State Fair strengthens security following Saturday’s stampeding incident

RCSD says no shots were fired Saturday night

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Two nights after hundreds evacuated the South Carolina State Fair after hearing rumors of a potential shooting on fair grounds, fair officials are upping security to keep people safe. A larger number of Richland County Sheriff’s deputies were visible throughout the Fair Monday, and some fair attendees said there were longer lines to get through security….

RCSD warns residents of ongoing phone scam

RCSD image Richland Co., SC (WOLO) — The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is asking you to be cautious the next time you answer the phone. According the authorities, a scam has been making the rounds where they say someone is calling area residents from a number that appears to be coming from the Sheriff’s Department. Officials say the message that…

Richland Two teacher resigns one day after “altercation” with 15 year old student

Richland Co,. SC (WOLO) — The Richland Two School District says one of their educators who was placed on administrative leave Tuesday May 28th after the Richland County Sheriff’s Department says they responded to Ridge View High School for an incident between a teacher and a 15 year old student. Wednesday afternoon, Superintendent Dr. Baron Davis announced that the teacher…

RCSD: Driver deputies try to stop for speeding crashes along I-77

Richland, Co. SC(WOLO) — The Richland County Sheriff’s Department says a driver who refused to pull over and sped away from deputies Thursday night, ended up crashing along Interstate -77. Authorities say it happened near the Percival Road exit (Exit 13) around 8 Thursday evening. Deputies say the driver managed to get away from them for a while before they…