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7:30 am on Wednesday May 25, 2011

The other sting of hurricanes: Wind, hail insurance rates on the rise in Beaufort County

TheDigitel If you could insure Hunting Island beach, I certainly wouldn't want to pay the bill. It seems as there is one thing scarier to Beaufort County residents than the threat of a hurricane this season — paying more for insurance. The threat of...
2:49 am on Friday January 22, 2010

As folks strain, Charleston utility bills continue their rise

Image by Flickr user roberthuffstutterNot only have water and electric rates been getting more expensive in the Charleston area, but cable, too. And while I'll agree that cable TV isn't exactly a necessity of life, I do see how a rise in rate makes...
10:55 am on Thursday October 1, 2009

SCE&G rates increasing to fund construction of nuclear reactors (updated)

Image by Flickr user PodknoxImage by 20091001-nuke.jpg An electric rate increase of 1.1% has been approved for South Carolina Electric and Gas Company's construction of two new nuclear reactors. The two reactors are set to be built near Jenkinsville...
6:16 am on Sunday May 24, 2009

Charleston approves ambulance rate hike

Image by Flickr user Niemster Image by 20090524-ambulance.jpg The Post and Courier reports that while Charleston County Council decided not to raise taxes in general, they did permit a hike in the cost of using a Charleston County ambulance is...