Christmas

One man dead after a shooting on Christmas day

KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WOLO) – One man is dead after a shooting on Christmas day in Lugoff. According to the Kershaw Sheriff’s Office, at around 8:20 p.m. deputies were called to a shooting on Horsehead Lane. The Kershaw County Coroner David West identified the victim as Jerry Lee “Bubba” Trimnal, Jr. Investigators say the suspects are two black males who…

Fewer bellringers means fewer donations at the Salvation Army of the Midlands

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The Salvation Army of the Midlands says there is a decrease in kettle workers and donations this Christmas.  The organization says the decrease in donations aren’t due to the lack of giving but to the shortage of kettle workers. Salvation Army’s Area Commander Major Mark Craddock says it has been difficult to hire workers during the pandemic. …

Assisted living holiday visitation amid pandemic

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – Residents at a local assisted living facility are able to feel the warmth of a hug from family and friends this season.  Spending the holidays with the ones you love wasn’t possible for residents in South Carolina nursing homes and assisted living facilities last year due to COVID restrictions. Staff at Palmettos of Parklane say it’s…

Cayce Police Department and local businesses host bike giveaway

CAYCE, S.C. (WOLO) – Christmas came early for some children in Cayce, all thanks to the Cayce Police Department and local businesses. The police department had several bikes that were seized and abandoned. Cayce Police Chief Chris Cowan says they figured it would be a great gift to children in need. Local business Dialed Bicycles repaired the bikes and 212…

Christmas packages for South Carolina inmates

  COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Christmas gifts are going out to inmates across South Carolina, all thanks to the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Around 2,100 churches made its way to Columbia to drop of gifts at Shandon Baptist Church. “In our prison system as you would well expect inmates feel they are very much alone, they are separated from their…