Drew Aunkst

Drew Aunkst

WIS Anchor and Reporter


Recent Articles by Drew

  Immunocompromised UofSC student speaks out about dangers of COVID-19 on campus

  Students, residents react after video of large, maskless crowd at Columbia bar goes viral

  Community battles to keep public park after Richland Co. Recreation Commission makes changes

  Gun safety a focus after 3 accidental shootings involving children in the Midlands

  Meeting with Molly: State Superintendent Spearman answers teachers top questions on tele-town hall

  Kershaw County Council votes against enforcing face mask mandate

  South Carolina could see a surge in evictions without federal moratorium

  LR5 community members divided on district’s plan to reopen for the fall

  Lexington County officials come together for online forum on policing, race relations

  SC senators, officials discuss reopening schools safely

  More than 3,400 boats participated in Lake Murray parade in support of President Trump, organizers say

  Neighbors, community react to deadly stabbing of 13-year-old boy in Columbia neighborhood

  Local law enforcement open to police reform as house passes George Floyd Act

  COVID-19 pandemic leads to lower funding for police training in South Carolina

  Lexington police chief, pastor have open conversation about race

  Sumter County community unites for peaceful march and rally

  UofSC President, SC Attorney General keynote speakers at education graduation

  Religious leaders held peaceful prayer event at Finlay Park

  Latest protests continue a tradition of historic demonstrations in Columbia

  Law enforcement joins protestors for peaceful march in Camden

  SC law enforcement community condemns officers’ actions in death of George Floyd

  Richland 1 apologizes after ‘inappropriate’ activity about slavery included in students’ learning packet

SC governor open to hosting pro sports leagues looking to restart seasons, task force builds plan to open athletic facilities

  Vulnerable dialysis patients put themselves at risk to receive essential treatment

Dining Dilemma: Are Midlands diners ready for a return to restaurants?

  Five Points restaurant crowds pushing social distancing limits

  What you need to know before heading back to work during a pandemic

  Teachers, students and parents still adjusting to remote learning as school year nears its end

  A drop in child abuse reporting during pandemic causing concerns in South Carolina

  Midlands residents look forward to getting back to normal after Gov. McMaster reopens boat ramps