Brunswick Farmers Market meeting is Feb. 4

Date Updated: 
01/23/2015
Source: 
Brunswick Times-Gazette

Organizers are gauging the interest in bringing back the Brunswick Farmers Market.

Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - January 23, 2015

Date Updated: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015

When the wind allows access to Lake Gaston, largemouth bass are hitting crankbaits in 4-6 feet of water just inside the feeder creeks. Good-sized largemouth bass are also being caught on slow-rolled spinnerbaits, fished along steep dropping points in the Poplar Creek area.

Local BB&T closing

Date Updated: 
01/20/2015
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

The Lake Gaston branch of BB&T (131 Elams Road) will close it’s doors and the ATM will be removed at the Food Lion Shopping Center later in April. BB&T Marketing President Jon Anderson said Monday the company has been looking at the branch’s performance over time and has decided it should be consolidated with the Littleton branch. (Updated 1/22/15)

Halifax & Northampton reappraisal topic of LGA meeting

Date Updated: 
01/19/2015
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

Halifax and Northampton County’s real property has been reappraised. Guest speakers at the next Lake Gaston Association Meeting will be Cathy Allen, Northampton County’s Tax Administrator, and Charles Graham, Halifax County’s Tax Assessor. They will give an overview of the reappraisal process for their county and a Q&A will follow.

State funding sought to control Hydrilla

Date Updated: 
01/18/2015
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

Virginia General Assembly Delegate Roslyn Tyler (D-75) has introduced a budget amendment that would provide state funding to address hydrilla growth in Lake Gaston, Lake Smith, Lake Chestin, Lake Anna and the Potomac River.

"2015 Freshwater Fishing Guide" now available

Date Updated: 
01/14/2015
Source: 
Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries

The new 2015 Freshwater Fishing in Virginia (Fishing Regulations) book is now available as a printed book or as a file online.

New water filters in Long Branch Shores

Date Updated: 
01/13/2015
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

Aqua Virginia announced this week that it has completed the installation of three new water filters in the system it operates in the Long Branch Shores community on Lake Gaston.

Hartis says grass carp doing their job

Date Updated: 
01/08/2015
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

There’s evidence one of Lake Gaston’s transplanted residents is finally doing its job. Former Aquatic Extension associate, Brett Hartis said November’s Aquatic Plant Survey and a more recent tuber survey show Lake Gaston’s grass carp are making a real dent in hydrilla.

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