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for Carolina Country Vol. 17 Issue 2, Feb 1985
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Unit One of the Catawba Nuclear Plant has produced its first electricity as part of preliminary testing of the facility, which is partially owned by North Carolina’s Electric Membership Corporations. The plant, which is located in York County, South Carolina, nineteen miles southwest of Charlotte, is a joint venture involving electric co-ops, municipalities and Duke Power Company.
Supervisors of North Carolina’s 94 Soil and Water Conservation Districts have adopted a resolution calling on Congress to keep the Soil Conservation Service (SCS) alive and functioning. The resolution was adopted in response to a proposal which would eliminate the United States Department of Agriculture agency in two phases. This article discusses arguments for and against the proposal.
Beginning in early March, the “Raleigh and Roanoke” exhibition will be at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh to commemorate the Roanoke Voyages of 1584-1597. The voyages, sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh, brought the first English settlers of America to what are now the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The exhibit showcases 157 artifacts and documents from seventeen different international depositories.