Mary Sturgill, WLTX

Mary Sturgill


Fayetteville, NC, United States

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Past articles by Mary:

Pageant Contestant Raises Sexual Abuse Awareness

"I chose this because this is the hardest and this is the thing we don't want to talk about. It's taboo. 'Don't you tell about your Uncle, don't you tell about your dad. We don't talk about that.' The church you dare not talk about it." → Read More

Richland Library Goes Behind the Fence to Teach Life Skills to Detainees

Detainees at Richland County Jail get a chance to learn some life skills aimed at keeping them out of trouble. → Read More

Veterans Find Peace and Healing in Yoga Class

Blythewood, SC (WLTX) Yoga has many benefits, but studies also show that a yoga practice can help alleviate the symptoms of PTSD and traumatic brain injury. The Big Red Barn Retreat in Blythewood has yoga classes for veterans and their families for that very reason. They aim to help soldiers walk through their combat related issues and help prevent veteran suicides. → Read More

Writers Tell the Stories of Immigrants

Given the current political climate a University of South Carolina student's senior thesis is a very timely topic, the migrant worker. → Read More

Rollergirls Show What It Means to be a Strong, Southern Woman

Columbia's nationally ranked roller derby league, the Columbia QuadSquad Rollergirls held their 4th Annual Southern Discomfort Roller Derby Tournament over the weekend. Teams from all over the United States battled it out at the National Guard Armory on Bluff Road in Columbia. → Read More

Richland County Sheriff's Deputies Save Baby's Life

There are some very happy and grateful parents in Columbia who credit some Richland County Sheriff's Deputies with saving their one-year-old's life. It was a situation that any parent could go through. → Read More

Richand District Two Plans Diversity and Inclusion

Richland School District Two is taking steps to ensure diversity and inclusion. → Read More

Former Gamecock Greats Talk About Game Preparation

As the University of South Carolina women's basketball team prepares for Stanford in the NCAA Final Four, News 19 sat down with some former players for their take on this moment. → Read More

'Big Red Barn' Helping Veterans, Families Find Peace

There is a place in Blythewood where those who serve our country, veterans and their families can go to find peace. It's called the Big Red Barn Retreat. → Read More

Midlans Man Has Carolina Basketball Hardwood Court For Sale

With the University of South Carolina men's and women's basketball teams in the final four, it might be a good time to get some memorabilia. → Read More

Program Attempts to Help Fill Teacher Shortage

South Carolina is one of the states fighting a teacher shortage and with the growth of schools, the situation is projected to get worse. → Read More

Allergy Specialist Gives Advice on Pollen

West Columbia, SC (WLTX) The pollen count was a 9.8 on Tuesday and many people are suffering from Springtime allergies but its not even Spring yet. → Read More

Timberwolves Pay Tribute to Brett Williams at First Home Game

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) High School Baseball player, Brett Williams was remembered Wednesday night at what would have been his first home game of the season. → Read More

Teacher of the Week: Pine Grove Elementary's Colavito Mckie

Teacher of the Week: Pine Grove Elementary's Colavito Mckie → Read More

Why Are Some New Year's Foods 'Lucky?'

besides being a delicious meal... the traditional new years day feast of collard greens... black eyed peas... pork chops and corn bread... is supposed to bring you prosperity in the new year. so i decided to break down the tradition.. → Read More

New Book Discusses Urban Legends in the New Testament

A Midlands professor has a new book in which he writes of some misconceptions in the Bible. → Read More

Area Bands Play Columbia Band Aid Concert for Charity

18 Bands Play Columbia Band Aid Concert for Three Local Charities → Read More

Small Businesses Work to Reopen Two Months After Flood

Some local small businesses are beginning to re-open while others are caught in a waiting game after the flood. → Read More

Sumter Police Department Offers Shopping Safety Tips

With the holiday shopping season here, police are reminding you to practice a few simple tips to keep you → Read More

Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner Celebrates 25 Years

Two area churches are coming together to make sure everyone has a hot turkey dinner on Thanksgiving. → Read More