Bracey, VA weather

Plane crashes on Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
04/25/2016

Three people, including the pilot, escaped uninjured from a plane crash on Lake Gaston Sunday.

Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - April 22, 2016

Date Updated: 
04/22/2016

Fishing on Lake Gaston has been good this past week. Striper fishermen are catching fish on live shad and bucktails cast up on the bank in the upper end of the lake, near Kerr Dam.

Lakeside Learning

Date Updated: 
04/20/2016

Edwards Beach was abuzz with the energy and enthusiasm of 40 sixth-grade William R. Davie Middle School students as they spent the day learning about Lake Gaston through hands-on education.

No advisories - no warnings on Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
04/18/2016

The recent drowning of a fisherman participating in a bass tournament on Lake Gaston had many people looking at lake conditions the day of his accident and wondering if there were any small craft advisories issued that day.

[Holiday Boat Parade] Continuing in loving memory

Date Updated: 
04/18/2016

The memory of one prominent Lake Gaston resident, Jack Houston ,will be celebrated in July as the annual Lake Gaston Holiday Boat Parade will continue on in his honor.

Notice of lawsuit filed [against Duke Energy]

Date Updated: 
04/15/2016

The Roanoke River Basin Association and the Southern Environmental Law Center announced Monday they are suing Duke Energy Progress for violations of the Clean Water Act at their Mayo Steam Plant in Roxboro, where 6.9 million tons of coal ash are stored in an unlined pit on the banks of the Mayo Lake in N.C. Water from the area feeds into the Roanoke River.

Area [rescue] squads struggle with lack of volunteer members

Date Updated: 
04/13/2016

A lack of volunteers is causing area rescue squads to question the future of the organizations in Southside.

Body of missing Lake Gaston fisherman recovered

Date Updated: 
04/13/2016
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

The body of the Lake Gaston boater who'd been missing since Sunday, April 3rd, Brian Harold, was recovered from Lake Gaston Wednesday before 10 am. Ronald Storey, the Director of Emergency Services in Northampton County says, "As search boats were being launched a call came in from a citizen reporting an unusual object inside the buoys of the search area. A search boat was sent to the area and the object was discovered to be the body of Mr Harold."

Supplemental Northampton School Tax voted down

Date Updated: 
03/26/2016

The results of the March 15, 2016 elections are in and the Supplemental School tax to build a new centrally located school for Northampton County has been voted out but the issue of education in No

Leaders learning more about the Lake

Date Updated: 
03/23/2016

Representatives from governments in the five Counties surrounding Lake Gaston met with representatives of the Lake Gaston Association, the State and Federal Governments this week at the LGA’s annua

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