Ice storm debris burn gets out of control, destroys trailers

...The Langley and Belvedere fire departments responded to the scene, along with the North Augusta Department of Public Safety. The South Carolina Forestry Commission and South Carolina Electric and Gas were also on hand to assist crews.

High winds cause thousands of power outages across Augusta area

...as many as 1,600 power outages, Chalker confirmed.At 10:31 p.m., the hardest hit area locally for South Carolina Electric and Gas was near Beech Island, where there were 173 outages, according to SCE&G's online outage map.By...

Fire spurs Samaritans

...assistance in many ways.Food, clothing and necessary toiletries were brought to them before mid-afternoon. South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. staff were there in the morning, and so were other individuals who showed up to put tarps in place...

Power companies say outage numbers dwindling

...that's slowing us down."Jefferson Energy expects 550 additional workers to arrive Monday, Chalker said.South Carolina Electric and Gas workers still faced more than 14,300 outages across the state Sunday evening, spokeswoman Angie Townsend...

Haley tours Aiken County storm damage

...electricity Friday afternoon. In Aiken County alone, 51,000 people didn't have power, she said.Keller Kissam, South Carolina Electric and Gas Co.'s retail operations president, said the storm was as damaging to the company's infrastructure...

Ice causing power outages

...Unfortunately, it appears this is going to be quite a storm and it's going to cause outages," he said.South Carolina Electric and Gas had about 6,300 outages at 8:30 a.m. with the majority of outages reported in Aiken County. More...

Icy roads cause dangerous driving conditions, numerous wrecks

...than five homes lose electricity in Augusta, Hephzibah and Burke County; Jefferson Energy had one outage; and South Carolina Electric and Gas reported none.Emergency personnel urged motorists to drive cautiously Thursday morning, especially...

Record cold sends power use surging for SCE&G

...high mark of 98,785 megawatt hours was set Aug. 10, 2007. It was more than 100 degrees outside that day. South Carolina Electric & Gas has 675,000 customers setting those records. Be interesting to see if the cold record makes its way into...

Dan Thompson

...They both loved to travel and enjoyed going on cruises and mountain vacations together. Mr. Thompson worked for SC Electric and Gas Company and retired after a 46 year career as a supervisor of the linemen for Beaufort County. Mr. Thompson...

Fish passage plan for Savannah River takes shape

...earlier this month," Birdwell said, "but we are moving forward."Other members of the stakeholders' consortium include Aiken County, DSM, Kimberly-Clark, General Chemical, Po tash Corp. and South Carolina Electric & Gas Co.