Digital Exclusives and Features

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

Black History Moment

Jonas Thomas Kennedy

Today we celebrate Jonas Thomas Kennedy in our Black History Moment. Kennedy is a Bennetsville native who turned his love of farming into his life work. Kennedy was named farmer of the year in 1977 for his great ability to raise turkey’s. Former president Lyndon B. Johnson invited Kennedy to take part in the National Farm Policy Conference. He also…

Exclusive Series: Lab at USC Leading Field of Marijuana Research

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – As medical marijuana clears its first hurdles inside the State House, the debate over research into its effects on health has reignited. It turns out, that one lab at the University of South Carolina has been leading the field for years. Dr. Prakash Nagarkatti, Vice President for Research at the University, led one of the first teams in…