Anchor Crysty Vaughan

Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Segra Park

You can lace up your shoes for the cause Saturday, October 30

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– You can lace up your shoes for a good cause this weekend. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s event takes place Saturday, October 30 at Segra park. Registration begins at 9am. Participants can honor those affected by the disease and share their personal reasons to end the disease. To register or for more information visit: alz.org/walk. Categories: Digital…

Gas prices spike again in SC

In the Midlands, drivers are paying an average of $2.86 a gallon

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–If  you are filling up this week, gas prices have risen, again in South Carolina. In the Midlands, drivers are paying an average of $2.86 a gallon. Gas prices in Columbia are nearly 5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. AAA says the national average has soared to $3.14 a gallon. GasBuddy reviews stations across the…

Gas Prices on the rise as we head into Summer Season

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are filling up at the pump, gas prices are rising…again. Right now in the Midlands, drivers are paying an average of $2.54 a gallon, according to Gas Buddy. Prices in Columbia are up nearly a nickel from last week. The national average is $2.89 a gallon. According to Gas Buddy, prices will surge as we…

A look at Labor Day Deals and Savings

ABC NEWS–Typically the long labor Day weekend is a big kick off to the back to school and Fall shopping season. But this year it may look different due to the pandemic. Still, there are deals. ABC’s Janai Norman takes a look at the top Labor Day deals and trends. Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features Tags: Anchor Crysty Vaughan, Labor…

Local Living: Harvest Hope ”Fill the Gap’ campaign taking food donations

Crysty Vaughan takes a look at Local Living: Harvest Hope Food Bank needs your help in re-stocking shelves

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– In your look at Local Living, Harvest Hope Food Bank needs your help in re-stocking the shelves. The “Fill the Gap” campaign is underway right now. Throughout the month, Harvest Hope is asking the community to donate different items each week for those struggling during the pandemic. Officials are asking you to donate canned fruits and vegetables…

Enforcement of Parking Meters underway in phases in Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Grab your change. The City of Columbia has already begun phasing in parking enforcement for meters and parking facilities. Now through May 31 they will only issue warnings, say city officials. Full enforcement of parking meters will begin June 1, 2020. The details from the City are listed below. Per City of Columbia, press release: Beginning Monday…

Cooper River Bridge Run canceled for this year

CHARLESTON, SC (WOLO)– The Cooper River Bridge Run has been cancelled this year. The event posted a statement on its’ Twitter page https://twitter.com/CRBridgeRun The statement reading, in part, ‘We sincerely hoped the conditions around COVID-19 would improve enough to continue our tradition in 2020. Based on the decision of our City leadership, local health experts, and community leaders, it has…

City of Columbia to begin reactivation of parking meter enforcement

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you have plans to head downtown Columbia in the coming weeks, you need to know that parking meters will soon be enforced again. The City of Columbia says next week they will begin phasing in parking enforcement for meters and parking facilities. Starting Monday May 18-May 31 they will only issue warnings. Full enforcement of parking…