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Meet the SC State Fair circus Ringmaster

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — ABC Columbia went under 48 foot tall big top for the second day of the South Carolina State Fair. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the annual event, this year fair organizers decided to bring in a a circus. The hour long show runs every day throughout the fair at 2:30PM, 5PM, and a third show…

Local Living: Dishing on Oktoberfest and Restaurant Week

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– It’s the most edible time of the year! Here’s Crysty Vaughan with the ‘dish’ in Local Living. Foodies listen up now is your chance to try something new on the menu. It’s Restaurant Week in Columbia. The 11 day food festival allows you to experience all the different eateries in the Midlands and their specials. Restaurants tend…

Path 2 Redemption Conference in the Midlands

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)- Path 2 Redemption is a program that was created to help former incarcerated persons reenter into society and into the workforce. The conference will take place Thursday, November 7th at Benedict College from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. If you would like more information on this event or to register click here. If you would like more…

2019 SC State Fair opens gates to near record breaking crowds

ABC Columbia image- John Odom Columbia, SC (WOLO) — the South Carolina State has only been open for one day, and according to  state fair officials,  the first day of the 150th anniversary opened to ” near record setting” revelers eager to check out all of the new features on display this year. Fair officials, tell ABC Columbia News, 39,416…

ABC Columbia takes to the sky in 150 foot high Ferris Wheel at Fair

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–ABC Columbia’s Josh Berry got a sneak peak at the new ride, the ‘150 celebration wheel’. The ferris wheel will be making its North American ride debut here in Columbia. According to the fair, the 150 foot high Ferris Wheel includes 36 temperature-regulated gondolas. The South Carolina State Fair runs October 9- 20. For more on the State…

“Communities in Schools” hosting career fair for high school students

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)- Do you know a high school student that may be at risk of dropping out? Program Communities in Schools (CIS) is hosting a career fair Thursday, October 17th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at Columbia High School. Students will have the opportunity to work on college applications, resume’s and meet with businesses. The career fair also…

Local Living: Spirits Alive! Take a Halloween themed Cemetery Tour in Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Get ready to be spooked. Here’s Crysty Vaughan with a look at ‘Local Living’. This Thursday, October 10, The Historic Columbia Foundation invites you to ‘Spirits Alive’ The guided tour runs from 6pm to 9:30pm and meets at Elmwood Cemetery, 501 Elmwood Avenue, Columbia, SC. The ‘Spirits Alive; tour features costumed tour guides, snacks and other Halloween…