Agency says SCE&G misled S.C. legislators by saying that a report highly critical of a failed nuclear project was kept secret because the utility was preparing a lawsuit. That report "never" was intended to bolster a lawsuit, an SCE&G partner wrote.
The S.C. House wants to focus on the amount of money — possibly $300 million — that SCE&G repays its 700,000-plus Palmetto State customers after it and state-owned Santee Cooper botched the $9 billion V.C. Summer nuclear construction project.
A Tri-County Electric customer has filed a federal lawsuit against the Midlands electric co-op, seeking to claw back the "excessive" compensation the utility's board paid itself while customers faced high power bills.
Public Service Commission allows Carolina Water to charge its customers its legal costs in a lawsuit that it lost for polluting the Saluda River. Decision gives utilities "a green light" to violate law and bill customers, regulator says.
A Midlands power company with some of the state's highest electricity rates is embroiled in controversy after its part-time board members gave themselves high pay and benefits, and worked to defeat proposals to rein in their compensation.
Charleston's Home Team BBQ is headed to the old Harper's restaurant location in Five Points in Columbia, SC. The building has been empty since May 2017. A Zaxby's fast-food restaurant pulled out of plans for the building when neighbors objected.
SCE&G is trying to keep more records secret, state utility regulators say. Regulators say they need the records to make their case that SCE&G's customers deserve rate cuts to compensate for the failure of the V.C. Summer expansion project.
Gov. Henry McMaster and his four challengers in South Carolina's GOP primary meet face to face, debating issues including the billion-dollar nuke plant debacle, streamlining government, keeping schools safe, and abortion restrictions.
A potential strike of members of the Culinary Union could cost the destination millions and lead to travel woes for anyone taking a vacation or business trip to Sin City. It could also send casinos looking for temporary workers.