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FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Crash on I-26 near Exit 97

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Midlands drivers taking I-26 were advised by SCDOT of a traffic crash Friday near Exit 97. First responders closed one lane in the westbound lanes at around 12:19 p.m. The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported injuries in the crash. Notice a spelling or grammar error in...
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Sheriff's Office: Man, woman had 44 pounds of meth

A man and woman are in jail after investigators say they were trafficking drugs in Cleveland County. On Monday, Aug. 15, the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office Community Interdiction Team conducted a vehicle stop on U.S. 74 at the Oak Grove Road exit, west of Kings Mountain. During the traffic...
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New stimulus proposal would give South Carolina families thousands of dollars

money in rubber bandsPictures of money (Creative Commons) A new stimulus proposal, called the Family Security Act 2.0., has been introduced by Mitt Romney, Richard Burr, and Steve Daines. Under this proposal, families would receive $350 per month for each qualifying child ages five years old and under. For any families with children ages six to seventeen years old, the parents would receive $250 a month for each qualifying child.
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Columbia Police actively investigate shooting

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — The Columbia Police Department is investigating a shooting they say took place in broad daylight Thursday. According to CPD the incident took place in the 5100 block of North Main Street this just before 7pm. With this still being in the early stages of their investigation, officials have not been able to release many details about the shooting. However, ABC Columbia News has learned that a woman was struck during the altercation. Police say she suffered a gun shot wound to the lower body, but say the injury does not appear to be life threatening.
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Things to know before heading to Soda City Comic Con this weekend

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) -Are you heading to Soda City Comic Con this year? If you are there are some changes and tips you should know. This year organizers posted an update to their bag policies,. “Starting in 2022, Soda City Comic Con will be a clear bag event. This policy...
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Cause of fire at The Grand on Main identified

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) — Officials say they've identified the cause of a fire at The Grand on Main in Columbia that has closed the restaurant temporarily. Officials from the Columbia-Richland Fire Department believe that the fire was caused by a malfunctioning oven, which ignited grease in the exhaust hood, officials said.
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Columbia man charged after breaking into cars, hiding from officer

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A man has been charged with six counts of auto-breaking and possession of burglary tools. According to the Columbia Police Department, Jaheim Thomas, 20, is accused of breaking into cars on 325 Taylor St. Wednesday. Police say Thomas was captured after an officer saw him hiding...
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Rail car art exhibit proposed for Irmo

Irmo could soon have a new “Welcome to Irmo” public art display that would include historical images portraying the history of the town. It would be displayed on a retired rail box car in a highly visible area of the town. The unusual project was proposed to the...
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From Ashes to Wow!

The Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia’s building at Maxcy Gregg Park burned in December 2018. On August 29 the organization is excited to host an open house to view the newly reconstructed building from 10 a.m.–noon at 1605 Park Circle, Maxcy Gregg Park. City dignitaries, council club...
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Lexington opens 48 hundred square foot animal barn

Lexington, SC (WOLO) — Together with the Sheriff’s Department, Lexington County Animal Services celebrated a new facility to help large animals. The departments cut the ribbon on a new 48 hundred square foot barn that is able to accommodate larger animals like horses, cows, pigs and other domestic farm animals.
LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC

9 new businesses coming to Forest Acres

FOREST ACRES, S.C. — In the City of Forest Acres, business is green and growing according to Mayor Frank Brunson. "I think people are realizing what we've always had here," Brunson said. "We are a city that has a neighborhood feel." In the past few months, the city has...
FOREST ACRES, SC
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The unsettled weather pattern continues

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A front will continue to lift north today. Showers will be likely through the early afternoon hours. Some drier air may work into the area later this afternoon and this evening. There will still be a chance for a few showers and storms this evening and tonight. More sunshine is forecast for Saturday, but the chance for rain will increase Sunday.
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