local Living. The annual Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic is happening this weekend at the State Fairgrounds. Our Curtis Wilson is checking things out for you with a sneak peak. The annual Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Art & Craft Festival runs Friday, November 15- Sunday November 17,  2019. The craft show features Southern Artisans with work…

Big Names coming in Concert to Colonial Life Arena in 2020

From Country Legends to Rock Superstars CLA has some big shows in 2020

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Some big acts are headed to Columbia in 2020. Here are the new acts announced this month. Elton John is extending his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour with a stop in Columbia. The tour will hit the stage at Colonial Life Arena on Friday, May 22, 2020. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 22 at 10am. According…

Do you have a clue? There is one to be had at River Bluff

Tyler Ryan learns about The RBHS performance of the classic Clue

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) — If someone has ever told you that “you don’t have a clue,” you can find one Friday night at River Bluff High School, as they showcase their production of the classic Clue.  A dinner party with six guests…one ends up dead…but who did it? The answer to that question is the vary premise of the play, based…

Tickets for Country music legend, Alan Jackson go on sale today

Image: Columbia, SC (WOLO) — Country music legend Alan Jackson is coming to the Capital city. Jackson, known for hits like ‘It’s Five O’clock Somewhere’  and “Chattahoochee”. He is bringing his 2020 tour to the Colonial Life Arena on Saturday, January 11th, 2020 at 7:30PM. Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, November 15th at 10 AM. For information…

**UPDATE: FESTIVAL MOVED TO SUNDAY** Ready for a shuckin’ good time? 10,000 oysters on the way to the Midlands

Tyler Ryan learns about the 2019 South Carolina Oyster Festival

****UPDATE:  OYSTER FESTIVAL MOVED TO SUNDAY**** COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) – It is a time honored tradition and an annual favorite – 10,000 pounds of fresh gulf coast oysters brought the Midlands for an afternoon of shucking and fun.  According to Liquid Asset’s Shawn Rankin, the 23rd Annual Oyster Festival is scheduled for Saturday at the Robert Mills House, starting at…

“Miracle” the dog gets a new lease on life

(CNN) — A dog who captured hearts around the world after hurricane Dorian tore through the Bahamas now has a new home. “Miracle” the dog was trapped underneath debris for more than three weeks, before he was rescued. As T.A. Walker reports he’s been been given a new lease on life now that he’s been adopted by a local family….