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Monument sought to recognize blacks who served Confederacy

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Blacks in South Carolina who served in the Confederate military, many of them slaves pressed into duty, would be recognized with a Statehouse monument under a proposal by two whi...

Utilities sell settlement over failed nuclear power project

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — Two South Carolina utilities are selling their share of a $2.2 billion, five-year settlement over a failed nuclear project so that they can recover nearly 92 percent of the ...

2 senators call for monument honoring black Civil War hero

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A call to honor a black Civil War hero with a monument at the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, the 2015 epicenter of a national move to strip away Confederate symbols, is being...

Senators to question utility executives on failed project

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It's senators' turn to grill executives of utilities that bailed on a nuclear power project in South Carolina. Officials with South Carolina Electric & Gas ...

Attorney: Nuclear power report should have been released

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An attorney for a legislative panel investigating the failure of a nuclear power project in South Carolina says a report the owners intended to keep secret shows they knew the re...

Irma leaves at least 2 dead in Georgia, 1 in South Carolina

ATLANTA (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Irma forced Atlanta's international airport - one of the world's busiest - to cancel nearly 200 flights early Tuesday. The storm claimed at least two lives in ...

Irma: Carolinas, coastal Georgia going on emergency footing

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Shifting forecasts raised the threat to the Southeast from fierce Hurricane Irma on Wednesday and prompted emergency declarations in the Carolinas and coastal Georgia, including a...

Witness: Charleston gunman declared 'There's a new boss'

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — First he noticed waitresses and kitchen staff starting to leave hurriedly through the front door. Then a man dressed like another restaurant employee, in an apron and backward ...

Utility drops bid to recoup billions after bailing on plant

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A utility is suspending its request to recoup billions more from customers for a South Carolina nuclear power project it bailed on last month. South Carolina El...

After failure of SC nuke plant, backers seek federal aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Proponents of nuclear power are pushing to revive a failed project to build two reactors in South Carolina, arguing that the demise of the $14 billion venture could signal doom for a...

Billions lost in nuclear power projects, with more bills due

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A decade ago, utilities were persuading politicians around the country to let them spend big to go nuclear. Expanding nuclear energy capacity was a sure bet, th...

Utility votes to stop building billion-dollar nuke reactors

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's state-owned utility voted Monday to stop building two billion-dollar nuclear reactors, likely ending the project. The reactors were set to be a...

State laws will expand concealed guns to public facilities

Starting Saturday, concealed guns will be permitted at college campuses in Georgia and Kansas, more public buildings and bus stations in Tennessee, and at the Iowa state Capitol as new laws take effec...

Samsung investing $380M in Newberry, creating 950 jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Samsung is investing $380 million in South Carolina to manufacture home appliances, creating an estimated 950 jobs over the next three years. State and company ...

Crumbling roads and bridges bring higher taxes and fees

For the first time in nearly 30 years, Tennessee will soon tax motorists more to fill their tanks. So will California, Indiana and Montana. Lawmakers across the U.S. have approved ne...