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Progress Energy Carolinas to retire Lee coal-fired power plant Sept. 15

Progress Energy Carolinas to retire Lee coal-fired power plant Sept. 15

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (Sept. 14, 2012) – Progress Energy Carolinas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, will officially close the coal-fired H.F. Lee power plant near Goldsboro, N.C., Sept. 15. This is the second such retirement under the utility’s fleet-modernization program, which will help ensure continued grid reliability, reduce the long-term price impact on customers, reduce air emissions and water usage, and offer new economic development opportunities. The Lee Plant has been a vital part of meeting the needs of Progress Energy Carolinas’ customers since it began commercial operation in 1951. Located on the Neuse River west of Goldsboro, the plant was one of the first major construction projects in the utility’s post-World War II expansion. A second coal-fired unit was added […]

CAA Blood Challenge On The Horizon

CAA Blood Challenge On The Horizon

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is partnering with the American Red Cross in the CAA Blood Challenge on Sept. 20.

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Charlotte Knights Lose Game Three 4-1, Season Comes to a Close

Charlotte Knights Lose Game Three 4-1, Season Comes to a Close

(Fort Mill, SC) – The 2012 season was a memorable one for the Charlotte Knights. The club won 83 games during the regular season, promoted 17 players to the Chicago White Sox, and went all the way to the Governors' Cup Finals for the first time in 12 years.

Maddie McCormick’s Strike Keeps UNCW Streaking

Maddie McCormick’s Strike Keeps UNCW Streaking

Maddie McCormick scored in the 71st minute to extend UNCW's winning streak with a 1-0 victory at Coastal Carolina Thursday.

Museum of the Albemarle: Paint the Past!

Museum of the Albemarle: Paint the Past!

Students will have the opportunity to illustrate their favorite event in history to go on display at the Museum of the Albemarle on Saturday, November 17, 2012. Entries must be submitted by 4:00 pm, November 2, 2012 by either mail or dropped off at the…

Award-Winning Humorist Jeanne Swanner Robertson at the N.C. Museum of History

Award-Winning Humorist Jeanne Swanner Robertson at the N.C. Museum of History

Award-winning humorist and former Miss North Carolina Jeanne Swanner Robertson uses her down-home Southern drawl to leave audiences laughing. Known as one of the most popular public speakers in America, she turns her life experiences into hilarious sto…

Gamecock Men’s Tennis Opens Fall at Duke Fab Four

Gamecock Men’s Tennis Opens Fall at Duke Fab Four

South Carolina men’s tennis kicks off the 2011-12 season this weekend, traveling to Cary, N.C., for the Duke Fab Four Invitational. The Gamecocks are making their third appearance at the annual event, held this year at Cary Tennis Park. Sophomores Thia…

UNCW Men’s Soccer Preview: Hilton Garden Tour

UNCW Men’s Soccer Preview: Hilton Garden Tour

UNCW plays host to Saint Mary's, Binghamton and Appalachian State this weekend at the 8th annual Hilton Garden Inn Classic.

Tarheel Political Analysts at the Museum of History

Tarheel Political Analysts at the Museum of History

As a key swing state, North Carolina has become a battleground in the presidential election. Opinions will fly as the Obama and Romney campaigns heat up in the Tar Heel State. What do well-known North Carolina political analysts think about how the bat…

Best Fan Accessibility in Motorsports at O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals

Best Fan Accessibility in Motorsports at O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals

This weekend the fastest accelerating machines on the planet will launch into the first of the six-race NHRA Countdown to the Championship at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. The on-track action will be stellar, with conditions expected to…