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04/22/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — The Santee Cooper Vector Management Program has announced the areas in its management control zone for this year’s seasonal mosquito spraying around lakes Marion and Moultrie. Santee Cooper typically sprays around 60,000 acres annually by truck for adult mosquito control and about 300 acres for larval control [...]
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04/21/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper will conduct a test of its 15 warning sirens for the Santee Dam floodplain in Berkeley, Clarendon and Williamsburg counties on Monday, May 4. As part of the test, Santee Cooper will set off each siren in test mode, which includes about a one-minute siren followed by a pre-recorded message and a live [...]
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04/20/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper has awarded the contract for the demolition of Grainger Generating Station near Conway to National Salvage and Service Corp. National Salvage and Service Corp. will begin mobilizing to the site the week of May 4. Demolition work is scheduled to begin the second week of May, with interior equipment [...]
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03/25/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper begins its spring 2015 Mini-Bond sale April 1, offering investors the opportunity to purchase municipal bonds throughout April for as little as $200. Santee Cooper Mini-Bonds, which are tax exempt, are available for purchase by residents of South Carolina, customers of Santee Cooper, members of the [...]
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03/23/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper has approved a $4 million loan to Cherokee County for a 50,000-square-foot industrial spec building to help the county attract new industry and jobs. The loan was approved through the Santee Cooper Economic Development Loan Program. The spec building will be located in Cherokee County's Upstate [...]
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03/06/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper has announced 2015 operating hours for the Pinopolis Lock at the Jefferies Hydroelectric Station on Lake Moultrie. Effectively immediately, the lock will be operated from 6:30 a.m. (or 30 minutes after dawn, whichever is later), to 5 p.m. for the spring boating season. Beginning in mid-April, the lock [...]
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02/24/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — The 16th annual Shuckin' in the Park Oyster Roast is Saturday, March 14, from noon to 6 p.m. at Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner. In addition to oysters, this briny feast will feature activities for children, including a free jump castle, and live entertainment from Customs 4 and Friends, whose blend of beach [...]
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02/23/2015

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — The RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing Golf Tournament proudly announces "Our Greens are Green. Are Yours?" In its seventh year using 100 percent Green Power for its PGA TOUR event, the RBC Heritage playfully challenges other golf events to make their greens as green as the Heritage's. The RBC Heritage Golf [...]
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02/20/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Record-low temperatures in South Carolina the past two days have resulted in a new peak-demand record set this morning at Santee Cooper. The new peak record of approximately 5,869 megawatts was recorded between 7-8 a.m., which surpassed the previous mark of 5,743 MW set in December 2010. "This morning's [...]
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02/19/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — With temperatures predicted to be in the low teens and wind chills in the single digits tonight and tomorrow morning, Santee Cooper is projecting record electricity demand and asking customers to conserve energy where possible, especially from 5-9 a.m., when energy use is at its highest level. "We're fortunate in [...]
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