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Child Found Unresponsive at Swan Lake Iris Gardens

SUMTER, SC (WOLO)– Sumter Police responded to a child found unresponsive Tuesday afternoon. First responders were called at about 3:15 p.m. Tuesday to a child found unresponsive at Swan Lake Iris Gardens. Officers and other first responders attempted to revive the 1-year-old who was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Palmetto Health Tuomey, where he later died.Details remain unclear at…

Two Men Charged, Deputies Still Seeking One Suspect in Sumter County Break-ins

1/3WEAVER Jesse Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3WILSON Frank Lamar Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3HINNANT Fabyane Jamel Show Caption Hide Caption SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- Two men have been arrested and charged with breaking into home and stealing various items on Tuesday. According to the warrants, Frank Lamar Wilson Jr, 28, is charged with first-degree Burglary and Safecracking. Fabyane Jamel Hinnant,…

DHEC: Swim Advisory Still in Effect For Saluda River

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– A swim advisory remains in effect for a section of the Saluda River, according to DHEC. Temporary advisory signs are up in the area with the bacteria. DHEC says the advisory is for the section of the Saluda river, the length of Saluda Shoals park. DHEC says water quality sampling in the Lower Saluda River, in the…

Governor Henry McMaster Reacts to Healthcare Repeal Latest

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) (ABC NEWS)– Governor Henry McMaster responded Tuesday to the latest healthcare bill repeal issues. Three Republican senators have come out against Mitch McConnell’s plan to repeal Obamacare, putting the brakes on second-ditch efforts to roll back the Obama administration’s signature legislation. The revelation comes less than a day after four senators came out against McConnell’s Plan A…

Antoine Wilder Named to Wuerffel Watch List

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) – University of South Carolina sophomore linebacker Antoine Wilder is one of record 108 players under consideration for the Wuerffel Trophy, it was announced today. The Wuerffel Trophy, known as “College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service,” is presented annually by the All Sports Association in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.  Named after 1996 Heisman Trophy winning…

Newly Renovated Owens Field Park Ready for Play

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– It’s time to play! The newly renovated Owens Field Park is now open. ABC Columbia News was on hand for The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department grand opening ceremony. The  Owens Field Park Miracle League Field and Playground features a playground, equipment for special needs, and new upgraded walking trail. Mayor Steve Benjamin and Ray…

Richland Library Delegation Receives National Honor in DC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) The Richland Library has accepted the 2017 National Medal. The library delegation was in Washington, D.C. Monday to receive the honor. Melanie Huggins, Richland Library Executive Director was in DC to accept the Medal. After back-to-back years as a finalist, the Institute of Museum of Library Services (IMLS) named the library a National Medal winner for Museum…

Consumer Recall: Sabrett Hot Dogs

(CNN)–A consumer recall for those of you planning a picnic or cookout. Millions of pounds of Sabrett hot dogs and sausages — as well as similar foods sold under other popular brand names — have been recalled after customers reported small pieces of bone and cartilage in some of the foods, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection…