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The American Dream: The credit score home buying game changer

Tyler Ryan spoke with Patrick Whaley from Resource Finacle about a change in credit score tabulation for homebuyers

COLUMBIA (SC) – The housing market continues to be crazy, where potential homebuyers are having trouble finding their dream home.  The other issue for many married couples is that traditionally, once you find that forever home, if one of the spouses has a lower credit score, the lower one is used.  This could be the difference between being approved or…

For the Health of It: The importance of stretching

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss the importance of stretching prior to working out to insure overall health

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) – Everyone understands the importance of exercise, whether it is a full workout, short run, or walk with a dog.  What often gets lost, however, is the importance of stretching prior to exercise. According to Hima Dalal from Cora Health, a proper warm up increases flexibility & blood flow to a given area, which will help prevent…

The American Dream: Offerpad offers a new model in the home selling process

Tyler Ryan learns more about Offerpad, and their unique process for helping to sell your home

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) – The real estate market in the Midlands, South Carolina, and the majority of the country continues to churn at levels not recently seen.  Many would be homebuyers are having problems finding their dream homes because of low inventory, where sellers are enjoying high values and quick sales. Although it is pretty great to be able to…

The hidden benefits of Service Dogs in the classroom

Tyler Ryan speaks with Pace Academy's Debbie Bond about her service dog, and the impact on the students in her class

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) – Service dogs are increasingly being used for a myriad of purposes, from the traditional seeing eye dogs, to dogs that provide mental heath, and even dogs that can alert a medial emergency before you may even know you have one. This is the case with Apollo, Debbie Bond’s service dog.  Bond says that she has two…

American Heart of the Midands celebrates World Heart Day

Tyler Ryan speaks with Crystal Kirkland from the American Heart Association of the Midlands about the annual celebration

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) – The American Heart Association is celebrating World Heart Day on Wednesday.  According to AHA Midlands Executive Director Crystal Kirkland, heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women across the country.  Heart related issues are called the “silent killer,” according to Kirkland, who points out that if people don’t keep an eye on…

A Day of Remembering Victims of Homicide Planned for Saturday

Tyler Ryan speaks with Brian Setree with the Eagle Cold Case and Missing Person Institute about the Day of Remembrance

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) — “True crime” is, without a doubt, the number one reality television genre, only followed by paranormal, and while it makes for great entertainment for armchair detectives, the pain, questions, and lack of peace are a reality for everyone these cases touch. A 2013 Rand Corporation study reports that there are over 200,000 homicide cases that have…

NAMI celebrating acceptance and support with a street party

Tyler Ryan and NAMI's Zee Brown discuss a free event in Chapin

CHAPIN SC (WOLO) – The National Alliance on Mental Illness Mid-Carolina Chapter is hosting a Street Party on Saturday at the Tipsy Toad Tavern in Chapin.  According to MAMI Executive Director Zee Brown, the event is an annual celebration of acceptance and support. “We’re looking forward this in-person experience and are grateful for our supporters during what has been an…

South Carolina Remembers 9/11 and the Heroes lost since that morning

Tyler Ryan speaks with David Kerr about 9/11 and the ceremony planned for Saturday

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) – It was a perfect September morning on the eastern seaboard, and a beautiful blue sky was on display from New York City to Washington DC, when the world stopped in it’s tracks, and an airplane flew into the World Trade Center, followed by another, and at the moment, the innocence of a Country was gone.  In…