Alicia Neaves, WLTX

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Recent articles by Alicia:

Texts, QR codes and something called 'shipping smishing': Your personal info at risk

Some scams you can spot in a split second. But new ploys aim to take advantage of your habits. Here are a few tricks to watch for and how to stay a step ahead. → Read More

New technology in effect alerting more consumers to spam calls

To help block unwanted calls to consumers, the FCC is requiring phone companies to use a technology that will let a consumer know if an unknown number is legitimate. → Read More

'I feel so much more at ease': Mother of high-risk student elated after ruling

A federal judge said the proviso in South Carolina's budget discriminates against students with disabilities. → Read More

SC nursing home cases, deaths on the rise

The goal is for 75% of nursing home staff to be fully-vaccinated, according to the American Health Care Association. South Carolina falls way behind, with 54.4%. → Read More

Online-only SC schools report surge in enrollment

The principal of South Carolina Whitmore School said the uptick in enrollment started last year. → Read More

SC campaign highlights culture, traditions of Hispanic Heritage

A local organization is using the extra attention brought by Hispanic Heritage Month to introduce more people to the culture and traditions. → Read More

'It's unreal the love and support': Columbia officer learning to walk again after crash

Columbia Police officer Christopher Morris is learning to walk again after suffering multiple injuries in a car crash with love and support of Rosewood community. → Read More

Meditation garden honors life of former Shandon resident

The Tao Gao Meditation Garden was built in memory of Tao Gao, a former Shandon resident who died in 2018. → Read More

'There is hope': New resource helping South Carolinians suffering from opioid addiction

South Carolina agencies believe a rise in opioid addiction has been one effect of the coronavirus. → Read More

Kershaw Co. walk to honor 9/11 victims started with one man. It now brings a community to its feet

Dejuan Warren, who now works for the North Charleston Fire Department, said the turnout these past couple of years was a welcome surprise. → Read More

SC scientists uncover dozens of Delta variant mutations

Scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina are taking a closer look at COVID-19 mutations. Their findings are shared with researchers around the world. → Read More

SC health tour works to inspire small changes that yield big results in women of color

This year's theme of the Empowerment Tour is Mind, Body, Spirit: We Made It! The first of three tour stops will take place Saturday, September 11 at 9 a.m. at Eastov → Read More

Getting the flu shot and the Covid booster at the same time, what doctors say

South Carolina is coming off a mild flu season with 261 cases so far. The previous year, 6,726 cases were reported. → Read More

'I said yes' campaign works to boost organ donors in minority communities

We're learning more about a new campaign called "I Said Yes", that's working to help more people register to become an organ donor. → Read More

Support overflowing for Columbia officer injured in car crash

Neighbors say they're eager to repay the kindness and compassion he's shown them. → Read More

'Not something we want'; First school in the Midlands moves to virtual learning

The Lexington Two Superintendent said as of Thursday afternoon, roughly 16% of students and 17% of staff at Cayce Elementary were COVID positive or in quarantine. → Read More

Here's how COVID-19 and MIS-C can affect a child's brain

"We're seeing younger people as a higher proportion of our cases. This is likely due to the fact that they are not eligible or not getting vaccinated," said Dr. Bran → Read More

'It was a no-brainer': Midlands moms share why they got vaccinated while pregnant

New CDC guidance is urging those who are pregnant to get vaccinated as soon as possible. → Read More

'I think we're back in a crisis': More restaurants masking up as Delta variant surges

"I think we all let our guard down a little bit," said Bobby Williams, Board Chair of SCRLA and CEO of Lizard's Thicket restaurants. "I think we're back in a crisis. → Read More

'People out here have answers': Family seeks justice in 2014 homicide

Lexington County investigators call the murder case of Shirley McKenzie one of the most solvable cases in their department. → Read More