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Assisted living holiday visitation amid pandemic

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – Residents at a local assisted living facility are able to feel the warmth of a hug from family and friends this season.  Spending the holidays with the ones you love wasn’t possible for residents in South Carolina nursing homes and assisted living facilities last year due to COVID restrictions. Staff at Palmettos of Parklane say it’s…

Deputies: Nursing home employee arrested after attempting sexual act with resident

COLUMBIA (WOLO):A Sumter County nursing home employee was arrested early Saturday morning for reportedly attempting to engage in a sexual act with a resident. The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office says the employee, 36 year old Towodi Shequoyah, was found by another employee doing her rounds in the 73 year-old female victim’s room with his pants down and his genitals exposed. The…