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Tasty Tuesday: Water won’t help with the heat and other hot sauce tips

Local company General's Hot Sauce shares some tips and ideas for hot hot hot sauce.

  COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) — “It’s all in the peppers,” says founder of General’s Hot Sauce Dan Ballister says about his over the top hot sauce options.  Ballister came up with the idea in the place where all great ideas are born, at least according to him, while tailgating. Ballister had the concept plan in place.  Once he had acquired investors,…

Lugoff Karate Kids Kick for the Olympics

LUGOFF, S.C. (WOLO) – A karate team out of Lugoff has been invited to train at the Olympic Training Center, ahead of the first time the sport will be featured in the Olympic Games. The eight kids from Carolina Family Karate want to head to Lake Placid February 16 through 20 to train with karate champion Tokey Hill. The athletes are…

Get Fit Friday – stay fit with a can of soup

You don't need a gym membership to have an impact on your health

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)–It is no secret that exercise, of any kind, can have a profound impact on your overall health, and with the new year, many people resolve to get into shape.  Although the intention is made in earnest, execution tends to wane, when life, family, work, or even access gets in the way. “Most any exercise,” says ACE Fitness…

The Township goes old school Saturday night

The Kings and Queens of Hip-Hop appear in Columbia over the weekend.

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)–If you are fan of “old school” rap and hip-hop, Saturday night promises to entertain as the “Kings and Queens of Hip Hop” tour comes to Columbia. DMX, Ja Rule, Juvenile, Ying Yang Twins, and many others will appear at the Township Auditorium. Rap artist Saraphim Benjamin says that there will be more than eight artists performing at…

The Fifth Season: Prom Season

As prom approaches, you can one-stop shop this weekend

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO)–As prom season for schools across the country approaches, high school students start looking for the newest trends in style and fashion.  As an alternative to spending days driving all around town, looking for dresses, tuxes, limos, and flowers, on Sunday the PromMania event offers one-stop shopping. According to event organizer Tim Lawing from Tim’s Touch Florist in…

On the Job: City Park Rangers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Good Morning Columbia is starting a new series called “On the Job,” to showcase some of the unique positions that keep Midlands residents busy. For the first installment, Grace Joyal shadowed Karen Kustafik, the assistant superintendent for environmental services with the City of Columbia Park Rangers. To learn more about what it takes to be a park…