Columbia

WATCH: Tourists Beat Fireflies in Series Finale

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) – Columbia and Asheville played another tight one on Sunday night, but the home team fell in the series finale, 4-1, to the Tourists. J.C. Rodriguez, Tucker Tharp and Eudor Garcia each stroked a double for the Fireflies. Joe Shaw (L, 5-8) pitched well for Columbia (12-23, 48-57). The Texan went seven strong innings to match his career-high and struck…

Fireflies Fall to Lexington, 12-11

LEXINGTON, KY (Fireflies) – The Fireflies erased a four-run ninth-inning deficit, but lost in walk-off fashion on Sunday to the Legends. Travis Maezes hit the game-winning home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, sealing Columbia’s 12-11 loss. The Fireflies smashed three home runs at Whitaker Bank Ballpark – including two in the top of the ninth….

Taking A Stand for Kids Forum in Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– City of Columbia Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine is hosting a Town Hall meeting Thursday, “Taking a Stand for our Kids”. According to organizers, the Thursday night panel discussion and town hall meeting will focus on race relations and current events as it relates to children and starting the conversation at home. This forum is hosted by the…

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…