COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina utility has no timeline for re-submitting its plans for bailing on a nuclear power project and recouping billions more from customers. But executives for South Carolina Electric & Gas emphasized Wednesday in a teleconference with financial analysts that the utility's plans haven't changed.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A less-than-expected surplus is cutting $12 million more from South Carolina's nearly $8 billion budget. This week's annual accounting report by Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom shows last fiscal year closed June 30 with a $60.4 million surplus.
GREEN SEA, S.C. (AP) - Authorities in South Carolina have rescued a baby who was found inside a parked car which also contained a dead woman. Horry County Deputy Coroner Tony Henrick says 31-year-old Latosha Lewis of Tabor City, North Carolina, was pronounced dead early Tuesday near an intersection in Green Sea, a community near the state border. Lorea Arthur, a friend of the victim, tells WMBF-TV that the baby is the dead woman's child.
GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) - An inmate who escaped from a South Carolina jail by jumping from the roof has been recaptured. The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office said 22-year-old Nathaniel Wideman was captured by Laurens County sheriff's deputies late Wednesday morning. A Greenwood County employee saw Wideman jump from the jail roof Tuesday and climb a fence and run away.
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