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Brunswick allocates $75,000

Date Updated: 
04/18/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

In the years past Brunswick County has not funded the full $116,000 to the Lake Gaston Weed Control Council and in fact had fallen to about $29,000 for the past few years.

Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - April 18, 2014

Date Updated: 
Friday, April 18, 2014

Fishing is excellent on Lake Gaston, with striper fishermen catching fish on live shad and bucktails, cast up on the bank in the upper end of the lake, near Kerr Dam.

Misplaced chemical kicks up toxic fumes

Date Updated: 
04/09/2014
Source: 
SoVANow.com

The accidental mixing of two potent chemicals Wednesday at the Roanoke River Service Authority water treatment plant near Bracey sent 11 people to the hospital, with at least one person, an RRSA em

Lake Gaston athlete receives national endorsement

Date Updated: 
04/11/2014
Source: 
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald

An endorsement from Centurion Boats has Lake Gaston resident Adam Fields excited about his career and is planning a major affair for June.

Making a difference

Date Updated: 
04/04/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

The Lake Gaston Water Safety Council has been instrumental in helping get required boating safety education legislation passed in North Carolina and Virginia.

NAACP, others demand Duke to act

Date Updated: 
04/02/2014
Source: 
Caswell Messenger

Nearly two months Duke Energy spilled 39,000 tons of coal ash into the Dan River, the North Carolina NAACP joined activists, experts and citizens at a church less than four miles from the Eden spil

Lake Environment: The Rusty Crayfish

Date Updated: 
Tue, 04/01/2014

We often talk about invasive species in our posts, most often plants. However, a new invader crustacean is threatening North Carolina and Virginia waters. The Rusty Crayfish, an invasive crayfish, has invaded the Catawba and Broad Rivers and associated water bodies in western North Carolina. Although only a few hundred miles from it's native range in the Ohio river, the rusty crayfish can have detrimental impacts to North Carolina and Virginia waters, including Kerr Lake and Lake Gaston.

LGSB discuss TAG recommendations

Date Updated: 
03/18/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette Observer

The Lake Gaston Stakeholders board met last Thursday at Dominion Power in Roanoke Rapids, N.C. to discuss the Lake Gaston Technical Advisory Group (TAG) plans for aquatic vegetation management before sending the recommendations to the Weed Council.

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