WIS helps raise over $14k at veterans phone bank

WIS is teaming up with Disabled American Veterans to help them purchase a new van to transport veterans to the hospital for their treatment.

  COMMUNITY BUILDER: South Carolina woman with a heart for K9 officers

UPDATE: 66-year-old man missing from Richland Co. located

Talk of the Town: Get ready to rock with the docs

Talk of the Town: Bid on the chance to ride along with a ‘Live PD’ deputy

SC wife, ‘beautiful queen,' dies of Stage 4 cancer months after defying diagnosis to see wedding date

SCDHEC offers free flu shots at 3 locations beginning this week

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  A West Columbia home damaged in 2015 flooding gets new roof thanks to nonprofit group

Irmo toddler in the fight of his life against a rare blood disorder - here’s how you can help

SC professor helps with baby in classroom after student couldn’t find childcare

Trailer stolen from Midlands Boy Scout troop located, deputies say

Talk of the Town: Race for life AND the waffles!

2018 South Carolina State Fair Photobooth

  TALK OF THE TOWN: ‘On the Table’ is in the Midlands

“On The Table” is a nationwide initiative aimed at bringing people together to talk about issues in our communities.

Family for Life: These two sisters are looking for their forever together

In tonight's family for life, we're introducing you to two sisters Vantashia and Ashanti.

  Beyond The Banks: new lease on life for 30-year-old pancake tortoise

There's an elderly Riverbanks Zoo resident shell-ebrating a new lease on life this summer, and he goes by the name Blueberry.

Fort Jackson trainees fight through 'The Forge,' fostering transition from civilian to soldier

Every year, more than 60,000 soldiers make their way through the gates of Fort Jackson, transitioning from civilian life to that of a U.S. Army Soldier.

From Florida to Fort Jackson, a soldier and his family celebrate his service to our country

Soldier graduations at Fort Jackson shows pride of family, love of country

Community Builder: Midlands woman gifts independence to homeless families

Family for Life: Meet Baptiste

PAALS celebrates International Assistance Dog Week with activities

Shaw AFB honors the 30,000 soldiers killed in line of duty

  Youth across SC 'Walking with Heroes' for summer break

It's a Youth Summer Program through the Dorn VA Medical Center. Organizers say it's a way to give our youth a chance to learn more about healthcare and our veterans.

SC's World War II twin veterans have grandson memorialized at Fort Jackson

Born and raised in Lexington, Thomas Caughman, was a decorated soldier at Fort Jackson who was killed in the line of duty while serving overseas.

Riverbanks Zoo announces the names of the sister lion cubs

After a week-long vote, Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens announced the names of the lion cubs after fan voting closed Thursday.

Midlands husband and wife start Facebook group to help vets with life 'After the Uniform'

A Midlands family wants to make it easier for local veterans to get the medical help they need.

SummerJam proceeds will help the Big Red Barn Retreat continue to heal SC veterans

A SummerJam Friday night at the Doko Meadows Park Amphitheatre in Blythewood is in support of the Big Red Barn Retreat and the services they provide to our local military members and veterans.

91-year-old twins from Lexington have spent nearly every day together, including time in WWII

A unique story nearly a century in the making! A set of 91-year-old twins, born and raised in the Midlands, have spent nearly every day of their lives together - including while serving in World War II.?

  The lion cubs three: Meet the newest sisters and princesses of the jungle at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

It's really the moment we've all been waiting for.  The trio of lion cubs - born to lioness Thabisa in April, made their debut on their exhibit this week and for the first time stepped those sweet little paws in the dirt.

'It’s what we’ve trained for:' 2 Shaw AFB pilots awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for saving 88 lives overseas

Two pilots at Shaw Air Force Base are being credited with saving 88 lives all while operating a fighter jet, thousands of feet in the air.

Family's loss turns into gain for local military, Big Red Barn Retreat

The founder of the Big Red Barn Retreat is sharing the story of how the program came to be after turning a major loss into a big gain for local military members.

Community Builder: Couple honored for dedication to troops through Patriot Guard Riders

If you've been through the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, you may have also seen the SC Patriot Guard faithful standing guard.

USC School of Law to host free veterans legal clinic

We all know veterans can face many challenges when they return home.  Among them can be financial and legal issues and legal help can be expensive to come by.

Fireflies launch campaign to help SC veterans with medical debt

Ahead of Independence Day, the Columbia Fireflies announced a campaign to retire the medical debt of veterans across South Carolina.

SC Veterans to receive free legal help at USC

Veterans living in South Carolina will soon have access to free legal services

Community Builder: 38-year educator now leading Eau Claire summer camp

Thanks to a Midlands nonprofit, 60 students in the Eau Claire neighborhood are in the middle of attending a 7-week summer camp.

A Midlands vet is thankful for an SC retreat service to treat his PTSD

National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day is June 27 and one Midlands veteran says he's now able to better cope with the stress from his time of service thanks to the Big Red Barn Retreat in Blythewood.

SC native becomes Fort Jackson's 51st commanding officer

Fort Jackson has a new commanding officer at the top with the departure of Major General Pete Johnson, who departs to become deputy commanding general with U.S. Army Pacific.

$20K worth of prizes given away to wounded warriors during annual Fishing Derby

The annual Troop Appreciation Fishing Derby is an all-expenses-paid day of fun for wounded warriors across the southeast region.

U.S. Army celebrates 243rd birthday, Fort Jackson recognized for helping families

The U.S. Army is celebrating its 243rd birthday on Thursday.

The Beauty and the Brokenness: Living with PTSD

A new exhibit at Richland Library Main aims to show you "The Beauty and the Brokenness" of living with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Baby gorilla watch is underway at Riverbanks Zoo!

We are officially on baby gorilla watch at Riverbanks Zoo!

Here’s your chance to help name the baby giraffe at Riverbanks Zoo!

If you've ever wanted to help name a baby, here's your chance to help. Bids for the cutie's name are open and will run through Sunday, April 29 at 6 p.m. All proceeds support giraffe conservation.

Midlands family helps raise $75K toward all-inclusive playground at Saluda Shoals Park

Saluda Shoals Park is in the midst of fundraising to build a universally inclusive playground, and one Midlands family has been the driving force behind the effort and has already raised thousands to support it.

Beyond the Banks exclusive: Out on the deck of Sea Lion Landing

Never before has a camera been out on exhibit with the animals and keepers to catch their training up-close, but in our latest Beyond the Banks

Colonial Cup brings wrap to Steeplechase year

The 46th Annual Marion du Pont Scott Colonial Cup will bring the horse racing world's focus back to Camden, South Carolina this weekend.

Sumter man's kindness going viral

A 24-year-old student of criminal justice already is making small differences every day in the lives of those in need.

Texas A&M students raise $30,000 for SC Flood Relief

Students at Texas A&M raised $30,000 to be donated to South Carolina flood relief

Block party Friday night in Columbia

Friday night the Stephen Siller Tunnel 2 Towers 5K Run & Walk will start and finish on Lincoln Street in downtown Columbia, and for the duration, a block party will be happening a short distance away.

Support the Fort Awareness Ride

This Father's Day , WIS invites you to show your appreciation by participating in a Gran Fondo style cycling event that will benefit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) programs at the base.

Don't get duped by summer ticket scams

Advice you to keep you from losing money this summer as you buy tickets to concerts and other events online.

21st edition of African-American History calendar

AT&T South Carolina on Monday announced the unveiling of the 21st annual South Carolina African-American History Calendar. Launched in 1989, the calendar is designed to assist students in learning more about the contributions of distinguished African-Americans who have connections to the state.

Richland One Hall of Fame gala to be held January 23

Three district graduates and a former superintendent will be honored as the newest members of the Richland One Hall of Fame in January.

Local woman wins recipe contest, $1,000

A local woman is a thousand dollars richers after winning a nationwide recipe contest.

USC, RCPL hosting celebration of poet's life

The USC Arts Institute and the Richland County Public Library are presenting a celebration of the life of Edgar Allen Poe.

Drew Wellness Center raising membership fees

The Charles R. Drew Wellness Center will open its doors for a free Community Wellness Weekend just days before the Thanksgiving Holiday. Individuals and families are invited to utilize the facility’s

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Ten lucky blood donors will win free lunch with favorite WIS News team

Who's your favorite WIS news team? When you donate blood at the fifth annual "Count on WIS Blood Drive" Thursday, Aug. 20, tell the American Red Cross which anchors are your favorites, and you could be one of 10 lucky donors to win a free lunch with a WIS news team courtesy of Wild Wing Café in the Vista.

EdVenture exhibit allows children to "get curious" and learn while having fun

Curious George is a favorite of kids, and kids at heart. A new exhibit that opens February 7 allows children to "get curious" and learn while having fun.

Former Columbia mayor honored in scholarship

The Palmetto Center for Policy Alternative says they will be launching a scholarship to honor late Columbia Mayor Kirkman Finlay.

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Accessory Sale: Lamps, Prints, Mirrors, Decorative Accessories Sale & Clearance "Don't Forget Your Truck" Ends Sept. 30, 2008 Store Hours Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5

'Save the Dream' tour coming to Columbia

A tour designed to help struggling homeowners keep up with their mortgages is coming to Columbia.

CPD sponsoring ID theft workshop, free shredding

Columbia Police Department's Crime Prevention Unit along with Iron Mountain will be sponsoring workshops for establishing a neighborhood watch and information on preventing yourself from being a victim of identity theft and other crimes.

Celebrate New Year's in the Midlands

Here's a list of some New Year's Eve celebrations going on Wednesday night in the Midlands.

Friday is first day of Kwanzaa

Friday is the first day of Kwanzaa.

Help Feed the Hungry and Get a Discount on Tickets

WIS co-sponsors a Thanksgiving food drive, teaming up with Newberry College presents Rock-n-Racquets, coming to Colonial Life Arena December 13th.

Water in Five Points Fountain to be dyed red

The American Red Cross and Columbia Fire Department are teaming up to raise money on Dec. 13, the "National Day of Giving for the American Red Cross" as part of its efforts to reach the $100 million fundraising goal for the Campaign for Disaster Relief, which the organization launched in September.

Carolina Carillon parade brings Christmas spirit to Columbia

Hundreds of people lined the streets of downtown Columbia saturday morning to see this year's Carolina Carillon parade.

Carolina Carillon Holiday Parade is Sat, Dec. 6th

Christmas is approaching fast, and with it, an annual event that always gets you into the spirit: the Carolina Carillon Holiday Parade. And there are some changes this year that you need to know about.

Christmas can be a burden for single-parent families

Christmas is just around the corner, and many families in the Midlands are going through some tough times.

SAFE Federal Credit Union to offer Free Shred Days

Now is a better time than ever to make sure your personal information is protected from identity thieves. To help protect your information, SAFE Federal Credit Union is sponsoring several Free Shred Days over the next few months.

City of Columbia celebrates Veterans Day with parade

The City of Columbia will honor servicemen and women Nov. 11 with the 30th annual Veterans Day Parade.

Santa visits kids at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital

Christmas is almost here with only 38 days left and counting. Santa took off work at the North Pole on Monday to ask some kids at Palmetto Health Richland Children's Hospital what they wanted for Christmas.

Richland Co. offers free recycling day Nov. 15

Richland County will be hosting the 2nd Annual Richland Recycles Day Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10am to 5pm at the Clemson Sandhill Research and Education Center.

Food Fresh Market set to open Friday morning

The Columbia Food Fresh Market has its grand opening Friday morning off Harden Street next to the new Celia Saxon Subdivision.

Palmetto Health Foundation's Walk for Life

Join thousands of walkers to raise awareness of breast cancer prevention and raise funds for research at Palmetto Health Foundation's Walk for Life on Saturday, October 4th at 9am at Finlay Park.

Consumer Dept. offering "Homebuying 101" workshop

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs will sponsor its second annual "Homebuying 101: Building the Foundation for Your American Dream" on Wednesday, June 25.

United Way of the Midlands calls for joining national Day of Action

Saturday the United Way of the Midlands will join other United Ways across the country to create a national Day of Action. This event is part of United Way's new LIVE UNITED campaign and serves as a call-to-action for individuals to come together in collective efforts to make needed changes in their communities.

SC Forestry Commission selling tree seedlings for timber, energy

The South Carolina Forestry Commission is offering tree seedlings in preparation for the winter planting season.

Events will honor, commemorate those who died on Sept. 11

Thursday marks the seventh anniversary of the Septemer 11 attacks. To commemorate the day, several events will be taking place in the Midlands.