COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Federal authorities have subpoenaed documents from both companies that abandoned a multi-billion dollar nuclear power construction project in South Carolina. Officials with SCANA and state-owned utility Santee Cooper said Thursday officials were complying with demands from the U.S. Attorney's Office in South Carolina that companies and their subsidiaries produce documents related to the V.C. Summer project.
PORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) - A port that South Carolina's governor ordered to be sold 13 years ago may finally have a buyer. Attorney David Tedder said the private developer he represents signed paperwork Wednesday to buy 317 acres including the old port in Beaufort County for $9 million from the state. Tedder said Grey Ghost Properties plans to build hundreds of homes on the site, along with restaurants, a hotel and a large marina.
SENECA, S.C. (AP) - An automotive parts supplier plans to expand its South Carolina plant and add 160 jobs by the end of the year. BorgWarner Inc. said Wednesday it will spend nearly $72 million to expand its Seneca plant. The company makes transfer cases that are a part of the drivetrain for all-wheel drive vehicles.
NEESES, S.C. (AP) - Officials had to move two high school football games in South Carolina because the fields were infested with fire ants. Coaches and administrators at Hunter-Kinard-Tyler in Orangeburg County and Lee Central in Lee County say they are taking measures so they can keep their next home games at their fields. Lee Central lost to Buford and Hunter-Kinard-Tyler lost Wagener-Salley after the games were moved. Hunter-Kinard-Tyler also had a game moved in 2011 because of fire ants on the field.
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