After a meeting with customers Thursday where the board did not show up, multiple high-ranking sources have confirmed to WIS that the embattled board will meet Friday afternoon to fire the company's CEO and attorney in an effort to scrap Saturday's customer-called vote to fire the board.
They've been blasted for bringing home big salaries for part-time jobs. But soon, the Board of Trustees for the Tri-County Electric Co-op could be sent packing as customers will get a vote to fire them on Saturday.
If the goal was to win over public confidence, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and Westinghouse fell very short Monday night during a heated community gathering at Hopkins Park.
Cottontown, an old neighborhood in Columbia, is seeing a breath of new life. And, it's just a short walk away from Columbia's BullStreet development where, so far, growth has been slower than expected. But, in Cottontown, business is booming.
At the Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park, just feet away from one of Columbia's most breathtaking views -- where the Broad River forms a roaring cascade -- is a view that'll take your breath away in a very different way a petri dish of pollution that's been snagged from the Broad River by the entry gate of Columbia's canal.
When's the last time you rode the bus? If you can't remember the last time – or if your answer is never – the director of the COMET is hoping to change that. But is the Columbia area's bus service spending to many of your tax dollars in the process?
Two months ago, the town decided to temporarily ban new mobile homes from being placed anywhere in town. Weeks later, they backtracked and lifted the ban, but tonight, they want public input on what to do going forward.
It's been a military mainstay since the eighties. It combines firepower, accuracy, and maneuverability into a single package, but the Army wants a replacement for this light machine gun called the M249 SAW. It could be a Columbia manufacturer that gives the Army - and the world - just that.