Suspect Arrested Following Fire

Richland Co. S.C. (WOLO)–  Richland County deputies arrested 38 year old Kenneth Gleaton in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found in a fire early Tuesday morning. Investigators say Gleaton was arrested Tuesday afternoon on the Riverwalk behind Edventure Children’s Museum. Deputies responded to a home on Crestmore Dr. just after 1:30 Tuesday morning after Columbia…

Parts of SC Upstate Cleaning up from Nate

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–On Monday, around two-thousand customers were without power in Western South Carolina. On Sunday, Tropical Storm Nate caused trees to come down in Spartanburg and Laurens counties. A possible tornado was also reported near Liberty in Pickens county. And in Gulf communities, the storm caused trees to come down and coastal flooding, leaving behind debris.

More Details in Ft. Jackson Accident

FORT JACKSON, SC – U. S. Army officials have identified the soldiers who were killed or injured in Friday’s accident. The accident involved a military truck and a troop formation at the army’s largest basic training facility. Two soldiers were killed six others injured.  Killed were: Pvt. Ethan Shrader, from Prospect, TN and Pvt. Timothy Ashcraft, from Cincinnati, OH. The…

Statewide Program Offers FREE Mammograms to Eligible Women

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)-October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many physicians use this time to encourage women to get mammograms but what if you cannot afford one? There is a program in our state that can help. When it comes to breast cancer, medical experts say early detection can increase survival chances tremendously. The Best Chance Network is designed to…

Santee Cooper Names Interim CEO

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Santee Cooper has voted to name a temporary CEO. The utility is in the midst of dealing with the failed nuclear reactor project out of V.C. Summer. James E. Brogdon JR. was named interim President and CEO on Friday, according to company officials. The former CEO announced his retirement back in August.