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Man drowns in Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
06/12/2017

A Miami, Florida, man is dead, drowning on the Virginia side of Lake Gaston. The victim, Richard C. Seavey, 49, was found at 7:28 p.m., Sunday, when search teams and divers discovered his body in the area of Gasburg, Virginia, the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday.

The changing of the guard

Date Updated: 
06/08/2017

Grandma Jane searching for new family to host Coast Guard. It’s often hard to fill another’s shoes but unfortunately there are times when it’s necessary. Recently, Jane Teasley decided it’s time to find someone to fill her shoes when it comes to hosting members of the US Coast Guard Station in Elizabeth City.

Mussel kill on Pretty Creek under investigation

Date Updated: 
06/07/2017

N.C. Wildlife and N.C. State University along with Lake Manager A.J.Reyes are investigating reports of dead mussels floating up on shore in Pretty Creek.

Virginia hikers protest natural-gas pipelines

Date Updated: 
06/03/2017
Source: 
VCU Capital News Service

Holding signs saying “Reject and Protect” and “No Pipeline,” dozens of Appalachian Trail hikers held a protest Friday at Capitol Square to voice their disapproval of Gov.

Annual LGA Membership meeting

Date Updated: 
06/02/2017
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

Mark your calendars and plan to join us for our Annual Membership Meeting on Saturday, June 10. The meeting will be held at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church, located on Hwy. 903 across from Subway Restaurant. Check in and refreshments will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting will get underway at 10 a.m.

Lake Gaston Annual Fireworks Display Saturday, July 1

Date Updated: 
05/31/2017
Source: 
Lake Gaston Association

The Lake Gaston Annual Fireworks display is Saturday, July 1 (rain date July 2) at dark, at Eaton Ferry Bridge. It’s an event that draws boats from east and west of the bridge by the hundreds.

Lake Clean-Up ~ A Great Success

Date Updated: 
05/31/2017
Source: 
Lake Gaston Association

To all who participated in the 7th Annual Lake Clean-Up on May 20th, a great big “THANK YOU”. We know there were those who could not help on the day of the event but helped in one way or another.

Three Arrested Following River Ridge Disturbance

Date Updated: 
05/31/2017
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

The Mecklenburg Sheriff's Office says three people were arrested early Sunday morning following a reported altercation in the River Ridge subdivision on Lake Gaston.

A busy Memorial Day weekend at the lake

Date Updated: 
05/30/2017

It was a busy Memorial Day weekend at Lake Gaston. Our waterfront restaurants – Shady Shack, The Pointe and Watersview — were busy hosting live entertainment and serving up delicious dishes.

Be Safe, Be Seen

Date Updated: 
05/22/2017
Source: 
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

DGIF Conservation Police Officers on the water often see some strange lights at night, and they are not from UFOs. Despite the trend to light up your boat, your lighting configuration may not only be creating a navigation hazard for your fellow night-time boaters, but they may also be illegal.

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