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Sirens sound

Siren tests today!

Sirens sound July 13. The outdoor warning sirens around McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested between 11 am and 1 pm on Wednesday, July 13. There are no less than 67 sirens within 10 miles of the McGuire Nuclear Station—​and they ​will sound for three minutes​, s​ome more than once. Click here for a sample […]

It’s only a test, on April 13

April 5. The 67 outdoor warning sirens around the McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested between 11 am and 1 pm on Wednesday, April 13. They will sound for five to 30 seconds, possibly more than once. Learn more For more info about nuclear emergency preparedness, visit duke-energy.com/NuclearEP.

Siren sound: Don’t stress Jan. 12

Jan. 7. Don’t stress: The outdoor warning sirens around the McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested between 11 am and 1 pm on Wednesday, Jan.12. The 67 sirens within 10 miles of the power plant will sound for five to 30 seconds—maybe more than once. Because it’s a test, local broadcasting stations will not interrupt […]

Sirens sound

This is just a test…

Oct. 13. The 67 outdoor warning sirens around McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested for three minutes between 11 am and 1 pm today, Oct. 13. The tests are conducted with emergency officials in Mecklenburg, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln and Catawba counties. Local broadcasting stations will not interrupt regular programming. If there were ever a real […]

Power out in shaded area

Power out in stores on Jetton, 800+ customers in and around Peninsula

July 21. UPDATE 1:45 pm. [Power was restored at 1:30 pm.] Some 872 Duke Energy customers are without power in and around The Peninsula neighborhood. Power went out along Jetton Road from West Catawba to an area past John Connor and on to Belle Isle. The traffic signals at West Catawba and Jetton were functioning […]

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​On the​ waterfront: ​Lake levels ​higher than last year

​By Dave Vieser. What a difference a year can make. That’s certainly true when it comes to Lake Norman this summer. It’s the amount of precipitation our area has experienced which has made the difference. WeatherUnderground says we are more than five inches above average for rainfall through Aug. 6. You can see it in lake levels. […]

Covekeepers meet May 28

The Lake Norman Covekeepers meeting May 28 features speaker, Vicki Taylor, executive coordinator of the Catawba-Wateree Relicensing Coalition, will report on the results of the federal re-licensing process for Duke Energy and the Catawba River basin. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the East Lincoln Fire Department, 406 South Pilot Knob Road, Stanley.  Info: […]