Judge punts on dismissal of SCE&G lawsuit

WINNSBORO – A Circuit Court judge declined to rule last week on a request by SCE&G to dismiss an injunction against the utility that was filed by the county. The case came before Circuit Judge John C. Hays early in the day in the Fairfield County Courthouse. However, because the judge said he felt it […]

Update on SCE&G lawsuit

WINNSBORO – Last week attorneys for South Carolina Electric and Gas Company (SCE&G) argued in the Sixth Circuit Judicial Court for a change of venue for the lawsuit filed against them by Fairfield County. Attorneys for Fairfield County argued that the trial should remain in the county where the incident (the abandonment of reactors two […]

SCE&G asks for venue change

WINNSBORO – South Carolina Electric and Gas Company has filed a motion for a change of venue for the lawsuit Fairfield County filed on Nov. 29, 2017 against the utility for a temporary injunction.  The matter is to be heard on Thursday before Judge Paul Burch. “SCE&G is asking to have the trial moved to […]

County takes SCE&G to court

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County faced off with attorneys for South Carolina Gas and Electric (SCE&G) last week in Common Pleas Court in Winnsboro before Sixth Judicial Circuit Judge Brian Gibbons. Lawyers for the County called for the immediate issuance of a temporary injunction against SCE&G based on what the County says is the power company’s […]