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On the Job: Brewing Beer at River Rat

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – After about three years in business, Columbia-based River Rat Brewery has expanded distribution to North Carolina, and continues to grow. In that time, brewmaster Drew Walker’s job description has, as well. Good Morning Columbia’s Grace Joyal spent a morning working with Walker to find out what goes into brewing beer. It turns out, there’s more to…

Can you eat 5 pounds of BBQ Saturday Morning?

Tyler Ryan learns about the Annual Commissioners Cup BBQ Cook-off at the Farmers Market

CAYCE SC (WOLO)–On Saturday, over 40 BBQ cooking teams will go head to head…to head…at the annual Commissioners Cup BBQ cook-off and Festival.  According to the SC Department of Agriculture’s Stephanie Sox, the cook-off is only one part of the day, which will include vendors, music, an antique tractor parade, and other family events. The event is in it’s 6th…

How do interest rate impact the American Dream

Tyler Ryan learns about the rise of the interest rate's impact on buying and selling houses

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)-“Motion causes emotion,” says SC Dream Home’s Clay Vassey of the change in the interest rate on home loans.  Vassey’s reference to the recent one point increase in the rate, from 3.5 percent to 4.5 percent, in a very hot real estate market.  “There were about 3,000 new home builds last year,” he says, noting the geographical location…

Fun, music, romance, and dice – All on 1 stage

Tyler Ryan gets a preview of the Village Square production of Guys and Dolls

  LEXINGTON SC (WOLO)-“It’s a show about romance, comedy, and gambling,” says Clayton King, who plays Nathan Detroit in the Village Square Theatre production of Guys and Dolls.  The original Broadway production, which opened in 1950 ran for 1200 shows, and now audiences can experience the world of the 1950’s New York City gambling underworld. Village Square Theatre, according to…

How to say goodbye without the drama

Pamela Eyring explained to Tyler Ryan the profession way to leave your gig

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)–According to Protocol School of Washington’s Pamela Eyring, nearly three million turn in their notice every month, making it a nine-year high. With the large number of people opting out of their gig, economists are pleased with the sign of a growing economy, as employees feel confident then can find a new position.  Eyring, however, offers several tips…

Eliza & Friends Running to Raise Money for Sanfilippo Research

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – As a Columbia 5K enters its third year raising money for research into Sanfilippo Syndrome, a Forest Acres girl who’s benefitted from the effort will be running alongside participants. The O’Neill family, of “Saving Eliza” fame, is hosting the Glo For A Cure 5K Saturday, March 25 in Columbia. This year, Eliza O’Neill, who captured hearts…