Labor day

Labor Day travelers discuss plans, gas prices, and traffic

With labor day weekend underway, travelers are already on the road. Gas prices and traffic conditions remain an annual concern.

According to AAA, the nationwide average cost of gas is around $3.81 per gallon. The average cost for a gallon of gas in South Carolina is around $3.43 per gallon. That’s down almost 30 cents per gallon from one month ago.

City of Columbia offices to be closed on Labor Day

City of Columbia offices will be closed on Monday, September 5

(Courtesy: City of Columbia) COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you need to do business with City of Columbia Government, keep in mind that Monday is a holiday. According to the City, in observance of Labor Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022. Solid Waste will be operating on regular schedule on Monday, September 5,…

Annual Chapin Labor Day Festival and Parade

Town of Chapin welcomes back tradition

CHAPIN, SC (WOLO)– An annual Labor Day tradition brought out hundreds of people today in Chapin. The Labor Day parade and Festival had concerts, food, and much more. Parade goers we caught up with say this is one of their favorite traditions. The event also featured a Taste of Chapin with food from area restaurants. Last Year’s festival was cancelled…

Health experts worry Labor Day travel could drive COVID-19 cases up

Medical experts hope Labor Day celebrations won't mean more coronavirus cases

TSA  is reporting record air travel for the pandemic era as Americans soak up what’s left of summer on this Labor day holiday. As holiday travelers gathered in large crowds on beaches and at parties, health experts worry this weekend could result in another coronavirus surge. Whitney Wild reports. Categories: Health, National News Tags: Coronavirus, Labor day

A look at Labor Day Deals and Savings

ABC NEWS–Typically the long labor Day weekend is a big kick off to the back to school and Fall shopping season. But this year it may look different due to the pandemic. Still, there are deals. ABC’s Janai Norman takes a look at the top Labor Day deals and trends. Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features Tags: Anchor Crysty Vaughan, Labor…

SC Troopers out in Force Labor Day Weekend

SC Law Enforcement will be out trying to keep you safe this holiday weekend

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– SC Law Enforcement will be out trying to keep you safe this holiday weekend. The Department of Public Safety says there will be a strong emphasis on DUI and other unsafe driving behaviors for the next several days. There were 16 fatalities during the Labor Day holiday period last year. The top three contributing factors that led…