Fairfield County Newswire

Fairfield County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fairfield County, SC.

Results 1 - 20 of 99 in Fairfield County, SC

  1. Attempted murder charges for one in I-77 high speed chase that ended in gunfireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... in connection with a trooper-involved shooting in Richland County Friday night. (Source: Alvin S Glenn/ Fairfield County Detention Center) One of the men arrested in connection with a high-speed chase down Interstate 77 that ended in a crash and ...

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  2. Stolen truck located, search continues for burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMBF

    ... suspect Boyd returned to the Aiken/Augusta area because he has connections there. He was last seen in Fairfield County. Boyd is wanted for a string of burglaries in Newberry, Saluda, Aiken, McCormick, Edgefield and Lexington Counties. He also has ...

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  3. SCHP: Dashcam footage of scary chase with NC robbery suspects a 'testament'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WMBF

    ... in an armed robbery in Waxhaw, NC. The chase was picked up by South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers in Fairfield County. Prior to the crash, the suspects fired at the pursuing troopers. The footage shows a muzzle flash and you hear the trooper ...

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  4. Dashcam video released of high-speed chase with NC robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... were wanted in an armed robbery in Waxhaw, NC. The chase was picked up by South Carolina State Troopers in Fairfield County. Prior to the crash, the suspects fired at the pursuing troopers. The footage shows a muzzle flash and you hear the trooper ...

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  5. Dashcam video released of I-77 officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... were wanted in an armed robbery in Waxhaw, NC. The chase was picked up by South Carolina State Troopers in Fairfield County. Prior to the crash, the suspects fired at the pursuing troopers.

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  6. Can SCE&G nuclear plants be saved?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Lexington County Chronicle

    S.C. Electric & Gas's principal contractor is in deep trouble. The Cayce-based power company reports Westinghouse Electric officials have committed to completing the two new AP 1000 nuclear units being constructed in Fairfield County.

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  7. Will SCE&G patrons be clipped again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Lexington County Chronicle

    The S.C. Office of Regulatory Staff has been rebuffed in requests to see revised construction plans for the two new nuclear generators in Fairfield County. The project is already two years behind schedule and billions of dollars in cost overruns, much of that passed on to customers.

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  8. Toshiba: $6.3B in losses tied to South Carolina, Georgia nuclear projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Post and Courier

    ... in large part to the diminished value of CB&I Stone & Webster, the contractor that was hired to expand the Fairfield County plant and build another near Augusta. Westinghouse, which designed the reactors that will power both sites, agreed to buy ...

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  9. Multiple agencies searching for individuals who shot at SCHP troopersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Multiple agencies have responded to a scene where officials are searching for multiple suspects who allegedly fired shots at Highway Patrol troopers. Just after 10 p.m. Friday night, troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol were involved in a car chase that began in Fairfield County.

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  10. Columbia man charged in burglaries at Fairfield Co. storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WIS-TV Columbia

    "While we were experiencing these burglaries in our county, surrounding agencies in neighboring counties were experiencing similar incidents," said Sheriff Will Montgomery. "By sharing information, we have been able to make arrests for offenses that occurred, not only in Fairfield County, but in other surrounding counties as well.

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  11. SCDOT looks to improve deadly rural roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... serious injury crashes happening. I-26 leading into Charleston. South Carolina Route 215 that cuts through Fairfield County." Hall is hoping to improve the problem roads with projects that'll help drivers stay on the road or help drivers drifting ...

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  12. SCE&G sets record with generator at nuclear plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Lexington County Chronicle

    The first steam generator is lifted into place at the VC Summer nuclear power plant, the first such installed in the U.S. The first steam generator at a Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear plant in the U.S. is in place near here. S.C. Electric & Gas and state-owned Santee Cooper placed it Jan. 10 at the nuclear complex in nearby Fairfield County.

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  13. SCE&G defends nuclear power despite shutdownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... due to structural damage andshelved plans for two reactors in Levy County, Fla. The SCE&G plants in nearby Fairfield County have been plagued by years of long delays and billions of dollars in cost overruns for construction. Plants in Georgia and ...

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  14. SCANA Corporation: Power For LivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Seeking Alpha

    ... a subsidiary of SCG, and Santee Cooper are building two 1,117-megawatt Westinghouse AP1000 reactors in Fairfield County, S.C. At the current market price just over $72, SCG is a buy even if it isn't at a big discount. Before I try to calculate a ...

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  15. South Carolina Electric & Gas Company Places First AP1000 Steam Generator in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Electric Energy Online

    ... oversized loads. SCE&G and Santee Cooper are building two 1,117-megawatt Westinghouse AP1000 reactors in Fairfield County, S.C. Westinghouse is the contractor, and Fluor is the construction manager. Progress toward a clean, reliable energy future ...

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  16. Officials warn of potential for black ice in northern MidlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | WMBF

    Fairfield County saw more snowfall than most of the other counties in the Midlands. In some spots, that snow could still be seen Saturday afternoon, even after the afternoon sunshine melted some of it.

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  17. First Alert Update: some counties dropped from weather advisoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Winter Weather Advisories remain in place for Newberry and Fairfield counties. All other Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories were canceled just after 6 a.m. Saturday for Richland, Lexington and Saluda counties.

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  18. Teens reported missing in NC locatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Columbia were busy Friday night trying to get ready for what the winter storm could bring us on Saturday. Fairfield County is bracing for a cold night and some slick conditions on the roads ahead of the winter weather moving in Friday night. ...

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  19. Preparing for wet and cold conditions in Fairfield CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | WMBF

    Fairfield County is bracing for a cold night and some slick conditions on the roads ahead of the winter weather moving in Friday night. Some wet and cold conditions have already begun but officials say there are no closed roads to report just yet.

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  20. Report Finds Gas Prices Jump By More Than 30 Cents A Gallon In WiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Wilton Daily Voice

    Fairfield County motorists felt a bit lighter in the wallet after the New Year as gas prices jumped by more than 30 cents per gallon, according to AAA Northeast. The agency's weekly survey of prices in Connecticut found self-serve, regular gas averaged $2.47 a gallon, 32 cents higher than this time last year.

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