Category: BUSINESS

Posted in BUSINESS TOP STORIES

Phone scammers are at it again; this time, it’s fake Dominion calls

Early last week, the house phone rang. It was a call saying that our Dominion electric bill was seriously past…

Continue Reading Phone scammers are at it again; this time, it’s fake Dominion calls
Posted in BUSINESS POLITICS

Countdown begins to REAL ID deadline in South Carolina

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) is pushing to have all South Carolina residents in possession of the…

Continue Reading Countdown begins to REAL ID deadline in South Carolina
Posted in BUSINESS TOP STORIES

ROCKIN’ THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Embattled quarry opens with party for ‘neighbors’

A failed grass-roots effort to block construction of a new granite-mining operation near Batesburg-Leesville used a familiar bright-red traffic symbol…

Continue Reading ROCKIN’ THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Embattled quarry opens with party for ‘neighbors’
Posted in BUSINESS TOP STORIES

Columbia Airport declares end of the road for proposed I-26 connector

  Columbia Metropolitan Airport has shelved its bid for a new gateway off I-26, a decision that Lexington County officials say…

Continue Reading Columbia Airport declares end of the road for proposed I-26 connector
Posted in BUSINESS TOP STORIES

Failed transformer leaves region in the dark and Dominion scrambling

Residents in and around Batesburg-Leesville experienced a loss of power for hours beginning around midday Sunday, with more outages cropping…

Continue Reading Failed transformer leaves region in the dark and Dominion scrambling
Posted in BUSINESS

New area code overlay implemented; 10-digit calling expected

A new area code overlay – area code 839 — will be implemented in May 2020 for any new numbers…

Continue Reading New area code overlay implemented; 10-digit calling expected
Posted in BUSINESS TOP STORIES

B&L2020: Quarry opponents vow to continue fight for relevance

l   When Vulcan Materials Company announced six years ago its plans to develop a new granite quarry just outside…

Continue Reading B&L2020: Quarry opponents vow to continue fight for relevance