public safety

Dynamite Disposal set for Tuesday

If you hear loud blasts in one part of Lexington County on Tuesday don't be alarmed. Deputies say they plan to dispose of 400 pounds of dynamite.

LEESVILLE, S.C. (WOLO) — If you hear loud blasts in one part of Lexington County on Tuesday don’t be alarmed. Deputies say they plan to dispose of 400 pounds of dynamite. According to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, deputies will be working with the State Law Enforcement Division and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Tuesday morning…

Experts: Brace for an early mosquito season

Crews in some counties hard-hit by the flooding and rains have been out earlier than usual treating ditches to kill mosquito larvae

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Nearly six months after October’s historic floods, experts say prepare to battle the early onset of mosquito season. Crews in some counties hard-hit by the flooding and rains have been out earlier than usual treating ditches to kill mosquito larvae. Mosquitoes in South Carolina can carry a number of diseases such as West Nile virus, the…