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Powerball Numbers

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–The numbers are in for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing.  The more than $758,000,000 jackpot is the second largest in the game’s history. The winning numbers are: 6, 7, 16, 23, 26 with a Powerball of 4. Related Lexington Police Department’s “Coffee … CPD Investigates After Car Collides with a Columbi… 100 Jobs Coming to Upstate Speaker of the…

100 Jobs Coming to Upstate

Greer, S.C. (WOLO)–Governor Henry McMaster says more than 100 new jobs are coming to the upstate in the next five years. Bo Parts GMBH, an automotive parts company says they are making a $4.1 million investment. the new 60,000 square foot facility will be located at 129 Metro Court in Greer. Bo Parts is currently hiring. For more information email…

Speaker of the House Calls for Executive Director of Office of Regulatory Staff to Resign

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives Jay Lucas is calling for the executive director of the Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) to step down from his role. The call for resignation comes after executive director Dukes Scott testified before the House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committe (HURPC). In a statement, Lucas said: ““Although this is ultimately…

RCSD Searching for Attempted Capital Murder Suspect

Richland Co., S.C. (WOLO)– Richland Co. Deputies say they are searching for a suspect in an attempted capital murder out of Texas. Investigators believe the suspect is in the Garners Ferry Pineview Road area. He is described as a black male, roughly 6′ ft. 170 lbs. wearing a white shirt, black cargo pants, and one shoe. If you think you…

NASA: Over One Million People Visit South Carolina for Total Eclipse

Mayor Says the Eclipse is Great for the Economy

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- People from all over the nation and the world also came to the Midlands to check out the site. Over one million visitors were said to be in the Palmetto State. Mayor Benjamin spoke with ABC Columbia about what he hopes visitors take away the Capital City. “This is just an incredible opportunity. A single opportunity to…

Midlands Maker Ages Wine for Decade to Mark Solar Eclipse

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – A winemaker in Lexington County is debuting a ten-year-old wine during the Total Solar Eclipse. Shannon Mercer, of Mercer House Estate Winery, said ‘Lucille’, named after his grandmother, is a white wine made from Muscadine grapes. The winery’s special event for the eclipse Monday is sold out – Mercer said he expects somewhere around 450…

Solar Eclipse Events Happening in The Midlands

Still need a place to witness cosmic history? Here are a few events happening in the Midlands During the 2017 Solar Eclipse: Soda City Eclipse Viewing Festival at the historic Speedway in Cayce (12-15 min. from downtown Columbia) Benedict College Total Solar Eclipse Experience: Featuring the Solar Games (downtown Columbia) Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at Sesquicentennial State Park (20-25 min…

S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum Commission Discusses Plans to Display Battle Flag

Hope to Secure Plan by Fall

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- After an ambitious and expensive exhibit did not work out, commissioners believe their newest proposal has a better chance for survival. When the flag came down from the statehouse, lawmakers gave the Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum the task of housing the flag. Relic Room commissioners originally requested $3.65 million dollars to expand the museum along…