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McGuire shuts down reactors

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Duke Power shut down one of its two reactors at the McGuire Nuclear Station on Wednesday due to a steam leak. The leak was first discovered in the morning in a two-inch line which helps turn the plant’s turbines. It did not become a problem until the afternoon. Officials decided…

Rhyne honored by YMCA

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CHARLOTTE — Johnathan Rhyne, attorney and partner of The Jonas Law Firm, was among those recognized Monday at the Adam’s Mark Hotel by the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. Rhyne was named recipient of this year’s George Williams Award. He is a founding board member of the Lincoln County YMCA as…

Pavilion buys scannng tools

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The East Lincoln Healthcare Pavilion, an outpatient center of Lincoln Medical Center, is continuing to expand and improve. The Imaging Center has added a new CT Scanner and an ultrasound machine. The $400,000 CT scanner installed at the end of January helps doctors look inside parts of the body, such…

Lake Calendar

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ELBA MEETING ELBA will meet Thursday, March 10 at 7 p.m. at Unity Presbyterian Church. Duke Power will be doing the program. COMMUNITY GARDEN CLUB The East Lincoln Community Garden Club will meet Monday, March 14 at 9:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall of Webbs Chapel Church. The program will…

Around Town 3/2/2005

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST PRODUCTION North Lincoln High School will present Beauty and the Beast March 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. A performance will be held at 3 p.m. on March 6. Tickets are $7 for students, college students with ID and senior citizens and $10 for adults. To reserve tickets…

Ordination

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Heard any good books lately?

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Want to catch up on the classics, but don’t have time? Hoping to learn from the good book, but your hands are full? Addicted to mysteries and working a factory job? Audio books come to the rescue! “I’m a tape worm,” said Sue Johnson, an audio book enthusiast. “I love…

Many who need hearing aids don`t have them

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Over 5,000 people in Lincoln County identify as having a loss of hearing. Of those, 313 people have a profound loss. The Lincolnton Lions Club hopes to aid those disabled with the assistance of the North Carolina Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing. “Deafness comes…

Club cook finds life in the kitchen

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Brian Kilkenny never wanted to be a chef. He was a political science major and hated cooking. When he was a college student in New York State, his Italian roommate would make dinner and he would do the dishes. “It’s kind of ironic actually,” Kilkenny said. After taking a part-time…

P & R offers spring camp for kids

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Spring break is just around the corner. The kids will be out of school and what to do will be the popular question. The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation Department is now offering a Spring Break camp to be held March 28 to April 1 for children in kindergarten through…