Back to School

National outlook: Back to school time across the Country

ABC NEWS– More than 163-thousand Americans have died from COVID-19 in the United States, Despite some numbers going down across the country, there is an alarming trend of rising cases in children, as the debate on whether to reopen schools continues. ABC’s Reena Roy reports. Categories: National News Tags: Back to School, Coronavirus

Midlands church seeking donations for Back to School Supply Giveaway

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–For those who need a little help getting ready to go back to school, one Midlands church is hoping to help out. The church is asking for your help with donations. They are looking for school supply donations right now, like notebooks and pencils. Brookland United Methodist Church, along with several other organizations, are gearing up to host…

It’s back to School time in the Midlands

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–More students are back in class for their first day of school. On Wednesday, students in Lexington Richland District Five and Richland District Two headed back to class for the first day of school. ABC Colubmbia news also caught up with students, earlier in the week, as they went back to class in Richland School District One. Categories:…

Back-To-School Photo Contest

Let's see those Back-to-School photos! Vote for a chance to win a prize pack!

  /**/     Official Contest Rules for the Back-To-School Photo Contest Dates: August 17, 2017 – August 31, 2017 WOLO-TV (Columbia Television Broadcasters, Inc. (from here on, “the station”) is holding a promotional contest in association with Tokyo Grill and Royal Automotive Tech’s “the sponsors”.  The contest will be open at www.abccolumbia.com (from here on, the “station’s website”) from…

DHEC: Before You Head Back to School, Head to Doctor’s Office

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and here in the Palmetto State, next week, August 14 through 21, is South Carolina Immunization Week. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is using the month to remind parents – who are getting their kids ready to head back to school – to make sure their little ones are up-to-date on…

Thousands of Free Back-to-School Kits to be Distributed

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Make sure your child heads back to school this fall prepared. Molina Healthcare of South Carolina, along with Wateree Community Action Organization, will be handing out 2,000 free school supplies kits, packed in backpacks, at a back-to-school bash Saturday at the Charles Drew Wellness Center. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to noon. The kits…

Watch: Back to School Health Tips

ABC NEWS- It’s back to school for students in the Midlands and they might need to be prepared with more than backpacks and school supplies. Here’s Dr. Timothy Johnson with health tips for heading back to school. Categories: Local News, News Tags: Back to School, Health

Students in the Midlands Head Back to School

Lexington County, S.C. (WOLO) — Students are gearing up for another year in the classroom. On Monday, the halls of White Knoll Elementary were crowded with students, parents, and teachers kicking off a new school year. Parents and students had mixed emotions about school being back in session. As for administrators, Principal Nicole Mitchell says ushering in a new year…

Teaching Vacancies in Some SC School Districts

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) – As students head back to classes there are still teaching vacancies in school districts across South Carolina and it’s a problem that seems to occur yearly. The Greenville News reports that classes resume on Tuesday in the Greenville County School District that has more than 74,000 students. As of Friday, Greenville still had vacancies for 19…