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Tech

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Sign Up for WLTX Text AlertsWLTX text alerts have been upgraded!
  • Tech
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Midlands

Cinderella Project Collecting Donations

Cinderella Project Collecting DonationsYou can make a girl feel like a princess for Prom this year!
  • Midlands
  • 2 weeks ago
Money

5 Super Super Bowl Speaker Deals

5 Super Super Bowl Speaker Deals5 Super Super Bowl Speaker Deals
  • Money
  • 16 hours, 9 minutes ago
Player of the Week

Player of the Week - Louis Wilson

Player of the Week - Louis WilsonLouis WIlson is the News19 Player of the Week.
  • Player of the Week
  • 22 minutes ago
Features

Iraq War Veteran Goes From Homeless To Honored

Iraq War Veteran Goes From Homeless To HonoredA veteran is being honored for hitting the bottom and turning his life around. Tuesday, he got a standing ovation from Columbia City Council for his achievements after the war.
  • Features
  • 3 hours, 22 minutes ago
High School Sports

Dozier Named To The McDonald's All-American Team

Dozier Named To The McDonald's All-American TeamPJ Dozier has been named a McDonald's All-American.
  • High School Sports
  • 4 hours, 21 minutes ago
Forecast

Midlands Forecast

Midlands ForecastIncreasing clouds on Thursday. High: 58°
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  • 4 hours, 54 minutes ago
Local

Haley Says Her Tax Plan is 1st Step in Roadwork

Haley Says Her Tax Plan is 1st Step in RoadworkHaley says her proposal represents an initial step for funding infrastructure.
  • Local
  • 5 hours, 52 minutes ago
News

Confirmation Hearing Held for DSS Nominee

Confirmation Hearing Held for DSS NomineeSusan Alford testified before a senate committee for two hours this morning and told senators that she wants to visit each county, assess its needs and hear why caseworkers leave the agency.
  • News
  • 5 hours, 54 minutes ago
Crime

Pics Released of Knife-Wielding Suspect

Pics Released of Knife-Wielding SuspectColumbia police have released surveillance pictures of a suspect who they say tried to rob a store with a knife.
  • Crime
  • 6 hours, 48 minutes ago
Education

SC State Seeking Additional $14 Million

SC State Seeking Additional $14 MillionFinancially troubled South Carolina State University is seeking an additional $14 million, which includes $6 million to pay off a state loan lawmakers approved last spring.
  • Education
  • 8 hours, 1 minute ago
Money

BB&T Apologizes for Problem that Emptied Customer Accounts

BB&T Apologizes for Problem that Emptied Customer AccountsBB&T Corp. is apologizing for a processing problem that caused some customer accounts to show incorrect balances or zero funds.
  • Money
  • 8 hours, 21 minutes ago
Life

Missing Hunter Survives in Woods for Days on Water

Missing Hunter Survives in Woods for Days on WaterA man missing for several days following a hunting trip has been found in the woods.
  • Life
  • 8 hours, 38 minutes ago
Nation

Woman Gives Away Newborn in CO Walmart Parking Lot

Woman Gives Away Newborn in CO Walmart Parking LotA newborn baby was dropped off at a fire station after a woman handed the baby to a couple in a Lakewood Walmart parking lot.
  • Nation
  • 11 hours, 13 minutes ago
Crime

Mugshots: Sex Assault Investigation

Mugshots: Sex Assault InvestigationMichael Collum
  • Crime
  • 11 hours, 22 minutes ago
Nation

UPS Worker Throws Packages, Urinates on House

UPS Worker Throws Packages, Urinates on HouseIt's behavior you would never expect from a UPS worker and it's all caught on camera.
  • Nation
  • 11 hours, 30 minutes ago
Crime

Update: Man Found in Car was Shot to Death

Update: Man Found in Car was Shot to DeathSumter County deputies now say a man found dead in a car Tuesday was shot to death.
  • Crime
  • 11 hours, 42 minutes ago
Money

Rite Aid Center to Bring 600 Jobs to Upstate

Rite Aid Center to Bring 600 Jobs to UpstateRite Aid Corporation is investing $90 million in a new distribution center in Spartanburg that the company says will create nearly 600 jobs.
  • Money
  • 11 hours, 55 minutes ago
Department of Social Services

DSS Pick Says Improvements Will Take Years

DSS Pick Says Improvements Will Take YearsGov. Nikki Haley's pick to lead South Carolina's Department of Social Services says she wants to see firsthand the challenges faced by caseworkers throughout the state.
  • Department of Social Services
  • 11 hours, 59 minutes ago
News

Judge Tosses Convictions of Friendship 9

Judge Tosses Convictions of Friendship 9A judge has tossed out the convictions of nine South Carolina black men who integrated a whites-only lunch counter during the height of the civil rights movement.
  • News
  • 12 hours, 27 minutes ago
News

Friendship Nine Exonerated

Friendship Nine ExoneratedThe Friendship Nine appear at the hearing to vacate their sentences, 54 years after being convicted in a civil rights protest.
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  • 12 hours, 30 minutes ago
Motorsports

Tony Stewart: 'I'm Going Back to Being Me Again'

Tony Stewart: 'I'm Going Back to Being Me Again'After horrible accidents in consecutive years, Tony Stewart isn't any closer to returning to a sprint car.
  • Motorsports
  • 13 hours, 23 minutes ago
South Carolina Gamecocks

Spurrier Says 'Deflate-Gate' is Not New

Spurrier Says 'Deflate-Gate' is Not NewAs a former Heisman Trophy winning quarterback and head coach in both the National Football and United States Football leagues, Steve Spurrier had a lot of opinions about "deflate-gate" with the New England Patriots.
  • South Carolina Gamecocks
  • 13 hours, 30 minutes ago
Local

House Panel Passes Road Plan that Differs from Haley's

House Panel Passes Road Plan that Differs from Haley'sThose buying gas and those buying cars would pay more under a road-funding plan that passed a House committee Tuesday.
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 38 minutes ago
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