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RCSD plans to destroy homeless camp near Forest Acres

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — A large homeless camp identified by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department will soon be no more. Friday, the department will oversee cleanup of a private property where it believes many individuals were staying and committing crimes. “What you see behind me is a part of Columbia that a lot of people don’t see,” said Sheriff Leon…

Body discovered in wooded area in Forest Acres

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)) – A body was discovered earlier today in a wooded area in Forest Acres between Two Notch Road and Linbrook Drive, according to the Forest Acres Police Department. Investigators say when they responded to the scene they called in the Richland County Coroner’s Office and it was confirmed the remains are human. No foul play is suspected at…

More areas in the Midlands now require a mask, effective today

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Many cities, towns and counties in our area are now requiring you to wear a mask. Richland County’s mask ordinance went into effect today, July 6, 2020. It will be in place for 61 days. Richland County Council unanimously approved the mask ordinance during a special council meeting last week. More than 65 percent of residents who…