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How to get through a holiday pandemic without stress eating

Some ways to keep from turning to comfort food to get you through what has been a stressful year for many

(CNN) — In times of stress some people gave a tendency to turn to comfort food, but overdoing it can lead to low energy levels, bloating, upset stomach and over time weight gain. Mandy Gaither has 6 ways to tame the urge to stress eat. Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features

Comedian brings laughs to Segra Park Friday

Funny man Rob Schneider is hoping to lighten things up with a few laughs at Segra Park Friday November 20

Image: Columbia FireFlies Columbia, SC (WOLO) — 2020 has been a rough, unpredictable and in some cases devastating year for many not just here in the Palmetto state but across the country and the world as people comes to terms with the ‘new normal’ of an ongoing pandemic. While the coronavirus is ongoing, and daily numbers continue to spike, one…

Tasty Tuesday: Awesome sides just in time for the Holidays

Tyler Ryan and Mary Ann Keim cover super simple traditional Holiday sides with a bit of a twist

  LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) – Although the Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations and parties may look a bit different this year, whether you are enjoying a large gathering or more intimate affair, yummy sides for the big meals are a must.  This week, we decided to make a couple of classics, macaroni and cheese, and a broccoli and cheese casserole.  Of…

State House Christmas tree covered in lights, ready to shine

The State House tree will be lit during the 54th annual Governor's Carollighting

Columbia, SC (WOLO) -It is going to start to look more like the holidays at the State House. 13,000 lights have been officially wrapped around the State Christmas tree, along with a star tree-topper. The tree will be officially lit at the Governors Carolighting Sunday, November 22nd. Due to covid-19, the Carolighting event will be at reduced capacity, limited to…

Edventure Children’s Museum hosts ‘First Responder Appreciation Day’

The free visits will run every Wednesday through the end of the year starting November 18

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — EdVenture Children’s Museum is hosting a free “First Responder Appreciation Day” for every Wednesday until the end of the year. First Responders and their immediate families are invited to visit the museum for free beginning next Wednesday, November 18-th. Advanced tickets are encouraged through the EdVenture Children’s Museum website and keep in mind a photo ID…

Grocery chain teams with insurance company to take a load of your plate

Get turkey insurance to make sure that Thanksgiving meal is completely covered

(CNN) — This year more people may be hosting a smaller more intimate Thanksgiving and cooking their own turkey as opposed to the larger style feast for family and friends than we are traditionally used to. Since turkey can be tricky, one grocery chain is teaming up with an insurance company to offer their first ever “turkey insurance.” Mandy Gaither…