A Monday, March 23, shooting at 87 Botetourt Court in the Merrymount subdivision on Lake Gaston is under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Division of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.
What started out as a slow day turned into a fishing trip that the father and son duo of Jon and Zakk Royce of Murfreesboro will never forget. Lake Gaston has spit out its share of big blue catfish, but this past Monday, it almost produced a state record, falling short by 3 pounds when Jon Royce landed an 86-pound behemoth.
The Lake Gaston Association will hold their next monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 1 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church located on Hwy. 903, 1 mile north of Eaton Ferry Bridge across from the Subway Restaurant,
TAG officials gave their recommendation for noxious weed control for Lake Gaston this year. The Technical Advisory Group (TAG), an assembly of about 10 experts in the fields of fish habitat and the management and control of noxious weeds, are tasked with the responsibility of providing recommendations for the management of noxious weeds on Lake Gaston.
The Lake Gaston Water Safety unveiled a new project for 2015 Wednesday. The Council has formed partnerships with area real estate agents to have boater safety and other pertinent information included in realty closing and rental packets.
Thousands of visitors pack the Lake Gaston region and help make the area thrive during the summer months each year, but officials and residents actively work to keep the local economy going strong during the “off-season" as well.
Lake residents may be excited to hear their property values decreased in recent revaluations in Halifax and Northampton Counties, but according to county leaders that doesn’t necessarily mean their taxes are going down.