Talk of the Town: If your New Year’s nutritional goals flopped, this can help

In today's Talk of the Town, it is estimated 80% of New Year's resolutions fail by February.

Sumter County Sheriff releases heartfelt message about fallen officer

Daylight Saving Time 2020: Clocks will ‘spring forward’ on March 8

  Dorn VA Medical Center held event to celebrate Black History Month

  Talk of the Town: 5th annual African Arts Festival takes place on March 7th

  Volunteers help students celebrate Black History Month

  Lexington County woman uses her art to help honor Faye Swetlik at Springdale Elementary

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Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short bringing show to Columbia

  SC program provides support to law enforcement who worked Faye Swetlik’s case

African Children’s Choir to perform at Bethel Worship Center

Historical Marker to be unveiled on Henderson Street

  #RocksForFaye: People across the world keep Faye Swetlik’s memory alive

  Community trying to heal after the loss of Faye Swetlik

  Cayce community celebrates life of 6-year-old Faye Swetlik

On Friday night people from the Cayce community and far beyond came together to honor the life of 6-year-old Faye Marie Swetlik.

Public memorial service held of Faye Marie Swetlik

Faye’s family wants everyone to wear bright colors, especially pink and purple, to honor Faye’s bright and bubbly spirit.

$25k per year for life winning lottery ticket sold in Goose Creek

South Carolina Lottery officials say a winning ticket worth $25,000 per year for life was recently purchased in Goose Creek.

  WIS-TV is Media Sponsor of 2020 Midlands Heart Ball

WIS-TV evening anchor Alicia Barnes and sunrise anchor Kamie Roesler will be the MCs at Friday’s Midlands Heart Ball. Under the Sea is the theme as the American Heart Association celebrates its 30th year of the event.

  Ahead of Faye Swetlik’s memorial service, children clean #RocksforFaye for weekend event

Friends gather to honor Upstate WWII veteran for his 98th birthday

  PUPDATE: Popping balloons, playing with Furbies, and adventuring to the magical land of Publix

  WWII veteran carried to seat at Trump rally in Phoenix

Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day by getting your four-legged friend on TV!

  Trinity Baptist Church aims to help children, community heal with Faye Swetlik Remembrance Service

#RocksForFaye: Free community art event dedicated to keeping Faye Swetlik’s memory alive

Art Smart Academy in Irmo is hosting a free art event in order to keep the memory of Faye Swetlik alive, not only in South Carolina but across the world.

  Cayce community holds vigil to remember 6-year-old Faye Swetlik

Under a gloomy sky in Cayce, community members poured out to remember and grieve 6-year-old Faye Swetlik.

‘We miss you Faye’: Teacher reflects on memories with Faye Swetlik

As the community continues to mourn the loss of 6-year-old Faye Swetlik, one of her teachers has opened up about having her as a student.

WIS wins ‘Best of Columbia 2020’ awards from Columbia Metropolitan Magazine

WIS was named “Best TV station” of the year, along with awards for both Judi Gatson and Rick Henry.

Get ready to roll: Lottery opening for White House Easter Egg Roll

Families with kids under the age of 13 are invited to join the president and first lady for a day of Easter activities.

  New videos show Faye Swetlik’s bubbly personality as the community continues to mourn

It’s been one week since 6-year-old Faye Swetlik was first reported missing. Days into the search, police found her body. Her death has now been ruled a homicide.

  Midlands men in helicopter offer touching perspective of Swetlik motorcade

Two Midlands men are offering the public a special view of the motorcade that brought Faye Swetlik’s body from her autopsy in Charleston back to Lexington.

  Community works to shield Faye Swetlik memorial from rain, case update expected Tuesday

It’s been nearly a week since Faye Swetlik, 6, was reported missing after being last seen playing in her front yard Monday afternoon.

Funeral expenses for Faye Swetlik to be covered

The family of Faye Swetlik will not have to pay any money for the little girl’s funeral. Caughman Harman Funeral Home said all expenses will be covered.

  ‘The Faye feeling’: Family friend describes warmth shared by 6-year-old Faye Swetlik

She said if Faye knew you, she was hugging you, touching others with a heart of gold she carried everywhere she went.

  Faye Swetlik’s body escorted back home, autopsy results expected to be released Tuesday

News of little Faye’s death has affected people around the nation and even the world.

SC ranks among highest unemployment for people with disabilities. A Charleston shop breaks that mold.

Saturday marks the two-year anniversary for the cafe, whose chain was started in honor of two children with Down Syndrome.

  Friend of Faye Swetlik’s mother asks for public to stop spreading rumors

Jenee Scott says she has seen a lot of awful rumors and speculation on social media and asks that everyone give the family space to go through the grieving process.

  Looking for love online? Here are some of the top dating apps, explained

Apps like Hinge, Bumble and The League might help you find your special someone!

  Richland Library celebrates Black History Month with enriching free programming

Some of the films that will be shown include Black Panther, Emanuel and The Making of A Black President.

  Community devastated by death of Faye Swetlik after days of praying for her safe return

Neighbors are in shock that 6-year-old Faye's body was found in her neighborhood Thursday morning.

  ‘We’ve got to find her’: Faye Swetlik’s grandmother just wants her home

As the search continues for missing 6-year-old Faye Swetlik, community members in Cayce are turning to prayer.

  Neighbors shocked, terrified day after 6-year-old girl disappears

State and federal law enforcement agencies have gotten involved in the search for a missing 6-year-old girl from South Carolina.

  Talk of the Town: S.C. Law Review to hold symposium on human trafficking

Every year, the South Carolina Law Review hosts a symposium to bring attention and discussion to some of the most pressing legal issues in our state and country.

W. Columbia officials say frequent repairs to flooded riverwalk are worth it

The West Columbia river walk is closed for the fourth day in a row, as water from the Congaree River swallows much of the walking trail south of the Gervais Street bridge.

  Lake Wateree residents deal with heavy flooding, prepare for more rain this week

Lake Wateree is up to a nearly historic level, and people who live on the lake are dealing with serious flooding.

Richland County Fire purchases new firetruck with grant funding

The Columbia-Richland County Fire Department has purchased a new firetruck.

Friends in Kershaw County to share $200,000 lottery prize

Three friends in Kershaw County will be sharing a $200,000 lottery prize.

Shriners honor Air Force veteran on his 99th birthday

The veteran said it was one of the happiest days in all of his 99 years.

Keith Sweat, Brian McKnight to headline Columbia R&B Spring Fest

The show is Saturday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at Colonial Life Arena.

Governor orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of N.C. soldier killed in Afghanistan

Governor Cooper has ordered U.S. and N.C. flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Sgt. 1st Class Javier Jaguar Gutierrez, who was killed in a so-called insider attack in eastern Afghanistan.

  Sexual assault survivor speaks for first time, helping others become victors not victims

A woman who was violently assaulted in Five Points two years ago is working to help other victims overcome sexual assault.

Backstreet Boys coming to Charlotte this fall

The Backstreet Boys DNA 2020 World Tour will come to Charlotte’s PNC Music Pavilion on September 22, following last year’s sold out North American tour.

Benefit ride to be held for fallen Marion County deputy

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has announced a benefit ride to honor one of their own who died in a December crash.

  Charleston Korean War veteran surprised with wish before aggressive cancer treatment

Ahead of intense cancer treatment, the Marine Corps League of the Lowcountry granted the wish of a home-bound Korean war veteran with a ceremony to join the organization.

VA encourages volunteerism during ‘National Salute to Veteran Patients’ week

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is urging the community to seek out opportunities to volunteer at their local VA facilities.

  Family hosts walk remembering man shot to death in Eastover

In Eastover Saturday, friends and family paid tribute to a man who was shot and killed one year ago.

Space heater causes fire at home on North Trenholm Road

A space heater caused a home on North Trenholm road to catch on fire.

  PUPDATE: Tricks for treats and getting the big kid treatment

The WIS PAALS pups are 10 weeks old and starting to get the big kid treatment!

  Students at S.C. school devastated by tornado get huge surprise from Carolina Panthers

After all the damage at NCHS, students were sure they weren't going to have a prom.

  Dog and owner reunited 150 miles from home after truck stolen at store on Two Notch Road

A Columbia man was shopping for building supplies at Home Depot when his truck and beloved dog were stolen from the parking lot.

  En garde! SwordFest is back this Saturday

Take your family to the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum for the third annual SwordFest.

Palmetto Pre-K rolls out, helps S.C. parents find pre-kindergarten programs

South Carolina rolled out a new program Wednesday. Palmetto Pre-K will help parents find pre-kindergarten programs for their students. Those programs may be subsidized depending on the need.

100-year-old Tuskegee Airman, Cleveland Native honored during State of the Union address by President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump stopped to recognize McGee who was in the crowd at the State of the Union address.

  Shaw AFB providing bottled water: ‘We are likely contributor of PFAS in drinking water at Crescent MHP’

Shaw Air Force Base will be providing bottled water to residents at the Crescent Mobile Home Park in Sumter. This latest development comes after DHEC confirmed earlier this week that water at that mobile home park tested positive for contaminants.

13 people displaced after house fire on Magnolia Street

Columbia Fire Department is reporting 4 adults and 9 children have been displaced after a house fire.

  After months of inaction, North Columbia business owners pleased with new penny tax sidewalk

Days after WIS brought you a story about an unpaved sidewalk causing North Columbia business owners both headaches and profit, the sidewalk is being repaved as part of the Richland County Penny Tax program.

  CPD and RCSD come together for safety event

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosted a free and open to the public event updating community members about safety in the area.

New Columbia city flag approved by city council

It was designed by The Half and Half.

Columbia Metropolitan Airport launches new logo, website

The new-look continues to focus on highlighting CAE’s legacy of flying with ease.

Bone-In Barbeque to shift focus from full-service restaurant to catering, special events

The first full-service restaurant to open in the BullStreet District is now shifting its focus to special events.

Gatlinburg SkyBridge announces ‘Love is in the Air’ event

The bridge's arches have been adorned with flowers and red and white twinkling lights in honor of the season.

  How a ‘Run for God’ can take you the distance

Runners and walkers are invited to be part of the next “Run for God” training program, which starts Sunday, February 16.

Brookgreen Gardens Lowcountry Zoo welcomes 4 baby otters

Four new bundles of joy were born at Brookgreen Gardens Lowcountry Zoo.

  Stadium demolition begins at North Central HS following EF2 tornado

The demolition of the North Central High School football stadium began on Monday, as the school district’s superintendent vows to hold graduation on the field for the class of 2020.

  Shelter needs donations to help dog found injured, abandoned in Richland Co.

The dog, now named Magnus, had serious injuries to his back and could not use his hind legs.

  Richland County elementary school students show off skills during Lego robotics celebration

Students at Sandlapper Elementary have been working since Thanksgiving at becoming young roboticists.

Richland County family receiving assistance from Red Cross after house fire

The American Red Cross will be assisting a family of seven whose home was damaged by a house fire.

  Columbia Chamber to host ‘Safety in the Community’ forum

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “Safety in the Community” forum this upcoming week.

  Highway Patrol investigating fatal collision in Lexington County

SC Highway Patrol is investigating a collision that left one person dead in Lexington County.

  Red Cross assisting two families displaced after house fire

The American Red Cross is assisting two families whose home was damaged by a fire yesterday afternoon.

  Saluda community celebrates lives of two teens killed in car crash

Two teenagers are now in their final resting spot.

DD2 partners with Rotary Club of Summerville to distribute 10,000 meals to families in need

"The Strike Out to End Hunger" community service project is aimed to help families who are need within Dorchester District Two and the community.