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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…

Fireflies Host Intimidators in Saturday Night Contest

Columbia Fireflies (13-9) vs. Kannapolis Intimidators (8-14) RHP Tyler Badamo (1-1, 5.09) vs. RHP Zach Thompson (0-2, 6.23) Saturday, April 30, 2016 — Spirit Communications Park — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 23 LISTEN: WGCV 620 AM, 105.1 & 96.3 FM / ColumbiaFireflies.com / TuneIn Radio App   ABOUT LAST GAME: Columbia used two big innings to cruise past…

WATCH Fireflies Get First Win Over Kannapolis, 9-2

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) — The Fireflies raced past the Intimidators on Friday night winning, 9-2, at Spirit Communications Park. Left-hander Kevin Canelon (W, 1-1) threw six innings of two-run ball and picked up his first win of the season. The Columbia (13-9) offense picked Canelon up quickly. Jeff Diehl started the second inning with a base hit up the middle. After Joe Tuschak walked, Milton Ramos dumped a…

Greenville Tops Fireflies to End Columbia’s Win Streak

By: Fireflies

GREENVILLE, SC (Fireflies) — The Fireflies had their four-game win streak snapped on Sunday, falling to Greenville, 5-1, at Fluor Field. Vinny Siena recorded two more singles, though, and went 9-for-16 at the plate during the four-game series against the Drive. The Woodbridge, Connecticut, product has reached base safely in all 18 games this season. In all of professional baseball,…

Fireflies Top Drive 7-3, Now on Four-Game Win Streak

By: Greenville Drive

Greenville, SC (Drive PR) — It was déjà vu all over again at Fluor Field on Saturday night, as the Greenville Drive were done in by a big ninth inning for the Columbia Fireflies in a 7-3 loss in front of 5,799 fans at Fluor Field. Trailing 3-2 in the final frame, the Fireflies (10-7) erupted for five runs against…