Jun
23

“Bus Barn” Site to be Sold to SCE&G

By
– The State

Columbia’s 2009-10 budget — fraught with layoffs, reduced staffing at two fire stations and elimination of some garbage services — is getting help from SCE&G.

South Carolina’s only Fortune 500 company has agreed to pay the city $4 million for 5.88 acres of land at the corner of Washington and Huger streets — land that has been targeted by developers for years.

“The city of Columbia needs cash flow at this point,” said Councilman Kirkman Finlay, who came up with the idea. “Plus, it keeps a valuable piece of property on the tax rolls.”

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