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 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.
Using Facebook and a cellphone, a Columbia man traded methamphetamine to 15- and 16-year-old girls in return for sex. The drugs-for-sex scheme was revealed in court Tuesday as Jeremy Bowen, 38, pleaded guilty.
U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman boasts a cash lead over Democratic challenger Archie Parnell in 5th District SC congressional race. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson has a huge money lead over his Democratic challenger.
Susan Alford retired Monday as director of the embattled S.C. Department of Social Services. In 2015, Alford was named to head the troubled agency by then-Gov. Nikki Haley after its previous director resigned.
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.
SCANA said Friday it would launch its own investigation into whether its board and top executives mismanaged a failed nuclear construction project. It has added two new board members to conduct the inquiry.
Some Democrats in the U.S. House are starting a campaign to promote U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn of Columbia, Congress’s most senior African-American lawmaker, to speaker if Democrats regain control of the House.
After vetoing $16 million for health care, a move aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood, Gov. Henry McMaster orders S.C.’s health agency to use leftover money to cover the health care costs of low-income South Carolinians.
President Trump’s choice to be the next associate justice on the Supreme Court was tasked with deciding the fate of the controversial S.C. voter ID law in 2012. Brett Kavanaugh ruled on the law while a judge.
SC Gov. Henry McMaster will hop the pond for a weeklong international airshow in the hopes of luring new investment in the state’s aerospace industry. McMaster will meet with executives from Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Toray.
S.C.’s highway fatality rate is higher than in Georgia. A lawmaker thinks part of the solution to lowering that death toll is stopping S.C. drivers — like Georgia has — from using their cellphones, cutting down on distracted driving.
Money to protect S.C. land has been cut while questioning state lawmakers watch the S.C. Conservation Bank. The bank has saved hundreds of thousands of acres from development, but has been under fire for how it has handled money.
Spartanburg Co. Sheriff’s deputies went to serve warrants on a man & woman, when the man used an AK-47-style weapon to fire on cops from car sunroof, starting shootout. The man was shot in the leg, arrested.