Cost of electric heat varies across Augusta region

...state's Public Service Commission approved an increase of $64.5 million, or about 2.57 percent, for South Carolina Electric & Gas Co.'s retail electric rates. As a result of the increase, which will go into effect Oct. 30, customers...

Possible tornado hits Charleston

...the storm was a tornado. The American Red Cross was on hand to help those families displaced by the storm. South Carolina Electric & Gas reported that about 200 homes were without service in Charleston County early Friday at the height of the...

Trees, power lines down across area

...that 626 customers were without power. In Aiken County, more than 3,000 were without power, according to South Carolina Electric & Gas.All repairs were expected to be completed by Sunday evening.Associated Press reports were used in this...

Storm causes power outages in Augusta area

...of the storm, Georgia Power reported more than 100 outages affecting 9,000 customers. Across the river, South Carolina Electric & Gas reported that 1,800 people were without power in Aiken County for a length of time.Officials recorded...

Solar power 'rush' expected in S.C.

...consumers who want clean energy and longterm savings."There will be a rush," said John Raftery, representing South Carolina Electric & Gas Company before the S.C. Public Service Commission Tuesday.As more solar power systems start operating...

Firm oversight, prudent river enthusiasts keep Stevens Creek dam safe

...probably don't give it a lot of thought. The good news is South Carolina Electric & Gas has been giving our dams a lot of thought, and a...affairs specialist for SCANA Corp., the parent company of South Carolina Electric & Gas.)

National Weather Service confirms tornadoes in Augusta area

...out electricity to 626 customers. In Aiken County, more than 3,000 were left without power, according to South Carolina Electric & Gas. Outages reached more than 7,000 at one point in the evening but have since been repaired, Thompson...

Joey McGill

...Church where he served as teacher of the T.E.L. Sunday School Class and as a deacon. He was employed with South Carolina Electric & Gas and was a cattle farmer. A loving husband and father, Joey will be greatly missed by his family. Survivors...

Dorothy Hill

...home for the past 60 years. She was a member of the North Augusta Southern Methodist Church and retired from South Carolina Electric and Gas. Mrs. Hill was the wife of the late Fraser Lee Hill. Survivors include her sister, Martha Pettigrew...

SCE&G seeks 3 percent rate hike

COLUMBIA - South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. wants to raise its rates 3 percent to help cover the cost of building two new nuclear reactors.The utility serves...