Lyngbya

Date Updated: 
08/03/2016

New lake manager A.J. Reyes has his work cut out for him and it won’t just be Hydrilla he’s fighting. Reyes has another nemesis rearing its ugly head.

In the Air at the Fair

Date Updated: 
07/27/2016

Water sport enthusiasts gathered by land and boat Saturday, July 23 for AF Wake’s 6th annual Big Air Fair at South Shore Realty on Eaton’s Ferry Bridge.

O’SAIL to hold The Crossing

Date Updated: 
07/26/2016

O’SAIL will hold The Crossing beginning with registration at 8 a.m., followed by the launch at 9 a.m. Aug. 13 at Morningstar Marina.

South Hill Fireworks postponed to Labor Day weekend

Date Updated: 
07/04/2016
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

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

Three [boating] accidents reported with minor injuries over weekend

Date Updated: 
07/06/2016

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

Date Updated: 
07/03/2016

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

Date Updated: 
06/23/2016
Source: 
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

Date Updated: 
06/18/2016
Source: 
WRAL-TV

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

Date Updated: 
06/10/2016

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

Date Updated: 
06/01/2016
Source: 
WAVY-TV

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

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