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Gov. McMaster signs bill to aid the deaf

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Governor Henry McMaster signed a bill which helps people who are deaf or hard of hearing when they are pulled over by the police. The bill allows the DMV to make a note on the driver’s registration that they are deaf or hard of hearing. Categories: Local News Tags: bill, henry mcmaster

Senators: An education reform bill will not be passed this session

The head of the Senate Education Subcommittee says he does not his bill to be rushed through the Senate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Seeing 10,000 teachers AND THEIR SUPPORTERS stand loud and proud on the State House lawn left Governor Henry McMaster (R-South Carolina) with a strong request for his state’s lawmakers. “We’re all frustrated with the lack of response in the Senate. The Senate needs to act on the education reform bill. If we don’t pass that this year,…

“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…

Governor McMaster Calls for Trained Certified Officers in Every School

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– In the wake of the arrest of two teens in Richland county, accused of bringing an unloaded gun and ammunition on school grounds, Governor Henry McMaster is responding. The Governor wrote in a tweet…in part quote “We owe a debt of gratitude to all involved who acted so quickly and decisively.” McMaster also reiterated that he wants…