Included in the evening's final newscast: -- Federal officials say over two dozen people were arrested after a drug trafficking sting against several homes in a small Goose Creek neighborhood. -- The special prosecutor overseeing a Statehouse corruption probe will remain on the case. -- State legislators are considering a revamp of how police officers accused of misconduct have their cases handled. -- An off-duty Aiken County
The special prosecutor in the statehouse corruption probe will remain on the case. First Circuit Solicitor David Pascoe will continue on as a special prosecutor in the Statehouse corruption probe following a judge's ruling Friday. Indicted State Rep. Rick Quinn, R-Lexington, and his father questioned the legitimacy of a March raid on the elder Quinn's political consulting firm by State Law Enforcement Division agents, saying the agents and
South Carolina's lead agency for regulation of power companies has agreed to hold a hearing on nuclear reactors under construction in the Midlands which face an uncertain future. The state Public Service Commission (PSC) scheduled the Aug. 14 meeting a day after Friends of the Earth and the South Carolina chapter of the Sierra Club called for the hearing on two rectors under construction at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Fairfield County.
Included in the noon newscast: -- Man who drowned while swimming across river near downtown Columbia identified. -- Boeing to begin layoffs for first time at its Dreamliner plant in North Charleston.
Opponents of the expansion of two nuclear reactors at South Carolina Electric and Gas operated VC Summer plant in Fairfield County filed a complaint Thursday about the project with the South Carolina Public Service Commission. Senior Adviser of the group Friends of the Earth, Tom Clements, told South Carolina Radio Network it’s an effort to get more information from all the parties involved. “We believe that this problem is really going to
The University of South Carolina announced Thursday it will receive an in-kind grant from Siemens Corporation designed to help train the next generation of engineers. The university will get to use $628 million worth of hardware and software from Siemens. USC President Harris Pastides said the grant is phenomenal. “Today is one of the most important days in modern history of the University of South Carolina,” he told reporters during a
South Carolina’s lead agency for regulation of power companies has agreed to hold a hearing on nuclear reactors under construction in the Midlands which face an uncertain future. The state Public Service Commission (PSC) scheduled the Aug. 14 meeting a day after Friends of the Earth and the South Carolina chapter of the Sierra Club called for the hearing […]
South Carolina’s Upstate is no longer in a severe drought following a wet May. The state Drought Response Committee downgraded the statuses of every county northwest of the Midlands at its Tuesday meeting. The committee had classified all of the Upstate as either in “moderate” or “severe” drought at its last meeting in April, but said conditions […]