Kayland Hagwood, WLTX

Kayland Hagwood


Columbia, SC, United States

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Recent articles by Kayland:

Doorbell camera captures fireball flying through Lexington sky

A Lexington man stepped outside for just a moment to find something he says he'll remember for years to come. → Read More

Cost of heat likely to rise due to pandemic, federal forecaster says

With prices surging worldwide for heating oil, natural gas and other fuels, officials say they expect households to see their heating bills jump as much as 54%. → Read More

Social Security to increase by 5.9%, largest boost since 1982

A 5.9 percent cost-of-living adjustment, not seen since 1982, is set to go into effect in January. How much will it help? → Read More

Susie's Chicken & Fries closes storefronts

A popular Sumter restaurant has now closed its doors due to some of the same challenges that are affecting businesses nationwide. → Read More

USC Sumter introduces 'Call Me MiSTER' scholarship program for men of color

The University of South Carolina Sumter has announced the addition of the Call Me MiSTER scholarship program at its campus. → Read More

Looking to sell your car? It could be worth more now than a year ago

Pandemic shortages have led to limited inventory at dealerships across the country, which in turn, is leading car values to increase. → Read More

Vietnam Veterans prepare for trip to National Mall to honor the fallen

On Friday, the SC Combat Veterans Association will travel to the National Mall in Washington D.C. in memory of their fallen comrades who died in the Vietnam war. → Read More

Some drugs a challenge to get as the pandemic impacts independent pharmacies

One independent pharmacy in Sumter says losing customers to COVID and supply shortages are among the challenges they face. → Read More

Hiring issues, supply shortages and price hikes could mean trouble for holiday shoppers

This holiday season comes with many challenges for businesses and customers alike, from hiring issues to supply shortages and even price hikes amid the pandemic. → Read More

Sumter family has copperhead scare, warns others to 'watch where they're walking'

Copperheads and other snakes eat things like fleas and ticks, helping to control pests around homes. If bitten, the person impacted should call emergency services. → Read More

Sumter couple awarded $30k for immigration service

A Sumter couple, Milton and Nicole Gamble, has been awarded $30,000 for their work in the community assisting clients through the immigration process. → Read More

Hayride, pumpkin patch and more at Fall Farm Days in Sumter County

At Dorr Farms in Gabel, they're celebrating with Fall Farm Days with a corn maze, hayride, pumpkin patch and much more. → Read More

Family, friends hoping for closure in 'suspicious' death of Sumter mother

Family and friends of Rose Marie Drigger are hoping for closure as the Sumter County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate her death. → Read More

Sweet and savory vendors at Swan Lake for Tasty Tuesdays through October

Each Tuesday through October 26, 'Tasty Tuesdays' will be held at the visitor's center at Swan Lake Iris Gardens in Sumter. → Read More

Richland County sees uptick in people seeking crisis relief as eviction protections end

Millions of dollars in rent and utility assistance are still available for those in need. → Read More

Town hall to discuss future of Pearl Fryar's Topiary Garden

Normally, Fryar is behind the gardening tools, but he's not able to do the work due to recent health challenges. → Read More

Hall of Fame induction bittersweet for family of Lee County officer who died of COVID-19

Sgt. Newman was a coach and mentor to area youth with a sense of humor and love for Gamecock football. He has four children. → Read More

Fairfield County EMS calls up roughly 18% as coronavirus spreads

Fairfield County residents lost their local hospital three years ago. With a free-standing ER remaining, the EMS director discusses what they're seeing. → Read More

Sumter County grant program opens for nonprofits, churches

Applications for grants up to $15,000 under the American Rescue Plan Act are now being received by Sumter County Government. → Read More

Multiple SC schools damaged in viral Tik Tok challenge

Sumter, Lexington School Districts One and Three, and Kershaw County have all been impacted by the 'Devious Lick' social media challenge. → Read More