Emily Correll, WLTX

Emily Correll


Columbia, SC, United States

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Recent articles by Emily:

Woman celebrates one year cancer-free with fundraising event

On March 13th, the same day the schools shut down because of the pandemic, Dana Lackey found out she had breast cancer. → Read More

How a South Carolina town is using scarecrows to put meals on tables

“Businesses made scarecrows and put them here and they also took up donations of cans, so, one can equals one vote.” → Read More

Group takes to Columbia streets to spotlight human trafficking: 'Unless everybody’s free, we’re not free'

A group in Columbia marched Saturday to advocate for the 40 million people enslaved across the globe. → Read More

What you need to know for the State Fair and USC gameday

While the fair is going strong in its first week, this Saturday will look a little different. → Read More

Some Lexington County employees to receive pandemic 'premium pay'

Any county employee whose work involves regular in-person interactions or regular handling of items that are handled by others is qualified. → Read More

Paso Fino Exhibition takes place at the State Fair

The Paso Fino Exhibition took place at the State Fair Thursday showcasing Pure Puerto Rican Paso Finos. → Read More

City to save thousands with LED street lights

The City of Columbia has the potential to save hundreds of thousands of dollars by simply switching over to LED street lights. → Read More

'Dream big and go for those dreams': PE Coach finishes Boston Marathon

Elease Anderson opted to run the Boston Marathon virtually so she enlisted her school family to help her out. → Read More

'They are heroes': SC Vietnam veterans return from pilgrimage to DC

Sunday afternoon, a group of Vietnam Veterans returned from a trip to Washington that held special meaning. → Read More

Nonprofit, Irmo church team up to help local man with home repairs

According to the happy homeowner, the helping hands couldn’t have come at a better time. → Read More

Hole in SC school roof draws concern; district says doing its best it can

The hole in a Lee County school roof has frustrated the community for 5 years. But school officials and state records show nearby structures are safe for students. → Read More

Why is there a gaping hole on the top of this Lee County school?

A viewer sent us a picture of a gaping opening on the roof of a wing at Dennis Elementary School in Bishopville. → Read More

Camden Middle School science teacher passes away

43-year-old JoAnna Robertson was a 6th grade science teacher at Camden Middle School in Kershaw County. She passed away on Monday. → Read More

Some still feel effects of Columbia's thousand year flood

It's been six years since the 2015 flood in Columbia, South Carolina, and there are still effects that can be seen. → Read More

Face masks encouraged but not required in Fairfield, Saluda County schools

The back and forth on mask mandates in the state has many school districts wondering if they need to keep or change their mask rules. → Read More

The weird water smell in Lexington County should go away soon, officials say

Many people in Lexington County have been complaining of an earthy smell and taste in their water. → Read More

Keeping the faith in Columbia churches: 'A mask does not stop us from worshipping'

Many churches are used to the quick changes the pandemic has brought them. → Read More

South Carolina Girl Scout sells more than 5,000 boxes of cookies for one very specific goal

One troop leader said 9-year-old Gia-Imani Thompson accomplished something she hadn't seen in the 20 years she's been involved - and did it during a pandemic. → Read More

94-year-old former professor killed, Columbia Police searching for help in case

Columbia Police are seeking the public's help to find who killed a respected longtime educator in the Columbia area. → Read More

'We’re not encouraging people to just do it': Ivermectin included in MUSC drug trials for COVID-19

The Medical University of SC is looking for volunteers for a clinical trial to test three common drugs in the fight against COVID-19, including ivermectin. → Read More