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“He Was Among the Best of Us”: People Reflect on Sen. Fritz Holling’s Legacy

The Senator's body lay in repose at the State House Monday

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Hundreds visited the State House to pay their respects to Senator Fritz Hollings as his body lay in repose Monday. Several people from all walks of life said they fondly look back at Hollings’s legacy, including Bishop Fred James, a longtime leader in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. “For fifty-five years, it was my privilege and…

SC Democratic Party Holding Palmetto Blue Dinner and Convention

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – The head of the Democratic National Committee is the keynote speaker of a South Carolina Democratic Party fundraiser. Tom Perez delivered the address at Friday night’s inaugural Blue Palmetto Dinner at the Medallion Center in Columbia. Perez will be talking about the need to build the party and compete on all levels. Perez was labor secretary…

Video: A Glance at Saturday’s Democratic Primary

Columbia, S.C (WOLO) — The South Carolina Democratic primary is days away when South Carolina voters will head to the polls to vote for Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Clinton and Sanders are getting ready to battle it out in the Palmetto State, Clinton hoping to maintain momentum coming off a win in Nevada. “It was…