Latest Littleton, North Carolina, weather

5 kayakers pulled from river amid rough waters

Date Updated: 
07/05/2017

Rescue efforts were underway Thursday just before lunchtime after five kayakers on the Roanoke River capsized in turbulent waters and were plunged into the water.

Two injured in Jet Ski accident

Date Updated: 
07/03/2017

Two teens were injured Monday when they crashed into each other near Goat Island Monday. According to NC Wildlife Officer Dustin Durham the two boys were operating personal watercraft off of Goat Island when they ran into each other at about 1 p.m.

Not much ado about what to do

Date Updated: 
06/30/2017

An abandoned houseboat on Poplar Creek - described as a haven for snakes and described by Brunswick County Commissioner John Zubrod as “a real eyesore” - poses concerns much greater than aesthetics, according to Retired Admiral Mike Klein, President of the Lake Gaston Water Safety Council.

Boat capsizes, 3 elderly men dumped in river

Date Updated: 
06/24/2017

Three senior-aged men had to be rescued from the Roanoke River on Wednesday evening after their boat capsized, dumping them and their gear into the water.

QRR, One Year Out, topic of LGA meeting

Date Updated: 
06/23/2017
Source: 
Lake Gaston Association

The July 5th Lake Gaston Association’s monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. will feature a representative of the US Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) who will talk about the Quasi Run of the River (QRR) one year after implementation. Q&A will follow.

Acclaim in the rain: Rosemont Wine & Art Festival

Date Updated: 
06/22/2017
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Despite rainy weather Saturday, the 9th annual Rosemont Wine & Art Festival drew a huge crowd to the LaCrosse winery.

Federal lawsuit filed against Duke Energy

Date Updated: 
06/21/2017

The Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of the Roanoke River Basin Association, today filed an enforcement action in federal court against Duke Energy for its illegal plans to leave over 6

Missing Garner man found dead in locked, abandoned building near Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
06/22/2017
Source: 
WNCN-TV

A missing Garner man has been found dead inside a locked building on an abandoned property near Lake Gaston, deputies said. Thomas Earl Finch, 47, was found about 5 p.m.

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.

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