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Governor Signs Offender Supervision Specialist Bill

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)- With the stroke of a pen Governor Henry McMaster signed a new bill into law Tuesday. The Offender Supervision Act is aimed at helping keep a closer eye on offenders. The new law will help take some of the domestic violence work load off law enforcement. It provides funding to hire and train new case workers under…

Long-lost siblings meet in Charleston after life-changing Facebook post

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Two weeks ago today, Jason Burnette’s life changed forever, and it’s all thanks to Facebook. After years of searching for his biological sister, it was Nicole Belkin’s Facebook post in search of him that finally connected them. Nicole arrived in Charleston on Thursday. The two describe the experience as a moment they’ll never forget. Now that…

Man Proposes While Being Arrested, Girlfriend Says Yes

An Oklahoma man wanted to propose to his girlfriend on the 4th of July and he wasn’t going to let his arrest stop him. In a moment captured on police body cam footage, Brandon Thompson dropped down on one knee to pop the question, even though he’d been handcuffed by police due to six felony warrants. Thompson asked officers if he could do so before being…

Body of Missing Benedict Student Found in Pond, Officials Say

LANCASTER, SC (WOLO)- The Lancaster County Coroner’s Office confirmed the body found in a pond Saturday morning is that of a missing Benedict College Student. Jerell White, 22, was last seen at a Fourth of July party on Pleasant Road.  Deputies believe there was some kind of fight there and White left, walking down the road. The sheriff said the…

Elementary-School Bus Driver Crochets Toys For Every Kid on Her Route

Wisconsin bus driver Trudy Serres crochets toys for each of the elementary school kids on her route. Whatever they ask for — no matter how wacky the requests — they get. She’s done ice cream cones, unicorns, “Star Wars” characters and many more-elaborate, custom designs. “She is the best,” parent Peggy Lamon, who has three children who ride on Serres’…

Poll: Most Beautiful Campus in the Country in SC

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Readers of Travel + Leisure magazine have voted the College of Charleston as the “Most Beautiful College Campus” in America. The college was announced as the winner Thursday afternoon after two weeks of online voting. C of C received nearly 20 percent of the vote, edging the University of Montana for the top spot. College of Charleston was the…

Plea Deal Offered to Former SC Police Officers

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina prosecutors are offering plea deals to all the four former Horry County police officers charged with sexual misconduct in office. WPDE reports the first officer will go to trial in mid-September if Luke Green, Troy Allen Large, Todd Cox and Darryl Williams don’t accept the plea bargains. All four pleaded innocent and received bond…