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A Familiar Face in Fig Columbia

You might notice a familiar face in the latest edition of Fig Columbia magazine.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — You might notice a familiar face in the latest edition of Fig Columbia magazine. Our very own Alicia Barnes is featured in the “Fig Authentic” section giving her “Seven Tips for Party Heaven.” In fact, the entire Spring 2016 issue is all about hospitality. Fig Columbia is a free magazine. For more information, visit www.figcolumbia.com.  …

How this season’s flu shot compares to past years

Last season's flu shot only reduced flu risk by 20%.

ATLANTA, GA (WOLO) — How effective is this season’s flu vaccine? Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say so far it’s working pretty well. The CDC says this season’s vaccine cuts the chance of getting the flu by nearly 60%. That makes it one of the most effective flu vaccines in recent years. By comparison, last season’s…

“Hoop It Up” To Help Save a Life

The Red Cross is asking for you to roll up your sleeve and help save a life.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The Red Cross is asking for you to roll up your sleeve and help save a life. The 6th Annual Columbia Lifesavers “Hoop It Up” blood drive is Friday. You can stop by from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. More information: rdcrss.org/1TBDIR8 Categories: Charity Events, Events, Events Tags: ABC Columbia,…