Tuesday Headlines: Flannel Pajamas Time, Charleston
Winter arrives early in South Carolina, in time for fried turkey and sweet potatoes. In the Lowcountry, the National Weather Service issued a frost watch from tonight through Wednesday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to 28 degrees Fahrenheit inland and hover around 30 along the coast. In the upstate and Midlands, look for dangerous weather conditions as temperatures are expected to drop in the mid-20s. Wednesday daytime conditions are expected to be in the mid-1950s. More: The Post and Courier, WITV, The Orangeburg Times & Democrat
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The SC nuclear power plant remains offline after a malfunction. A week after a malfunction sparked a fire at the VC Summer nuclear plant in Jenkinsville, the plant remains offline. About 250,000 state customers receive electricity from the plant, but other generation is available when nuclear operations are offline. Dominion Energy officials did not provide a schedule for the return to service. More: Post and courier
Calculator says SC has excellent air quality but poor for abortion rights. A new quality of life calculator examines why people move to certain states and what those states have to offer. Take the quiz or just see where South Carolina ranks. More: The New York Times
19 holes discovered at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site. Park officials say one person likely used a metal detector and dug 19 holes at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site on Sullivan Island this month. It is both illegal to dig on a national site and to use a metal detector. The site is the former plantation of one of the signatories of the American Constitution, Charles Pinckney. More: AP News
The Port of Charleston posts the 8th month of record volumes. For eight consecutive months, the State Ports Authority has reported record volumes at the Port of Charleston. The authority reported moving 234,923 TEUs – an industrial measure equivalent to a 20-foot container – at the Wando Welch terminal, the North Charleston terminal and the Hugh K. Leatherman terminal. More: Charleston Regional Business Journal
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