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Richland County council passes mandatory mask ordinance

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO, NEWS RELEASE) – The Richland County Council adopted an emergency mask ordinance that goes into effect Monday and requires residents to wear face coverings while in public to help stem the spread of COVID-19. The vote came during a special called Thursday night meeting to discuss the emergency ordinance. The ordinance says anyone entering a commercial establishment…

5 people killed after SUV hits two oncoming tractor trailers on I-26

Two others inside the van were injured and taken to the hospital

ORANGEBURG, SC (WOLO) – Five people were killed Thursday after an accident on Interstate 26 near Orangeburg. Crews work to clear the scene where a deadly accident happened on I-26 at mm 147, Thursday July 2. The accident shut down all westbound traffic for hours Thursday afternoon. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, an SUV with seven passengers was…

20yo out on bond arrested for third attempted murder charge after again shooting at someone’s car

ORANGEBURG, SC (WOLO) – An Orangeburg County man out on bond for attempted murder has been arrested on another charge of attempted murder. XAVIER JOHNSON, 20 (OCSO) Xavier Johnson, 20, has been charged with attempted murder, which will be his third pending attempted murder charge. According to an Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office arrest warrant released Thursday, deputies say Johnson drove…