SCDOT encouraged by drop in highway fatalities

Highway fatalities in the state continue to be less than this time last year and officials are hoping to end the year with less than 800 highway deaths. South Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT) has a record of less than 800 highway deaths in one year only twice in a 47 year period: 1963 and 1982. Through [...] [...] Read More

Children escape burning home

Three Greenville County children suffered injuries Tuesday morning when escaping a fire in their mobile home. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says the doors were padlocked and the children were forced to break a window in the back of the home to escape. Investigators are looking into why the doors were even padlocked, and why the children [...] [...] Read More

Fair ends with gunshots

The last night of the Carolina Coastal Fair in Ladson ended with gunshots. This was an area of the fair that’s called “The Main Walkway,” and estimates on the attendance, probably around 50,000 people. There were two people shot, one victim was shot multiple times, taken to an area hospital and treated. The other victim [...] [...] Read More

NRC proposes fine against Westinghouse

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced Thursday it intends to fine Westinghouse Electric Company $17,500 for alleged safety violations at its Columbia commercial nuclear fuel plant. The penalty is based on violations involving a spill of about 200 gallons of wastewater inside the plant which NRC officials say contained ammonia and low levels of uranium. A pump failure [...] [...] Read More

NRC wants Robinson nuclear plant to explain problems (AUDIO)

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is having public meeting at its Atlanta offices Monday, November 8, to discuss the safety significance of inspection findings at the Robinson Nuclear Plant near Hartsville. The plant is operated by Progress Energy. The NRC says this is a regulatory enforcement conference and will focus on the safety significance of a preliminary [...] [...] Read More