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  Chief Skip Holbrook joins WIS TODAY to discuss recent protests, arrests and Joshua Ruffin case

Chief Skip Holbrook joins WIS Today to give in-depth details regarding recent protests and arrests in Columbia.

  WIS TODAY: Hart Bridges, UofSC student, discusses his mask making business


  WIS TODAY: Aris Woodward shares ways to get kids in the kitchen

  WIS TODAY: David Dubberly discusses legal implications as businesses reopen

  WIS TODAY: Latasha Taste Walker discusses resources for students

SC native sings ‘Rainbow’ for spot on ‘The Voice’ finale, voting ends May 12

Continued Coverage

  WIS TODAY: Dr. Shivani Patel explains what her dental office is doing to ensure the safety of hygienists, dentists and patients

  WIS TODAY: Dr. Anna Kathryn Burch discusses rare COVID-19 related disease that affects children

  WIS TODAY: John Tudor shares magic tricks and discusses changes to his business

  WIS TODAY: Jessica Reese weighs in on barbershops, salons reopening

  WIS TODAY: Mike Gula discusses changes at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

  WIS TODAY: Laura Hewitt discusses SC hospitals and healthcare workers

  WIS TODAY: Mac Caldwell discusses mental health help during COVID-19 pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted many lives and taken a toll on some people’s mental health.

  WIS TODAY: Mayor Steve Benjamin gives update on testing and help for small businesses

The City of Columbia launched a new safe haven initiative to give frontline workers ‘Peace of Mind.’

  WIS TODAY: Sen. Mia McLeod discuses COVID-19 town halls for the community

Questions about public health, unemployment, voting or education?

  WIS TODAY: Terri Williams discusses MAFIA and why ‘Midlands Gives’ is important for the nonprofit

MAFIA (Make A Friend In Animals) is a non-profit in Winnsboro focused on rescuing abandoned or abused animals.

SC native sings ‘Aint No Sunshine’ for spot in the Top 9 on ‘The Voice’, voting ends May 5

  WIS TODAY: Leré Robinson discusses easy, fun & healthy recipes for kids

  WIS TODAY: Dawn Staley discusses SEC special ‘For the Culture’ special airing on SEC network

  WIS TODAY: Bobby Williams discusses what SC restaurants are doing to protect customers as services expand during pandemic

  WIS TODAY: Bernadette Morgan discusses how she keeps her students engaged during COVID-19 pandemic

  WIS TODAY: Doctors Anna Burch and Lauren Matthews answer questions from parents and kids about COVID-19

  WIS TODAY: Patrice Penney discusses parenting and shares tips to help kids cope

Patrice Penney from the University of South Carolina College of Social Work visits WIS TODAY to talk about parenting that will help kids cope.

WIS TODAY: AccelerateED task force meeting to be held April 30

Thursday, State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced the convening of a task force charged with studying barriers to school operations and student learning during the COVID-19 pandemic and providing recommendations on how schools and districts can best restart in the fall.

  WIS TODAY: Wanda Williams-Bailey shares details about Project HOPE

Wanda Williams-Bailey visits WIS TODAY to share details on who qualifies for Project HOPE and how to apply.

  WIS TODAY: Casey Pash discusses online resources offered by Junior Achievement of Greater SC

Junior Achievement (JA) of Greater South Carolina is just another organization that has adjusted to the covid-19 pandemic.

  WIS TODAY: Melanie Matney discusses challenges SC hospitals are facing amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Melanie Matney with the SC Hospital Association joins us to answer important questions about SC hospitals on WIS TODAY.

  WIS TODAY: Andrew Goodwin answers questions on the COVID-19 treatment trials in S.C.

MUSC Health in Charleston is one of a few health care systems across the country participating in a national hydroxychloroquine clinical trial.

WIS TODAY: Amy Holbert shares resources, tools & support for parents

Being a parent can be overwhelming at times, especially if you have concerns about your child’s growth, development, health or learning.

WIS TODAY: #HealthcareHelper super hero Jackie Taylor making masks and other materials for workers

Beginning in April, Jackie Taylor has made over 700 masks to give away.

  WIS TODAY: Rozalynn Goodwin, Leonardo Brown discusses affordable health insurance options, who’s eligible and how to apply

An unprecedented number of people have been laid off due to the coronavirus outbreak and are having to make decisions about health insurance coverage.

WIS TODAY: #HeartForHealthcareworkers

Some healthcare workers have been laid off during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. WIS TODAY is spotlighting healthcare workers in the community.

  WIS TODAY: Toni Clark discusses child abuse and ‘Defenders for Children’ with Greenville County officers

Child abuse, trafficking, domestic violence and child pornography are a concern all around the country, all the time, maybe even more so during this Covid-19 pandemic.

  WIS TODAY: Jennifer Glowacki , a furloughed mother, makes masks for frontline workers

A mom who got furloughed from her job is using her extra time to come to the rescue for frontline workers around the country and here in South Carolina.

  WIS TODAY: Carolyn Sawyer discusses ‘Doctors on Call’ Facebook show

Calming fears with facts ... Carolyn Sawyer joins the WIS Today team to tell us about Doctors on Call, a new interactive Facebook show providing reliable & credible information from trusted medical experts to protect you and your family against COVID19.

  WIS TODAY: Insurance company in Sumter starts campaign to help local communities after COVID-19 pandemic

An Insurance Company in Sumter is working to help local communities get back on their feet once the coronavirus pandemic is over.

WIS TODAY: Keep the Midlands Beautiful 2020 Shoe Drive

Keep the Midlands Beautiful is organizing a shoe drive program that will run from April 1 to June 15 to help create a sustainable environment for the future.

WIS TODAY: Dominion Energy provides activities to help celebrate 50th Earth Day anniversary

Today is Earth Day and Dominion Energy has a lot of activities on their website for kids.

WIS TODAY: Palmetto Pride celebrates Earth Day with statewide clean up project

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Palmetto Pride is inviting everyone to work together-in a socially distanced way - to create a litter-free South Carolina.

  Midlands woman celebrates 100th birthday

Tuesday, Ms. Odette Baird turns 100 years old.

RCSD reserve deputy retires on his 90th birthday

A Richland County Reserve Deputy is retiring Tuesday.

  State superintendent: Decision on SC schools coming this week

Right now, all schools are closed through the end of April.

  WIS TODAY: Sandra Coffman shows of baby goats, discusses hardships farmers are facing

Baby goats made a return to WIS Today Friday. Sandra Coffman, co-owner of Split Creek Farm near Anderson, showed off her baby goats and shared the hardships many farmers are facing during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  WIS TODAY: CammWess rejoins Team Legend on The Voice

CammWess returns to WIS TODAY to discuss a shocker on The Voice ... he’s back on Team Legend!

  WIS TODAY: Dr. Roslyn Artis discusses virtual Professional Certificate Programs at Benedict College

Saluting the ‘Best of BC’ 💜 with Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, the President of Benedict College.

  WIS TODAY: Major General Van McCarty discusses how the S.C. National Guard is helping in the COVID-19 fight

Major General Van McCarty gives us insight about how the critical mission of the South Carolina National Guard in helping our state fight COVID-19.

  WIS TODAY: Brayden McGuirt challenges young people to help fight COVID-19

University of South Carolina student Brayden McGuirt is stepping up to help fight COVID-19 and is challenging other college students and young people to do the same.

  WIS TODAY: Jared Glover discusses the SC State Museum’s resources for families

Jared Glover with the S.C. State Museum shares their vast resources for families, and fun things everyone can do while at home.

  WIS TODAY: Roshanda Pratt discusses faith during uncertain times

Roshanda “The Rosho” Pratt joins us to talk about faith in uncertain times & creative ideas for virtual Easter celebrations.

  WIS TODAY: Lynette Hegeman discusses ‘Hunt Little Heroes’

April is the Month of the Military Child, and purple is the color to wear to show support and say thank you! Friday on WIS Today military kids who are making a huge difference in their local communities were featured.

  WIS TODAY: Kelly Barbrey stops but to share resources for families and kids at home

Kelly Barbrey the VP of Communications and Marketing at Experience Columbia SC joined ‘WIS Today’ Thursday to share resources for families and kids spending time at home during this pandemic.

  WIS TODAY: Goat Daddy’s Farm owners talk about impacts to their farm due to COVID-19 pandemic

Jason and Josh from Goat Daddy’s Farm join us to talk about how life has changed on a local farm for them since the pandemic.

  WIS TODAY: Karen Jenkins breaks down information for small businesses applying for assistance through stimulus programs

Financial Expert Karen Jenkins joins the WIS TODAY team to breakdown what small businesses & faith-based organizations need to know about applying for financial assistance through new stimulus programs. (PPP: Paycheck Protection Program & EIDL: Economic Injury Disaster Sloan Program).

  WIS Today: Coach Will Muschamp talks about Feed the Heros Foundation for Midlands healthcare workers

Coach Will Muschamp joins Judi, Kamie & Madeline on WIS TODAY to talk about how his new Feed the Heroes Foundation is providing free meals to healthcare workers in the Midlands.

  WIS Today: Shawn Hall talks about SAT/ACT testing changes due to COVID-19

Shawn Hall is a scholarship expert and admissions coach with All Roads Education. She garnered much of her expertise during her time with the US Department of Education. She recommends going to the College Board website so you can see the changes made to testing because of COVID-19.

  WIS Today: Lee Snelgrove discusses available resources for those looking to support local artists

Executive director of One Columbia Lee Snelgrove discusses the resources available for those looking to support local artists and performers during the coronavirus pandemic.

  WIS Today: Myron Chinn shares his diagnosis and recovery from COVID-19

Myron Chinn shares his story about his diagnosis and recovery from COVID-19.

  WIS Today: Travis McNeal on the needs and services of Oliver Gospel Mission during pandemic

Travis McNeal will be talking about the great need the Oliver Gospel Mission is having at this time.

  WIS Today: Mayor Steve Benjamin on Columbia’s fight against COVID-19

Widespread, easy access to testing is critical in the fight against COVID19. Mayor Steve Benjamin makes a big announcement on WIS Today explaining how the City of Columbia says it’s ready to meet that challenge.

  WIS Today: Chef Jamie with SC Chef Ambassador Program

Chef Jamie Daskalis with the SC Chef Ambassador Program stops by WIS Today to discus the program and spread some some positivity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  WIS Today: Sarah Simmons talks about ‘Feed the City’ initiative to help those in need

Sarah Simmons, creative mind behind restaurants Small Sugar and Il Focolare Pizzeria chats with WIS Today about her initiative called “Feed the City” which aims to bring meals to those in need.

  WIS TODAY: Primal Gourmet delivers healthy meals to hospital workers

Primal Gourmet is on a mission to deliver healthy meals to hospital workers on the job.

  WIS TODAY: Victoria Fleischer talks about inspiration to help healthcare workers in the state

Sewing With Bella Lucca has people sewing their hearts out to come to the rescue for healthcare workers in the Midlands.

  WIS TODAY: Merrell Johnson shares resources to help manage stress

Merrell Johnson from MIRCI it’s normal at times like this to feel sad, overwhelmed, even depressed.

  WIS Today: Financial expert Karen Jenkins shares strategies to deal with debt

Financial expert Karen R. Jenkins visits WIS TODAY to share smart strategies to deal with debt plus, where and how to get help!

  WIS Today: Columbia Chamber CEO Carl Blackstone interview on small businesses

Columbia Chamber CEO Carl Blackstone breaks down paid sick leave, family and medical leave and financial resources for small business on WIS Today.

  S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson discusses Stay-at-Home ordinances on ‘WIS Today’

Do local Stay-At-Home ordinances stand?

  PBS NewsHour’s Lisa Desjardins discusses stimulus bill on ‘WIS Today’

Now that the stimulus bill has passed, who gets a check? How much? And when?

  S.C. Teacher of the Year stops by ‘WIS Today’ on ‘Thank a Teacher Tuesday’

The current South Carolina Teacher of the Year has a message of encouragement for teachers, parents & students.