Tri-County Electric’s customers — including hundreds who had never attended a co-op meeting — came from six counties to St. Matthews Saturday morning to overthrow a part-time board that had paid itself more than three times the national average, including health insurance plans and expensive perks.
Warner Bros. says a new TV series based on the DC Comics “Swamp Thing” character will be filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina. A 1982 “Swamp Thing” movie directed by Wes Craven became a cult horror movie classic.
A woman starved a dog left at her home by her ex-boyfriend for at least 30 days, sheriff’s investigators in Laurens County, SC, said. Elizabeth Lena James is in jail on a charge of ill treatment of an animal.
Plastic drinking straws are a national environmental issue. Cities and companies across the United States are banning plastic straws. In North Carolina, small businesses are leading the war on straws, looking to compostable and reusuable straws.
Lexington County police arrested a man after receiving video of him allegedly beating a dog in front of his wife and child. Mark Anthony Rice of South Congaree is charged with animal cruelty. He could face 5 years in prison, police say.
South Carolina's state-owned utility has opted to postpone this month's meeting amid confusion over its leadership as state leaders continue to grapple with the fallout from a multibillion-dollar nuclear construction debacle.