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One suspect in hospital, One sought in bank robbery

NETHERLY2 (Photo: Forest Acres PD) Show Caption Hide Caption 20190205SUSPECTPIC image provided by Richland Co Sheriff and Forest Acres police Show Caption Hide Caption Suspect wanted in connection to the South Carolina Federal Credit union armed bank robbery/Courtesy: Angela Rogers Show Caption Hide Caption Suspect wanted in connection to the South Carolina Federal Credit union armed bank robbery/Courtesy: Angela Rogers…

Forest Acres Richland Library branch reopens Wednesday after facelift

FOREST ACRES, S.C. (WOLO) – The Forest Acres location of Richland Library reopens Wednesday after a months-long renovation. Library staff said the new Cooper is bigger and includes a “children’s makers” area for kids. The overhaul is part of a $59 million bond referendum passed by Richland County residents in 2013, to enhance library facilities across the county. A grand…

Feed an Officer Campaign Kicks Off

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Heroes in Blue’s “Feed an Officer” campaign runs through December 11. Visit a participating restaurants and simply, donate. All donations will be delivered to local departments in Richland and Lexington Counties on December 14th. The idea is to show appreciation for men and women in blue by treating them to a special lunch. On Sunday, December 4,…

Watch: Road Re-opens 8 months after October Flood

A road that was destroyed in October's once-in-a-lifetime flood re-opened Tuesday.

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) — Transportation officials are looking to improve area roads and area Dams, after the October Flood. They’re holding a meeting for neighbors in Batesburg Leesville Wednesday. In Forest Acres, A road that was destroyed in October’s once-in-a-lifetime flood re-opened Tuesday. Rockbridge Road in Arcadia Lakes, near Forest Acres, was completed eight months after the flood and ahead…

VIDEO: That’s Money, Baby!

Talk about a baby shower gift.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Talk about a baby shower gift. The SC Education Lottery says over the weekend a couple with a baby on the way won $250,000 on a scratch off ticket. It was purchased at the Kangaroo Express on Forest Drive. The expectant daddy says the win was “perfect timing.” Categories: Local News, News, Richland Tags: ABC Columbia,…

Police: Duo Used Stolen Credit Cards to Purchase $8K in Electronics

FOREST ACRES, S.C. (WOLO) — Officers with the Forest Acres Police Department are looking for two suspects who they say used stolen debit and credit cards to purchase almost $8,000 worth of merchandise. Authorities say that on Friday, April, 1 the pair broke into the victim’s vehicle in the 4100 block of Forest Drive and then used the stolen cards…