Fairfield County Newswire

Fairfield County Newswire

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

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  1. Council rejects rezoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Newberry Observer

    ... passed resolution for a memorandum of understanding between the Newberry County Sheriff's Office and Fairfield County. The Detention Center is not certified by the S.C. Department of Corrections to accept 17 year old detainees. The agreement ...

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  2. Deputes release surveillance pictures from storage theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WMBF

    The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man who was caught on surveillance video stealing from a storage facility. Deputies say that shortly after midnight on July 28, at least three people entered a storage facility in the 1200 block of US Highway 321 in Winnsboro and broke into several storage lockers.

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  3. Whose interest will state regulators favor?Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... advocates want the commission to review the pay-as-you-go method used to build two nuclear power plants in Fairfield County to see if it really reduces interest costs - or is simply another way for SCE&G to pass to its customers costs that it should ...

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  4. SCE&G critics want state to fix utility lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... has approved the first six rate increases to pay off debt from building two nuclear plants in nearby Fairfield County. 'The Public Service Commission deserves an independent economic assessment to answer the question of whether SCE&G has been ...

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  5. Deputy locates man reported missing in Tyger RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WMBF

    ... was no sign of Bagwell. Just before 11:30 a.m. a spokesperson for the Union County Sheriff's Office said a Fairfield County deputy found Bagwell safe at the Fairfield County line, south of Newberry.

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  6. Consumer, business groups want independent evaluation of SCE&G rate hikesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Charleston Business Journal

    ... units being built by SCE&G and its state-owned partner Santee Cooper at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Fairfield County are behind schedule and approximately $1.3 billion over the original estimate of $9.8 billion. "Wouldn't it be more prudent for ...

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  7. SCE&G plan could save $1B as nuclear power lowers operating costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Lexington County Chronicle

    That's the assessment of two S.C. Electric & Gas executives who spent an hour at the Chronicle last week. But neither Eric Boomhower or Catherine Love would say that the giant utility would lower customers rates once two nuclear plants are operational in nearby Fairfield County.

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  8. Fairfield Career and Technology Center celebrates grand openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Students in Fairfield County are just five days away from heading back to school. And one school has undergone a major upgrade - not only with the facility but with new programs it's offering.

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  9. Small Business Chamber Calls for Evaluation of SCE&G Rate Increases...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Moultrie News

    ... These rate increases have been to pay for the construction financing of the two nuclear plants in Fairfield County. Added to regular cost of operational rate increases, SCE&G will have raised its electricity rates by over 31 percent in the past ...

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  10. Outcry continues after clapping kids kicked from council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Billy Smith said. " "That, in and of itself, was a violation of not only my rights, because I didn't clap," Fairfield County resident Darlene Johnson said. "As a matter of fact, one little girl, before she left, she was crying because it was ...

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  11. Clean up continues after grocery truck spills onto I-77Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | WBTV

    Emergency crews have a mess of eggs and produce to clean up from an overturned tractor-trailer on Interstate 77 in Fairfield County. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety says the tractor-trailer is blocking one southbound lane of Interstate 77 at the 46 mile marker, near the Winnsboro exit.

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  12. Clean up begins after grocery truck spills onto I-77Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | WMBF

    Emergency crews have a mess of eggs and produce to clean up from an overturned tractor-trailer on Interstate 77 in Fairfield County. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety says the tractor-trailer is blocking one southbound lane of Interstate 77 at the 46 mile marker, near the Winnsboro exit.

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  13. Groceries spilled in tractor-trailer crash on I-77 in Fairfield CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Emergency crews have a mess of eggs and produce to clean up from an overturned tractor-trailer on Interstate 77 in Fairfield County. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety says the tractor-trailer is blocking one southbound lane of Interstate 77 at the 46 mile marker, near the Winnsboro exit.

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  14. Driver trapped in overturned 18-wheeler on I-77SRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Driver trapped in overturned 18-wheeler on I-77S Columbia, SC - South Carolina Highway Patrol is working to clear the scene of an overturned 18-wheeler. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1SNai4u Columbia, SC - South Carolina Highway Patrol and Fire officials are working to get one person freed after an 18-wheeler overturned on Interstate 77 near Fairfield County.

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  15. Man linked to French Connection ring fighting new drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Myrtle Beach Online

    A Connecticut man linked by federal authorities to The French Connection heroin ring that spawned an Oscar-winning film of the same name is fighting to have a new drug case against him dismissed, even though he's pleaded guilty. Seventy-four-year-old Alfred Catino, of Danbury, was among 16 people busted in Connecticut in 2012 for distributing marijuana, cocaine and oxycodone in Fairfield County.

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  16. SCE&G sets nuclear module into place at V.C. Summer nuclear power plantRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Utility Products

    ... 3,500 CB&I and Westinghouse personnel and subcontractors are employed on the nuclear construction site in Fairfield County, S.C., where V.C. Summer Unit 1 has operated safely and reliably for more than 30 years and V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 are ...

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  17. SCE&G, state agency, industrial users group reach settlement agreement on nuclear projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    A recent aerial view shows work progressing on Units 2 and 3 at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Fairfield County. The agreement must be approved by the S.C. Public Service Commission , which plans to hold public hearings on the matter at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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  18. Stand up against rate hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Two new nuclear reactors at the V.C. Summer site in Fairfield County might not go online for another four years, but plenty of South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. customers are already feeling the heat.

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  19. Deputies keep two men from jumping off bridges during Fourth of July weekendRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | WMBF

    ... said. A seemingly minor injury considering it helped save a life. It was the Fourth of July and deputies in Fairfield County were called to Taylor's Creek Bridge in the Lake Wateree area. "Let me give this to you," Lt. Cornelius Robinson tells a man ...

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  20. Left to dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... people don't want to be found," Beres said. Joel Davis' father-in-law crashed his car on a state road in Fairfield County in November 2010. It's likely he too misjudged a curve and flipped his car into a ditch. "For whatever reason, Billy walked ...

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