In Lake Gaston, striper action is hot in the main lake around the mouth of Pea Hill Creek. Large schools of surface-feeding fish are marauding through the shad schools early and late in the day. Bass are confined to the deeper dropoffs, with the majority located in 25-40 feet of water.
In the battle between native and invasive wetland plants, a new Duke University study finds climate change may tip the scales in favor of the invaders -- but it’s going to be more a war of attrition than a frontal assault.
Dr. Brett Hartis, Aquatic Extension Associate for Lake Gaston announced this week he is leaving in January. Hartis said he recently received an offer from the Tennessee Valley Authority and they made an offer he couldn’t refuse. Hartis began working on Lake Gaston in 2012 managing the aquatic plant life under Technical Advisory Group directives.
For many years, the Lakeland stage was home to a holiday tradition called “A Country Christmas”. This show combined some of your favorite holiday songs, some of your favorite country music and some of your favorite Lakeland performers with a talented live band.
The 2014 volunteer survey of Hydrilla in Lake Gaston shows the biggest drop in the presence of the noxious weed since 2007, when the first survey was done. The survey, conducted by members of the Lake Gaston Association, shows only 20.46 percent of the shoreline with Hydrilla. Last year, the figure was 47.57 percent and in 2008, more than 73 percent had Hydrilla.
Creativity flows through Sarah Bolduc like an electrical current. She is a spinning, talkative, friendly force who clearly lives her passion for creating beautiful art specifically designed for her clients.
The Mecklenburg Sheriff's office is investigating an armed robbery at a home in the Merrymount Subdivision on Lake Gaston. The Sheriff says the 911 operator got a call just after 10 a.m. on Monday, November 24, 2014. The caller said someone was breaking into his home at 87 Botetourt Court. While police were enroute, 911 was told there were two suspects inside the residence and the call was upgraded to a home invasion, armed robbery in progress.