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SC Forestry Division, National Guard Lending a Hand in Texas After Hurricane Harvey

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)-The South Carolina Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (HART)  left for Dallas Tuesday. The team is made up of eight national guard soldiers and nine rescue swimmers. Another agency that left for Texas is the state forestry commission, an agency that may not come to mind when you think about disaster recovery but is home to our state’s only…

American Idol Auditions Coming to South Carolina

CHARLESTON, SC (WOLO)-ABC is looking for the next “American Idol” with auditions happening here in the Palmetto State on Friday. Producers of the reincarnated show will be stopping in Charleston on August 25,2017 as part of a nationwide search for contestants. “American Idol” is returning to television after 15 seasons on fox. ABC announced that the show will air sometime…

Job Fair Hosted by Food Companies Underway At USC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- A job fair offering on-site interviews is underway at the University of South Carolina. Aramark food services and Carolina Food Company are hosting the fair. The event will last until 4 p.m. Interested applicants are asked to bring two forms of I.D. On the spot job offers are possible. The fair is taking place in the Close-Hipp…

Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Roadside Shooting in Lexington

LEXINGTON,SC (WOLO)– An Orangeburg man is charged with attempted murder for shooting at two people after crashing into their car. Lexington County deputies arrested Martel Dekarlos Gaddis, 34, Saturday morning and charged him with attempted murder. Deputies responded to a call of shots fired at the intersection of Kitti Wake Drive and Emanuel Church Road. Deputies say witnesses and evidence…