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.
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 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 turned over roughly 1.4 million pages of documents to S.C. regulators looking into the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project. But the Cayce-based utility says the public has no right to see the documents.
The Republican National Convention site selection committee has voted Charlotte, North Carolina, as the winner of the host city bid for the 2020 RNC, ensuring that NC will be a focal point of the next presidential campaign.
A Greenville pastor will be preaching to the U.S. Senate after being invited to open the day’s session with a prayer. Rev. Dr. Richard Gibbons, of First Presbyterian Church of Greenville, will kick off the Senate’s day Thursday.
S.C. lawmakers aim to pass a bond bill in 2019 to address years of deferred maintenance at the state’s buildings and colleges. But Gov. Henry McMaster could veto the borrowing if he wins a new term in November.
After President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, U.S. Rep. and former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford again asked to see Trump’s tax returns, saying “I don’t know” if Russia has anything on the president.
The SC Public Service Commission has asked a federal judge to reject SCE&G’s request for an order barring its rates from being cut. It argues the utility hasn’t exhausted its SC remedies to block a rate cut.
With less than four months until South Carolina voters pick their next governor, some leading Republican state lawmakers suggest that efforts by a group on their own side exemplify how the gubernatorial campaign has entered the "silly season.".
About 80 people attended a monthly board meeting for Tri-County Electric, presumably because of the co-op’s pay scandal. Board members set to be presented with a petition that could kick them out of office.