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Seanna Adcox

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Columbia, SC, United States

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Past articles by Seanna:

SC's tiniest school districts planning to merge: 'It's for the students'

South Carolina's tiniest school districts are making plans to merge, driven by incentive money dangled through the state budget and worries that legislators could force them to consolidate later without → Read More

SC poll: Teacher pay, money to rural schools and class sizes are top 3 keys to reform

South Carolinians largely agree with two of the biggest complaints from teachers who plan to leave their classrooms to protest at the Statehouse this Wednesday, according to a Winthrop Poll. → Read More

Antisemitism and 'sanctuary cities' bill inserted into South Carolina state budget

COLUMBIA — South Carolina senators used the state's $8 billion budget Thursday to give new life to two stalled bills that define anti-Semitism and require the state to certify local → Read More

Democrat State Rep. James Smith Announces Bid for Governor

State Rep. James Smith of Columbia announced his candidacy Thursday after months of speculation. He is the only Democrat in the 2018 race. → Read More

Former South Carolina schools chief could be nation's No. 2

South Carolina's former education superintendent says he's eager to help expand school choice options nationwide. → Read More

SC Must Do More to Keep Teachers From Leaving, Says Director

State education officials say districts statewide must do more to help first-year teachers transition from college to career. → Read More

South Carolina governor declares state of emergency to help prepare for possible Hurricane Irma strike

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Gov. Henry McMaster has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina to help prepare for a possible strike early next week from Hurricane Irma. → Read More

Lawmakers tell employee groups more pension changes coming

Legislators told employee advocacy groups Tuesday they need to offer acceptable alternatives to South Carolina's pension system for public workers, because more changes are coming. → Read More

Utility sale could leave taxpayers with $4B of nuclear debt

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Selling South Carolina's state-owned utility could force taxpayers to cover its $4 billion debt from a now-abandoned nuclear power project, its chairman told → Read More

Billions lost in nuclear power projects, with more bills due

Associated Press COLUMBIA — A decade ago, utilities were persuading politicians across the country to let them spend big to go nuclear. Expanding nuclear energy capacity was a sure bet, they said: Natural gas prices were rising, energy needs skyrocketing and the federal government was poised to cripple carbon-emitting fossil fuel plants. With a dozen or more nuclear power projects being… → Read More

Billions lost in nuclear power projects, with more bills due

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A decade ago, utilities were persuading politicians around the country to let them spend big to go nuclear. Expanding nuclear energy capacity w → Read More

Billions lost in nuclear power projects, with more bills due

A decade ago, utilities were persuading politicians around the country to let them spend big to go nuclear. → Read More

Sorry, no customer refunds for now-abandoned nuke project

Customers who have helped foot a multibillion-dollar bill for two new nuclear reactors won't see a dime in refunds even though the project has been abandoned. → Read More

Billions down the drain as new nuclear plants scrapped

Billions of dollars spent on two new nuclear reactors in South Carolina have gone up in smoke when the owners nixed plans to build them because of delays and cost overruns. → Read More

Billions down the drain as new nuclear plants scrapped

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Billions of dollars spent on two new nuclear reactors in South Carolina went up in smoke Monday when the owners nixed plans to finish them after years of delays and cost overruns, dealing a severe blow to the industry's future. → Read More

SCE&G, Santee Cooper Abandon Multi-Billion Dollar Nuclear Project

South Carolina's two largest utility companies have pulled out of a project to build two billion-dollar nuclear reactors. → Read More

Santee Cooper to Stop Building Billion-Dollar Nuke Reactors

South Carolina's state-owned public utility has voted to stop construction on two billion-dollar nuclear reactors. → Read More

Utilities to stop building billion-dollar nuclear reactors

Associated Press COLUMBIA — The owners of two nuclear reactors under construction in South Carolina decided Monday to cease operations at the project, which has been beset by delays and cost overruns. While the decision will save customers billions in additional costs, the two utilities may get little to nothing refunded of the billions they’ve already paid for the now-abandoned project. The… → Read More

Tourists evacuate N Carolina island; local businesses hurt

A "steady stream" of tourists left a North Carolina island Saturday under evacuation orders prompted by a widespread power outage, wiping out a significant chunk of the lucrative summer → Read More

Agreement Ends Failing SC School District's Claims Over Control

An agreement between South Carolina's education agency and a historically failing school district has ended a lawsuit claiming the state unconstitutionally seized control from the locally elected board. → Read More