Columbia

Watch: Skills &Drills Kicks Off

Columbia,SC. (WOLO) — School is out but that doesn’t mean your kids have to stop learning. If you’re looking for something to keep the busy this summer you don’t have to go far. The city of Columbia is offering a Skills and Drills event to help them hone in on their athletic abilities, learn new ones, and get out and…

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…