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The power of philanthropy truly is in the purse…designer ones at that

Tyler Ryan learns about the annual fundraiser for Women and Philanthropy

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) — It’s a simple jump to say that the power of philanthropy is in the purse – or even the wallet- but in the case of the annual event sponsored by the United Way and the Midlands chapter of Women and Philanthropy, its takes on a more literal meaning. The 14th Power of the Purse event promises to…

SCDMV Begins Accepting Paperwork for REAL ID Monday

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – South Carolinians who wish to get a REAL ID-compliant card, can start filing paperwork at Department of Motor Vehicle branches across the state, beginning Monday. You do not need a REAL ID-compliant card to do many of the things your current license allows you to do. The state was authorized to begin working towards full compliance…

AmeriCorps Members Leave Lasting Mark on Palmetto Trail

WEDGEFIELD, S.C. (WOLO) – When finished, the Palmetto Trail will be one of just 16 cross-state trails in the nation, stretching from the Upstate to the Lowcountry. The Palmetto Conservation Foundation is leading completion efforts. Last summer, they launched the Palmetto Conservation Corps – an AmeriCorps program. AmeriCorps members apply, and then select a term, location and subject area of service….