A Southern Twist on Italian: Columbia's Cajun Chicken AlfredoMicheal KnightNewsBreak Contributor
Orangeburg's Culinary Fusion: Collard Greens in Classic CarbonaraMicheal KnightNewsBreak Contributor
Understanding Heat Pumps and Their Growing PopularityShaunMurfeeyNewsBreak Contributor
Savor the South on a Slice: Orangeburg's Unique Collard Greens and Ham PizzaMicheal KnightNewsBreak Contributor
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Warrants: Richland County man arrested after threatening to blow up SLED, ‘kill everybody’
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A Richland County man was arrested after calling the State Law Enforcement Division to make threats. According to arrest warrants from SLED, Daquan Ricardo Johnson, 33, called the state’s Special Victim’s Unit and said, “I will be sending a bomb to blow up SLED,” on Oct. 4.
A free housing clinic series aims to help families in a troubled Richland County school district
Families living in the Richland One School District live in one of the most eviction-prone school districts in the United States. There are eight municipalities within Richland One. They are, for the record, Columbia, St. Andrews, Hopkins, Dentsville, Cayce, Eastover, Gadsden, and Forest Acres. The first four listed above are...
2 suspects arrested after Meadowlake Park shooting now on probation
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The two men arrested near the scene of a mass shooting nearly a year ago are on probation. Miquise Fulwiley, 19, and Ty’Quan Kelly, 18, were pulled over after they were spotted by Richland County Sheriff’s deputies leaving the scene of Meadowlake Park on April 29 without headlights on.
Almost three weeks away until Richland County jail must address security issues
RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) — We’re a little more than 20 days away from a deadline the State Department of Corrections gave Richland County officials to correct dozens of issues found during an annual inspection. Many of those issues are safety and security related, and if they aren’t...
Armed robbery at local CVS triggers school lockdown
RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) — Two schools went on lockdown following an armed robbery at a CVS on Tuesday morning, according to the Forest Acres Police Department. Authorities say the robbery occurred around 9 am at the CVS on Two Notch Road. The suspect came into the store wearing...
Here's what you need to know before voting in the Republican Presidential primary
LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. — Many News 19 viewers have been calling in with questions about Saturday's Republican Presidential Primary. So here's a look at what you need to bring, where you need to go and how you can best prepare yourself before casting your vote. Phones have been ringing...
🚧 Leesburg Road Widening Project in Richland County, South Carolina Progresses Towards 2025 Completion
The time displayed is local to the original X account in South Carolina, USA. The ongoing construction efforts on the Leesburg Road Widening Project in Richland County, South Carolina are underway with anticipated completion in 2025. This significant infrastructure project will enhance a five-mile long stretch of Leesburg Road and aims to improve traffic flow and safety. Once completed, the road will feature two travel lanes in each direction, a dedicated center turn lane, and will provide better accommodations for both cyclists and pedestrians. The enhancements are expected to significantly benefit local transportation, reduce travel times, and improve accessibility for all road users.
Community raises money to send missing woman found dead home to her family
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)– The community came together for a special yard sale to help the family of a woman who remains were found after she was last seen 13 years ago. A few weeks ago the Richland County Sheriff’s Department announced the remains were identified as Adriana Laster, a woman who was last seen in September 2011.
Midlands counties to consolidate voting sites for Republican primary
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Some counties across the Midlands are consolidating voting precinct locations ahead of the Republican primary on Saturday. During the Democratic primary, this caused confusion for voters earlier this month. WIS News spoke with election directors from across each county to get a better understanding of how...
'To be honest, it’s about time', transgender advocate says of first federal gender-based hate crime trial
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The LaDime Doe case being heard by a federal court in Richland County and its the first of its kind. It’s the first federal gender-based hate crime trial. South Carolina trans-advocates say this case is a form of progress. “This is definitely kind of a...
16-year-old shot to death in Richland County, sheriff’s department says
Deputies found the teen unresponsive and began chest compressions in an effort to save him.
City of Columbia announces launch of Toms Creek Family Farms mobile food market
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The City of Columbia announced Thursday the launch of the Toms Creek Family Farms mobile food market in an effort to combat challenges to food access in Richland County. Toms Creek Family Farms, LLC is a small business in Hopkins, SC that has been involved with...
Richland County deputies, officers expand crisis negotiation resources
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department (CPD) and the Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) have made efforts to improve their responses and save lives in the Midlands. They are accomplishing this through Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) – a program introduced by the National Alliance on Mental Illness...
Gilbert, Lugoff-Elgin fill football head coaching vacancies. Here’s the latest
They are the final two Midlands football coaching jobs to be filled.
Driver dies after hitting a pole on US-15 in Sumter Co. this morning
SUMTER CO., S.C. (WOLO) – A driver is dead after an early morning collision today. Master Trooper Mitchell Ridgeway with the Highway Patrol says it happened on US-15 near Manning Avenue at approximately 1:55 a.m. According to investigators, the driver of a 2020 Honda Sedan travelled off the left...
Country music legends Alabama to headline inaugural Southeastern BBQ Showdown
RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) — On Monday, Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board (CCLMC) announced the headline act for the inaugural Southeastern BBQ Showdown. The Showdown will take place on June 14 and 15, 2024 at Segra Park. The headlining act will be Grammy Award-winning Country Music Legends...
Sumter County deputies search for 3 people who robbed liquor store
SUMTER COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - Deputies with the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office are asking the public for help in identifying three people who robbed an ABC liquor store Thursday morning. The trio was seen entering the store at 3350 North Main Street, where they stole a large amount of...
A Democratic model for November? A Columbia neighborhood and its older Black voters
A historic Black community in Richland County proved why President Joe Biden might have pushed for South Carolina to vote first in the nation after it saved his campaign in 2020. South Carolina is a diverse state, home to more Black voters, who traditionally lean Democratic, than other early-voting states.
Arrests made in suspected murder of vulnerable adult
Richland County deputies have arrested two people for murder in connection to a missing, vulnerable adult investigation.
New details revealed regarding Dutch Fork High School student with loaded gun at school
IRMO, S.C. (WIS) - A student at Dutch Fork High School has been charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds after the Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) was called when administration found a loaded gun in the student’s backpack. Officers say administration was notified when an...