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. Mystery plant: 'Jackson-vine,' 'Catbrier,' Smilax smalliiRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    There I was, driving along this past Sunday, botanizing in rural Fairfield County just north of town here, and I went by a blaze of red. Something in my head said it was too early to be seeing fall colors, so I had to turn around.

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  2. SCDOT to close lanes for overnight repairs on I-77, I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WIS-TV Columbia

    One lane of I-77 South at mile markers 37 and 38 in Fairfield County will be closed at 6 p.m. Tuesday for a count station loop repair. The lane will reopen by 6 a.m. the following morning.

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  3. God granted Beaufort teacher Etta Manna s wish for a a smooth exitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Island Packet

    ... "The Light." Teaching was in Mann's blood. Her aunts had left Eastover to help open an Episcopal school in Fairfield County. Penn School was private, and it was the only school on St. Helena Island that students of African decent could attend after ...

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  4. Man charged as accessory in killing of SC councilman pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WMBF

    A man charged as an accessory in the killing of Chester City Councilman Odell Williams pleaded guilty Wednesday morning in Fairfield County, according to the solicitor. Quinton McClinton, 27, was charged with accessory and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.

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  5. Fairfield Co. dog-dragging case reduced to misdemeanor, probation for suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A man accused of injuring a dog by dragging it behind his vehicle pleaded no contest Monday in a Fairfield County courtroom. Billy Ray Huskey, 48, of Mitford, was formerly charged with one felony count of ill treatment of animals.

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  6. Critics ask why higher costs benefit SCE&GRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... state-owned Santee Cooper is S.C. Electric & Gas's 45% partner in the two new nuclear plants being built in Fairfield County. Yet it has financed $3.7 billion of its share of construction with bonds. Its board is expected to approve another $750 ...

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  7. Justify SCE&G rate hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Post and Courier

    ... it needs still more money for costs related to financing the ongoing construction of two nuclear plants in Fairfield County. Aside from pain in the pocketbook that such an increase would bring, customers resent that construction delays and costs ...

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  8. Joint Base Andrews on lockdown due to active shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... and killing 37 people, mostly policemen, and wounding 40, an Afghan official said. Winnsboro police and the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office are working to locate an 83-year-old man with dementia who went missing on Monday. Winnsboro police and the ...

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  9. Silver Alert: 83-year-old dementia patient hasn't been seen since MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WMBF

    Winnsboro police and the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office are working to locate an 83-year-old man with dementia who went missing on Monday. Investigators say Ervin Belk left his doctor's appointment at 6 p.m. on June 27 near Blythewood Road and Interstate 77 and never returned to his home on Drayton Street in Winnsboro.

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  10. 83-year-old dementia patient located safely in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WMBF

    Winnsboro police and the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office say an 83-year-old man with dementia who went missing on Monday has been located safely in Florida. Investigators say Ervin Belk left his doctor's appointment at 6 p.m. on June 27 near Blythewood Road and Interstate 77 and never returned to his home on Drayton Street in Winnsboro.

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  11. Man arrested, accused of shooting at Rock Hill policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | WBTV

    Rock Hill police say John Ernest Perry Jr, was taken into custody in Fairfield County, SC late Friday afternoon. According to investigators, Perry was identified as the suspect in Wednesday's officer-involved shooting case.

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  12. Is Nikki Haley Steering Jobs Away From Florence County?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | FITSNews

    Three years ago we ran an exclusive report on allegations that S.C. governor Nikki Haley 's "economic development" agency was trying to steer a potential crony capitalist firm from one county to another in order to provide political fodder for her reelection bid. Specifically, Haley's administration reportedly wanted the company - Element Electronics - to locate in Fairfield county as opposed to Sumter county so that Haley could claim on the campaign trail that she had created jobs "in all 46 counties."

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  13. SCE&G Asks Customers To Pay - Again - For Increased Nuclear Plant CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Free Times

    ... 1 to the S.C. Public Service Commission. About 16 percent of average SCE&G power bills go to pay for the Fairfield County reactor project. - Andy Shain U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn will not be stopped if he wants to speak on the House floor about inaction ...

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  14. SCE&G wants $850 million for 2 nuclear reactorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    South Carolina Electric and Gas is asking state regulators for another $850 million as it builds two nuclear reactors in Fairfield County. The State newspaper reported the Columbia utility says this request could be enough to finish the reactors at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Jenkinsville.

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  15. South Carolina Electric & Gas wants another $850M for nuclear projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina Electric and Gas is asking state regulators for another $850 million as it builds two nuclear reactors in Fairfield County. The State newspaper reported the Cayce-based utility says this request could be enough to finish the reactors at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Jenkinsville.

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  16. SCE&G wants $850 million for 2 nuclear reactors COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP)...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... Electric and Gas is asking state regulators for another $850 million as it builds two nuclear reactors in Fairfield County. The State newspaper reported (http://bit.ly/237158r) the Columbia utility says this request could be enough to finish the ...

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  17. Critic: SCE&G confuses PSC, its customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... costs does not mean no future needs for additional costs to complete the two nuclear power plants in Fairfield County, says S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce President Frank Knapp. SCE&G wants regulators to approve $852 million more for ...

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  18. Critic, SCE&G differ on costs of nuke plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Lexington County Chronicle

    What will SCE&G spend on its new nuclear plants? It's difficult to say. The Cayce-based power company estimates total construction costs at the Fairfield County site will be at $7.679 billion by the time the second unit is complete in four more years.

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  19. Spoleto Festival, Man gets 20 years for stabbing & Man escapes...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Star

    ... vis and his accomplice are thought to be driving a grey Hyundai hatchback and were last seen driving toward Fairfield County.

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  20. Police search for man who escaped from Columbia prisonRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | WMBF

    ... vis and his accomplice are thought to be driving a grey Hyundai hatchback and were last seen driving toward Fairfield County.

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