Thanksgiving

Church Thanksgiving Feast for the Community

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– A long-running tradition in Columbia is helping feed the less fortunate in our community. The special Thanksgiving meal was prepared by more than 200 volunteers from two area churches, St Peters Catholic Church and First Baptist Columbia. ABC Columbia’s Angela Rogers takes us to there. “I believe there’s nothing like being around your family, your friends, the individuals…

Happy Thanksgiving from ABC Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Happy Thanksgiving! From all of us at ABC Columbia to you and your family, we wish you an enjoyable and happy Thanksgiving! Be safe and enjoy your holiday! We will have our normal newscasts at 5am, 6pm and 11pm on Thanksgiving Day – Live from Main and Gervais!       Image:”Good Morning America.” Heidi Gutman/ABC…

A Thanksgiving Feast for Soldiers at Fort Jackson

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Thousands of troops training at Fort Jackson have to spend the Thanksgiving holiday away from home, but that doesn’t mean they won’t get a holiday feast. Wednesday afternoon the base provided a meal, complete with more than two thousand pounds of turkey. The folks at the base say its all about being a part of the Fort Jackson…

Time to think about Thanksgiving Travel

(AP) _ Get ready for bigger airport crowds over Thanksgiving this year. The main trade group for U.S. airlines predicts that 28.5 million Americans will fly over a 12-day period around the holiday, an increase of 3 percent over last year. Airlines for America officials said that the Sunday after Thanksgiving will be the busiest travel day, with about 2.9…

Some Stores Opening on Thanksgiving

(AP)– Don’t count on Thanksgiving reverting to its traditional status of feasting on turkey and giving thanks. Macy’s plans to open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, with most Macy’s stores closing at 2 a.m., and then reopening at 5 a.m. Friday. It cited “ongoing customer interest in shopping on Thanksgiving, both at Macy’s and at many other retailers.” The department store…