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5:15 am on Thursday September 30, 2010

Seeking lower tuition, S.C. puts brakes on college, university construction plans

Image by Flickr user dawilson The public political battle over skyrocketing college tuition in South Carolina has finally seen movement on the front. The S.C. Budget and Control Board on Wednesday called on the state's public universities and...
4:46 am on Thursday September 30, 2010

Seeking lower tuition, S.C. puts brakes on college, university construction plans

Flickr user dawilson The public political battle over skyrocketing college tuition in South Carolina has finally seen movement on the front. The S.C. Budget and Control Board on Wednesday called on the state's public universities and colleges,...
8:05 am on Tuesday September 28, 2010

Charleston Water System approves three year, 15 percent rate hike

Image by Flickr user Kristian MBeginning December 1st, Charleston Water System customers will start feeling the effects of three year, 15 percent hike in rate hikes. The rate changes, approved this morning, are expected to bring in over $4.5 million...
5:26 am on Saturday April 25, 2009

Santee Cooper looks to raise electric rates

Image by Santee CooperImage by 20090425-energy.jpgSantee Cooper is considering a two-year rate increase that would raise average customer bills some 4.4 percent beginning in November and an additional 5.5 percent in November 2010.  Specifically, the...
5:26 pm on Tuesday December 2, 2008

Renting the Memminger Auditorium is about to get pricier

Here's one to file under "Well, that's not going to make things any easier for Charleston's ailing theater scene." Spoleto Festival USA is set to raise the rent on the recently renovated Memminger Auditorium by 30%. Still, even at the new rates ($...
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