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The absence of the Peahill Creek fireworks this year made for a lot more boaters at the Longbridge fireworks according to N.C. Wildlife officials.

Lake Gaston Guide

South Hill’s Idependence Day "Picnic in the Park" with music and fireworks has been postponed due to weather.


Volunteerism is a driving force in many communities and at Lake Gaston that force is making a major impact on the environment.


With all the great food, fun and fireworks events scheduled in the area for the Fourth of July weekend, it’s obvious that summer in the Lake Gaston region is starting off with a bang!


Citing a lack of funds, the American Veterans Tribute organization canceled its annual Fourth of July festival at Lake Gaston, near Pea Hill Creek. Throughout its past 30 years of production, the event has become known as one of the largest Independence Day celebrations in the area. (Editor's Note: This is a different event from the Longbridge Fire Department fireworks at Eaton Ferry Bridge, which will go on as scheduled on July 2nd)

Charlotte Observer

Landon Evans, a 15-year-old from Benson, pulled a new record-setting blue catfish out of Lake Gaston on June 11 — the enormous fish weighed 117 pounds, 8 ounces.


A small plane crashed and flipped on Saturday into the waters of Lake Gaston near Littleton. William Bennett, of Williamsburg, Virginia, was trying to land the aircraft on the water near Eaton Ferry Bridge Road, but his wheels were engaged, according to officials. When the plane hit the water, it flipped onto its roof.


Lakeland Theatre Company in Littleton will stage "Twelve Angry Jurors" starting Friday night, giving audience members an inside look at deliberations in a death penalty case.


Water management officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District have received final approval for a change to flood operations at John H. Kerr Dam and Reservoir.


A 75-year-old woman was arrested over the weekend following the theft of a motor vehicle.


Northampton County officials are encouraging visitors and residents to put safety first after an 18-year-old visitor, Dylan Turner from Colington, N.C.


A Dare County teen drowned at Lake Gaston in North Carolina over the weekend, authorities tell Lt. Mitchell DeLoatch with the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office says 18-year-old Dylan Turner, from Colington, drowned Sunday afternoon.