Columbia

Watch: Midlands Events: Recycling, Drills and Skills

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)-The City of Columbia is kicking off Summer Camp and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is Recycling, these are just some of the Midlands happenings this week. In the City of Columbia, sign up has begun for the Drills and Skills event in the city. The Summer Sports Camps give children an opportunity to take part in everything…

Slide the City in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -You can beat the heat Saturday at one of the largest slip and slide events in the country. “Slide the City’ has set up a 1,000 foot waterslide in Columbia for a Saturday water event. Slide the City is being held near Finlay Park on Gadsden Street. Hours are 9am-2pm and 2pm-7pm. Tickets range from $35-$60 Categories:…

Watch: Officers/Leaders Rappel 20-Story Building

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– It’s not ‘Spiderman’, but local heroes went rappeling down a 20 story building all for a good cause. Midlands officers and Local leaders took to new heights to raise awareness for people facing hunger in the Midlands on Friday. Harvest Hope Food Bank’s ‘Over The Edge To End Hunger’ event drew crowds on Main Street as the…

Fireflies Fall to GreenJackets in Series Finale

AUGUSTA, GA (Fireflies PR) — The Fireflies and GreenJackets seesawed back and forth early Wednesday night, but Columbia fell to Augusta, 7-3, at Lake Olmstead Stadium in the series finale. Seven Fireflies – including Milton Ramos – registered at least one base hit.   Augusta (30-28) got on the board first. Leadoff batter Jalen Miller singled and moved to second…

Watch: Columbia Mayor kicks off Drills and Skills

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin is kicking off Summer Camp. Wednesday, the Mayor was at Charles Drew Wellness center to announce the sign up has begun for the Drills and Skills event in the city. The Summer Sports Camps give children an opportunity to take part in everything from Football to Cheerleading. For information on how you can…

City of Columbia Public Safety Job Fair

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) —Grab those resumes, those looking to serve and protect the community can attend a job fair Saturday. There will be a Public Safety Job Fair Saturday, June 4. It starts at 10:00 a.m. and runs until 2:00 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Teams in attendance include: Fire Department- 12:00 p.m. demonstration…

Watch: Midlands Happenings Summer Camps

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– A look at Midlands Happenings on this Monday include a Ribbon Cutting for a new Playground, Summer Camp with some Furry Friends at Pawmetto Lifeline and Sign up for City of Columbia camps. The City of Columbia Parks and Recreations Department is accepting registrations for its 2016 Summer Camp program. Various summer camps will be held beginning…

Fireflies-Drive Game One Suspended Saturday

By: Fireflies

GREENVILLE, SC (Fireflies) — Due to a technical issue with the left-field light tower at Fluor Field, Saturday night’s game between Columbia and Greenville was suspended after four and a half innings. The game will resume – beginning with the bottom of the fifth – on Sunday starting at 2 p.m. Sunday’s originally scheduled game at 4:05 p.m. will go…

Fireflies Take on Greenville Saturday Night at Fluor Field

By: Fireflies

Columbia Fireflies (15-13) @ Greenville Drive (14-13) RHP Tyler Badamo (1-2, 4.74) vs. LHP Logan Boyd (3-1, 3.91) Saturday, May 7, 2016 — Fluor Field (Greenville, SC) — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 29 LISTEN: WGCV 620 AM, 105.1 & 96.3 FM / ColumbiaFireflies.com / TuneIn Radio App   ABOUT LAST GAME: The Fireflies split a doubleheader with Greensboro…