Those involved with the 34th annual Columbia Greek Festival were ready for a full event. However, they decided to hold just a drive-thru due to a surge in COVID cases.
“It’s free. It’s convenient. The lines are not like they used to be. You can get in and get out,” McMaster said at a press conference Monday. “Go ahead and make your decision.”
The move is part of an ongoing effort to prevent violent crime in the city
Image : CPD Columbia, SC (WOLO) — As part of the Columbia Police Chief W.H. ‘Skip’ Holbrook’s on-going efforts to cut down on violent gun crimes that take place within the City of Columbia. To curb this, the Columbia Police Department started a gun seizure effort back in February to get firearms out of the hands of those who are…
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– With heavy downpours hitting the state of South Carolina Thursday morning, Columbia’s streets are feeling the impact. Tim Scott spoke with authorities about how you can stay safe. Categories: Local News Tags: Columbia, Flooding, South Carolina Roads
Vice President Mike Pence is in Columbia
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Vice President Mike Pence is in Columbia. Air Force Two landed just before 11 am ET Thursday morning. During his visit, the Vice President made a surprise stop at Doc’s BBQ on Shop Road. He and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster met with folks eating at the restaurant. VP Mike Pence visits Columbia, SC The Vice President…
Murders and gunshot victims rose in the City in 2019, say officials
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –There have been a growing number of gun crimes in the city of Columbia, and the Mayor says it’s time to address what he calls a “public health crisis.” And in Richland County, some techniques to help deescalate crime are already starting to make a difference throughout Richland county. With a growing number of gun crimes in…
The new proposal would extend enforcement hours from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –If you’re heading down to Five Points in a month, you could be paying more money in the meter. The City of Columbia is considering a proposal that would extend enforcement of parking meters for two more hours, stretching from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day. Some members of the City Council say this idea came…
More people attended First and Second Round games in Columbia than any other tournament site
March Madness may have passed over the Midlands eight months ago, but the city is still embracing the economic impact it left behind.
Columbia, SC (WOLO) — One of Columbia’s city parks is about to get a serious makeover. City officials are in the process of changing the face of Finlay Park to give it a new look. Thursday, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin announced a compete overhaul of the park which he says will carry a total price tag of 18 million dollars….
Morning Fire on Heyward Street, Columbia Fire Investigating
Columbia Fire Department say they have contained a house fire on the 3200 block of Heyward Street overnight.