• 64,000 customers still without power in SC


    made significant progress on getting the power back on for everyone in South Carolina.

    Utility officials said about 64,000 customers in the state remained without electricity Sunday afternoon. That was down from 100,000 people without power when the day began.

    An ice storm knocked out power for about 350,000 customers in South Carolina Wednesday or early Thursday.

    The state's 20 electric cooperatives, serving mostly rural areas, had 45,000 customers still without power. South Carolina Electric & Gas reported 15,000 outages and Duke Energy still had 4,100 customers without power.

    SCE&G is reporting most of its outages in Aiken County, while Santee Electric Cooperative in Clarendon, Florence, Williamsburg and Georgetown counties still has more than 22,000 outages.

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