Anchor Crysty Vaughan

Gas Prices still down, but could rise soon with reopenings

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Prices at the pump are still going down. According to GasBuddy gas prices dropped 6 cents a gallon in the past week. Drivers in Columbia are paying an average of $1.43 a gallon. Gas prices in Columbia are 10 cents cheaper than a month ago. The national average has actually jumped to a $1.75 a gallon, according…

Local Living: State Museum offers E learning plus, historic artifacts

State Museum offers E learning, plus introduces new SC artifact

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The South Carolina State Museum is now home to another historic artifact. State Museum officials say they now have a walking stick once owned by famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The stick was given to him as a gift when he visited Charleston in March of 1888. According to the museum, the Douglass walking stick is one of a…

Looking for curbside, take out? Check out our ‘We’re Open’ section

A working list of local restaurants in the Midlands and whether they offer carry out, delivery, or curbside pickup

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–During this time of quarantine many of you may be asking “where can I get take out or curbside?” To help you out, we here at ABC Columbia have added a “We’re Open” link on our web site https://www.abccolumbia.com/were-open-find-local-businesses/ Just click on the link, there you will find a working list of local restaurants in the Midlands and whether…

Take out, delivery? Check out our ‘We’re Open’ section

A working list of local restaurants with take out, delivery, or curbside

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– With all South Carolina restaurants and bars closed for dine-in during the coronavirus pandemic, many restaurants are operating on a to-go only model. So how do you know where to order take out from? To help you out, we here at ABC Columbia have added a “We’re Open” link on our web site. https://www.abccolumbia.com/were-open-find-local-businesses/ In this link you…

BI-LO, Publix, Kroger to operate special ‘seniors’ hours

BI Lo Designating special shopping hour dedicated to seniors from 8 – 9 a.m., Monday through Friday, in all stores

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Southeastern Grocers , which operates Bi-LO, announced it will set aside a special shopping hour dedicated to seniors and high-risk customers from 8 am to 9 am, Monday through Friday, in all stores. The pharmacy locations will open at 8 a.m. on weekdays to provide prescription refills, influenza and pneumonia vaccines and customer counseling, say store officials….

Local Living: A look at some of the events canceled due to Coronavirus concerns

From St Pats in Five Points to The Cup - Here's a list of some events that are canceled or postponed

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– There is a big line up of local events that are being impacted due to concerns over the coronavirus. One of the Midlands largest events, the annual St. Pats Festival in Five Points, has been postponed. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin says he and the Five Points Merchants Association agreed with the decision and that it will be…

Local Living: Jeff Dunham brings his ‘Seriously!?’ Tour, Plus Seinfeld at the Township

Crysty Vaughan takes a look at some of the concerts, event happenings in Local Living

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–In our look at ‘Local Living’ we are talking comedy in Columbia. Are you in the mood to laugh? Comedian Jeff Dunham is bringing his ‘Seriously!?’ International Tour to Colonial Life Arena Wedensday. Dunham, a popular comedian and ventriliquist will be in Columbia Wednesday night at 7pm. Tickets are still on sale, click here for more information https://www1.ticketmaster.com/jeff-dunham/event/2D005731B4FF8C2C&brand=CLA…

Local Living: Spring Craft show and Seinfeld in Columbia

Crysty Vaughan takes a look at some of the concerts and happenings in Local Living

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–In our look at ‘Local Living’ it will soon look a lot like Spring, at least at the State Fairgrounds. This weekend the annual Craftsmen’s Spring Classic returns. The craft show will take place in both the Cantey and Goodman buildings. The show features southern artisans with work ranging from pottery and woodwork to ornaments and handmade jewelry….

Local Living: KISS and Amore under the Stars for your Valentine

Crysty Vaughan takes a look at some of the Valentine's Week happenings in Local Living

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Grab your calendars, topping our look at Local Living, rock legends take the stage this week. KISS is bringing the ‘End of the Road Tour’ to Colonial Life Arena February 11, 2020. The band announced that David Lee Roth has been added as a special guest to the last legs of the ‘END OF THE ROAD TOUR’. Tickets…

Local Living: We investigate the newest exhibit at the State Museum

Crysty Vaughan takes a look at some of the weekend happenings in Local Living

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– In our look at Local Living, calling all sleuths! Our Curtis Wilson goes behind the scenes to investigate the newest exhibit, speaking with the Museum’s Jared Glover. The South Carolina State Museum is unveiling the secrets of one of the most revolutionary literary detectives in history. You can check out the International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes at the Museum….