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Troopers remind drivers of School Bus Safety in SC as students head back to class

 The South Carolina Highway Patrol will be out in full force, looking for drivers breaking the law

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – More students in the Midlands are headed back to class this week which means drivers will be sharing the roads with school busses.   The South Carolina Highway Patrol will be out in full force, looking for drivers breaking the law. Trooper David Jones says not only will Troopers be following buses but they will be riding…

Traffic safety tips as school begins this week

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – More students in the Midlands will be headed back to class this week which means drivers will be back sharing the roads with school busses.  South Carolina Highway Patrol will be out in full force looking for driver breaking the law. Trooper David Jones says not only will Highway Patrol be following buses but troopers will…

Harvest Hope Food Bank working to get meals to thousands of students

You can help the local food bank by donating or volunteering

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Harvest Hope Food Bank says throughout the school year it sends nutrition bags to children in the Midlands who do not have access to food on the weekends but with inflation, the need is growing to help more families.  The food bank says thousands of bags are ready to be sent out but there is currently…

Back-to-School supplies getting more expensive

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) Many students in the midlands will be returning to the classroom in the next few weeks and inflation is driving up cost for school supplies. The national retail federation is predicting inflation will add 40 percent more this year to the cost of school supplies. The federation also reports compared to the past three years 40% of…

Back to School Shopping amid inflation

ABC's Rebecca Jarvis has some ways to make it work

ABC NEWS- Inflation is sending prices for staples soaring. Families have to stretch even further for back-to-school supplies. ABC’s Rebecca Jarvis has some ways to make it work. Categories: National News Tags: Back to School