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Columbia area residents remember 9/11 tragedy 20 years later

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — Everyone seems to remember where they were when they first heard the news of the terrorist attack of September 11th 2001. Even 20 years later, remembering the tragedy is important to many people in the Midlands. “First it was confusion and then just shock,” said South Carolina resident Ron Clamp. Many Americans remember feeling the same….

South Carolina Remembers 9/11 and the Heroes lost since that morning

Tyler Ryan speaks with David Kerr about 9/11 and the ceremony planned for Saturday

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) – It was a perfect September morning on the eastern seaboard, and a beautiful blue sky was on display from New York City to Washington DC, when the world stopped in it’s tracks, and an airplane flew into the World Trade Center, followed by another, and at the moment, the innocence of a Country was gone.  In…

Memorial details released for Faye Swetlik

Memorial for Faye Swetlik will be held Friday at 7pm at Trinity Baptist Church

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Caughman Harman funeral home in Lexington tells ABC Columbia they will cover the entire cost of six year old Faye Swetlik’s funeral. According to the Caughman Harman Lexington chapel website, a memorial for Faye will be held Friday at 7pm at Trinity Baptist Church. More information can be found here https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/lexington-sc/faye-swetlik-9040559 There are three Go Fund Me…

Law Enforcement Memorial Service in Lexington County

LEXINGTON, SC (WOLO)–Law Enforcement in Lexington County gathered to honor those who lost their lives in the line of duty. Officers from Lexington County’s 15 law enforcement agencies attended the memorial service at the Mark Westbrook Judicial center on Tuesday. A Wreath was presented in honor of those who gave their lives. This week is National Police week, which runs…

Watch: Law Enforcement Honors

Columbia,S.C.( WOLO) — Law enforcement officials put their lives on the line everyday to serve and protect the community. Today those who’ve paid the ultimate sacrifice are being remembered. And a Cook Out is being held for our area first responders for all the work they do in Midlands neighborhoods. We also take a look at a picture that’s gone…

Watch : Remembering Loved Ones

Columbia,S.C., –(WOLO) South Carolina highway patrol officers came together for their annual memorial service honoring some of the more than 9 hundred people killed in traffic fatalities last year alone. Click here to find out how loved ones left behind and law enforcement honored the memory of those who lost their lives. Categories: News Tags: killed, memorial, Rochelle Dean, Sc…