Cost of electric heat varies across Augusta region

...release, the company said the increase is a direct result of two nuclear electric-generating units it is building with Santee Cooper, a state-owned electric and water utility in South Carolina, at the site of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station...

Teens are making the future of recreational fishing in Georgia and South Carolina bright

...Sept. 26. Students at Fox Creek High School, the pair teamed to weigh in four largemouths toting 13 pounds from Santee Cooper earlier during the summer.The talented McKie is competing in a higher age group. "Why should I keep him back...

Georgia Power execs to explain Vogtle costs

...failed to show it can meet schedules or budgets during construction.Two utilities in South Carolina, SCANA Corp. and Santee Cooper, have run into similar delays while building reactors of the same design at the Summer nuclear station. Separately...

Development Authority courting contractors in plans of constructing speculation buildings

...Mill Industrial Park. Funding for the building will come through a low-interest loan of $3.2 million through Santee Cooper Power.Will Williams, the partnership's executive director, said the organization has more than 1,000 acres...

SCE&G: Cost, build delays expected up for SC nuke reactors

...construction delays. Now, Marsh says that number is around $698 million.One reactor is already in use at Summer, and Santee Cooper and SCANA are partnering up to build two more. The new reactors are among the first of their kind to be built in the...

SC senators say Heigel has the right experience to balance business, environmental interests

...currently on the board of the Nature Conservancy's state chapter, as well as the board of state-owned utility Santee Cooper. She said Thursday she will resign both board positions upon confirmation.Heigel is also a board member of the Original...

After damage, feds inspect construction at SC nuke plant

...continue to address the issues with a firm focus on quality and safety."One reactor is already in use at the site, and Santee Cooper and SCANA are partnering up to build two more. The new reactors have been estimated to cost nearly $10 billion and...

US firms watch delays in China's nuclear projects

...share of spending on the plant from $6.1 billion to more than $8 billion.A sister plant owned by SCANA Corp. and Santee Cooper in South Carolina has run into similar delays and cost overruns.

SCE&G seeks 3 percent rate hike

...reactors at the V.C. Summer nuclear in Fairfield County near Columbia.SCE&G and the state-owned electric utility Santee Cooper are building the reactors that will cost nearly $10 billion. The first reactor is expected to come online around...

Baab: Arizona shellcracker might be world record

A few years ago, Amos Gay, of the Phinizy, Ga., area, went fishing in the diversion canal between Santee Cooper Lakes Moultrie and Marion and brought home a whopper shellcracker.Also known as a red-ear sunfish, the 5-pound, 4½-ounce...