As S.C. lawmakers moved to slash SCE&G’s rates, the Cayce-based utility and Virginia-based Dominion Energy made a last-ditch offer to avoid the Legislature’s ax, offering bigger refunds to S.C. power customers.
James Smith, the Democratic candidate for S.C. governor, said Friday he has hired Scott Hogan as campaign manager as the Columbia Democrat tries to upset Republican Gov. Henry McMaster in November’s general election.
Tensions over a pay scandal involving Tri-County Electric Cooperative board members erupted Thursday when the part-time board members refused demands that they resign, made by a room full of angry customers.
Jason Roberts, 44, — who worked as a corporal at the sheriff’s office, the Eastover police chief and a special assistant to Columbia’s police chief — said Thursday he intended to run against incumbent Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott.
Horry County Police reports are often heavily redacted and conceal information from the public about criminal activity in the area. The move seems to be in violation of South Carolina’s Freedom of Information Act
The candidates for SC governor, Republican Gov Henry McMaster and Democratic Rep James Smith, are honest and honorable men. I would be comfortable voting for either one. It’s the first time I’ve felt that way.
The Republican National Committee said seven cities other than Charlotte North Carolina were interested in hosting the 2020 Republican National Convention. But for various reasons, almost all declined to bid.
A high-stakes legal case between state-owned Santee Cooper and 20 S.C. electric co-ops that it sells electricity to intensified Wednesday when the co-ops asked the S.C. Supreme Court to not hear the case.
SCE&G power bills will drop under the law the SC Legislature passed. But that’s just one problem from the VC Summer nuclear disaster. Lawmakers also need to reform the PSC and Santee Cooper and themselves.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the possibility of a referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit, Russia's ambassador to the U.S. said Friday.
Gov. Henry McMaster has named himself to a nine-member committee that will meet this fall to study whether to sell Santee Cooper after the state-owned utility racked up $4 billion in construction debt before canceling a decadelong nuclear project.
A private inspector who warned a Missouri duck boat company about safety flaws more than a year ago says the biggest problem with the watercraft is the canopy that can trap people underneath during bad weather.