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City’s Financial Workshop Postponed due to Weather

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Due to inclement weather, the Start Fresh! Financial Education Workshop that was scheduled forSaturday, January 23, has been postponed. The Start Fresh! Financial Education Workshop dates have been moved to the following days: January 30, 2016 February 6, 2016 February 13, 2016 For more information, please call Community Development at (803) 545-3373. Categories: Local News Tags: Columbia,…

8 People Indicted on Federal Human Trafficking Charges

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ Eight Columbia residents have been indicted on federal charges of conspiracy and sex trafficking. The 26-count indictment was announced on Thursday by U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles. Department of Homeland Security Special Agent Nick Annan called human trafficking a form of modern-day slavery and says that during the past two years the agency has doubled the number…

I-77 North Lanes Near Columbia Closed for Emergency Repairs

Interstate I-77 North (WSOC) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Workers have closed two lanes on Interstate 77 in Columbia for emergency repairs after the pavement began to crumble. The South Carolina Department of Transportation said in a news release it hopes to finish the repairs on a 150-foot stretch of the northbound lanes near Shop Road and mile marker 7 by…