Three [boating] accidents reported with minor injuries over weekend

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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.

Volunteers making environmental impact

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

This enormous blue catfish caught in Lake Gaston set a new NC record

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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.

Small plane crashes, flips into Lake Gaston near Littleton

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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.

[Kerr Lake] QRR flood plan receives final approval

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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.

Dare County teen drowns at Lake Gaston

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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.

Shady Shack Grill grand opening

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The Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for the grand opening of Shady Shack Grill on Lake Gaston. Shady Shack, at Poplar Point Marine,

Fed says no wake speed at Eaton Ferry Bridge

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They say it’s hard to teach an old dog a new trick but, in Coast Guard Auxiliary member Jane Teasley’s words, she said recently she learned something new about boating on Lake Gaston at a Water Saf

Morris pleads guilty to LG thefts

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Shawn Michael Morris, 36, of Virginia Beach, Va., could spend nearly six years behind bars after pleading guilty to multiple charges in connection with a number of November thefts from Lake Gaston businesses, homes and vehicles.

Mooneyham Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Gaston

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Scott Mooneyham of Fayetteville, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 2 ounces, Saturday to win the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division tournament on Lake Gaston.


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