Icy weather this morning closed the Ravenel Bridge and the Don Holt Bridge on I-526 this morning. Both bridges are now open. Source: AP

Beating a Dec. 31 deadline to officially walk away from the $9 billion nuclear boondoggle by a few days, SCANA qualifies for a $2 billion federal tax deduction that could lower the amount SCE&G customers will have to pay. SCANA and Santee Cooper can’t agree on how to handle the expansion now, but the move by SCANA will likely make it harder to revive the failed project. Source: P&C, The State, SC Radio

A Darlington Democrat wants to make it a crime for S.C. gun owners to fail to report if a gun is stolen. If found guilty three times, the offender would be banned from owning guns for three years. Source: The State


A doodle purportedly by a Spartanburg-area serial killer in prison showed up on a ‘murderabilia’ website for $100, but was removed when a local newspaper inquired. Source: Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Car registration costs will increase by $16 beginning on Monday as part of budget changes last year to boost revenue for road improvements. Source: P&C