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11/19/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Celebrate The Season returns for its fifth year to once again bring families and communities together this holiday season. Thousands of enchanting lights, weekend holiday and crafts fairs, and face time with Santa Claus are just some of the delights awaiting visitors beginning Friday, Nov. 27. Presented by Berkeley [...]
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11/03/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Celebrate The Season presents the third annual Tinsel Trot Holiday Fun Run & Walk at Old Santee Canal Park on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Participants must register before midnight on Nov. 6 to be guaranteed a T-shirt with their race-day packet. Children of all ages are invited to take a twilight run [...]
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11/03/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Residents of the Santee River floodplain are invited to a public meeting at Sampit Elementary School at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Santee Cooper's civil projects department will be available to share details of its Emergency Action Plan for Dam Failure and discuss emergency procedures with residents living below [...]
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11/03/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Recent heavy rains have caused increased inflows to the Santee Cooper Lakes system, resulting in spilling operations on Lake Marion. Santee Cooper began spilling today through six primary spillway gates at the Santee Dam. The controlled spill is projected to reach 30,000 cubic feet (or 225,000 gallons) of water [...]
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11/02/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper has announced its fall and winter operating hours for the Pinopolis Lock at the Jefferies Hydroelectric Station on Lake Moultrie. Effective Tuesday, Nov. 3, the lock will be operated from 6:30 a.m. (or 30 minutes after dawn, whichever is later) to 5 p.m. (or 30 minutes before dusk, whichever is earlier) [...]
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10/27/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — The Santee Cooper Board of Directors today authorized a change to the contract for its joint expansion of V.C. Summer Nuclear Station with partner South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. (SCE&G), which will provide more certainty on price and schedule. The board approved a resolution authorizing Santee Cooper [...]
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10/22/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper has learned that Century Aluminum has announced plans to close its Mt. Holly plant. This is sad news. Century and prior owner Alcoa have operated the Mt. Holly plant as a leading corporate citizen in Berkeley County. They have provided jobs, civic leadership and significant community support to the [...]
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10/16/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper customers interested in purchasing or leasing rooftop solar panels or buying into a community solar program will benefit under a comprehensive incentive package approved today by the Santee Cooper Board of Directors. The incentive package focuses on three areas: Rebates: Up-front rebates of 65 [...]
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10/14/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper ended its controlled spill at the Santee Dam on Lake Marion this morning. Spilling began on Sunday, Oct. 4, after historic rainfalls drenched much of South Carolina. Santee Cooper reached a peak target of 75,000 cubic feet of water per second (cfs) on Wednesday, Oct. 7, with water flows resulting in [...]
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10/09/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper has reduced its controlled spill at the Santee Dam on Lake Marion to 30,000 cubic feet of water per second (cfs) as extreme inflows into the Santee Cooper Lakes system have subsided. Historic rains across the state prompted Santee Cooper to start spilling through six primary gates on Sunday, Oct. 4 [...]
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