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8:04 pm on Tuesday April 1, 2014

Comcast out across the Charleston area

It's not just you, outages range from downtown Charleston, to West Ashley, to Mount Pleasant.
6:34 am on Wednesday August 22, 2012

Bankruptcy for Direct Air (Update: $9.6m in federal fines)

Photo © 2010 J. Ronald Lee. Update August 22, 2012: Direct Air is facing up to $9.6 million dollars in federal fines for canceling, which stranded passengers across the country.  Direct Air canceled 144 flights in March 2012 due to unpaid bills,...
5:26 am on Monday April 30, 2012

Time Warner Cable nearly ruins Sunday night TV viewing for SC

Flickr user akeg Yesterday, Sunday, April 29, most of South Carolina was affected by a severe cable outage that threatened thousands with the possibility of missingThe Simpsons, Mad Men, and Game of Thrones.  The outage only lasted a few hours but...
1:43 am on Monday November 7, 2011

Hargray e-mail users unable to receive outside messages

Flickr user larskflem What do February 1, July 7, and November 6 have in common? They're all dates of notable Internet communication failures in the local area for Hargray. Yesterday the service provider announced: Hargray.com email subscribers may...
12:05 pm on Thursday July 7, 2011

Hargray Internet service back up (Update: And it's fixed again)

Flickr user Old Shoe Woman 4 p.m. July 7 update: We spoke with Timothy Hey, manager of plant center operations at Hargray, and he let us know that all services should be back up and running. We really can't give you the technical details on what the...
2:01 pm on Monday February 23, 2009

Local AT&T/BellSouth subscribers hit by critical Internet outage

Image by Flickr user germanium Image by 20090223-cable-cut.jpg As I write this reports are coming that Internet service is trickling back in, but shortly after noon some 10,000 people in the Charleston and Summerville areas would lose their AT&...