Big Bad BBQ Battle in Boydton attracts 26 teams

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A lineup of 26 cooking teams has signed up so far for the 5th Annual Big Bad BBQ in Boydton competition the weekend of Aug. 27.

Rash of burglaries hits Lake Gaston

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Local sheriff’s offices from multiple counties continue to investigate a series of burglaries that occurred in the area around Lake Gaston in recent weeks.On Thursday, Mecklenburg County Dep.

City rejects bid for Roanoke Rapids Theatre

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The Roanoke Rapids Theatre is still under ownership of the City after a three-day online auction resulted in what City Manager Joseph Scherer called a “disappointing” final $3.45 million bid.

Get ready for Fall for the Arts 2016

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Fall for the Arts at Lake Gaston is back for 2016 and coordinators for this year’s event are excited about its new venue.This biennial show and sale of arts and crafts will be held this year at AFW


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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.


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