Digital Exclusives and Features

Police officer breaks it down in hilarious Easter dance battle

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee – Video of a Chattanooga police officer is drawing praise from people on Facebook. Officer Michael Ampthor was caught on camera doing the “stanky leg” in a dance battle ahead of a community Easter event. Ampthor even got the Easter bunny to join in. “This brought tears of joy to my eyes to see the love and respect…

Days days of empowerment for women planned for next week

Courses on salary negotiation, safe workplaces, and a gubernatorial forum

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)-The Women’s Right and Empowerment Network (WREN) is planning their second summit, themed “Women’s Economic Empowerment,” for Monday and Tuesday.  According to WREN Communication Director Emme Crawford, the first day will include speakers, breakout sessions, and workshops on several topics including salary negotiation, creating a safe workplace and more. The second day, according to Crawford includes a gubernatorial…

Taking 10,000 small steps to make a statement

The annual 5K NAMI walk planned for the weekend

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)-The annual NAMI Walk for Mental Health promises exercise and a message.  According to Companion Benefit Alternatives Amanda Downey, the walk is planned for Saturday morning at Finlay Park.  Downey says that a warm-up is planned for 9:00 AM with fitness guru James Patrick, followed by the 5K walk at 10:00 AM. The purpose of the walk is…

Greenville festival to draw artists, musicians from across the nation

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WOLO) – Greenville is getting ready to welcome hundreds of artists and thousands of visitors to its downtown, Mother’s Day weekend, for the annual Artisphere festival. Browse the work of artists from across the nation, in addition to listening to music from a range of bands. The festival, taking place from May 11 to 13, is totally free. Good Morning…

The customization of Open Source

The Open Source conference promises global eyes on the Capital City

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)–A technology conference titled Open Source 101 is planned for April 17, and will host representatives from the world’s top tech companies. According to Todd Lewis and and Sergio Aparicio,  Microsoft, IBM, VM Ware, Red Hat, GitHub, Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal, Lending Tree, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (technology division), the Walt Disney Company, Linux Foundation, and many more will…

Nation pauses 50 years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Bells will toll across the nation and prayers will be said as Americans of all colors and creeds are set to pause today to remember the life and civil rights legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. A huge crowd is expected to turn out at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, where King was struck…