July 4

PBS’ Decision to Air Taped Fireworks Display Angers Viewers

One user on social media called it "the Milli Vanilli of fireworks."

TV viewers vented on social media after PBS aired a pre-taped July 4 fireworks display Monday in lieu of live footage. The sky was overcast Monday night in Washington, D.C., so PBS chose instead to air what it called “a combination of the best fireworks from this year and previous years,” a decision greeted with mostly derision by its audience….

The Busiest Airports This July 4 Weekend

Travelers move through a security checkpoint line at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, May 19, 2016. David Goldman/AP Photo (ABC News) – When it comes to Independence Day celebrations, getting there can be half the battle. There will be almost 11 million air travelers this July 4 weekend, based off scheduled seats, according to travel website Hopper. With so…

Travel Security Heightened for 4th of July

(ABC News) – A day before millions of travelers are expected to hit the road, rails or sky for the long Independence Day weekend, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says Americans should expect to see more security in public places during their holiday. “The American public should expect to see, this July 4th weekend, an enhanced security presence at airports,…

City Offices to Close in Observance of Independence Day

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – As the holiday weekend approaches and you prepare family celebrations with picnics and barbecues, please be reminded that government offices will be closed. City of Columbia offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016 in observance of Independence Day. Garbage, recycling and yard waste scheduled for Monday, July 4 will be collected onTuesday, July 5. Garbage,…