City rejects bid for Roanoke Rapids Theatre

Date Updated: 
08/11/2016

The Roanoke Rapids Theatre is still under ownership of the City after a three-day online auction resulted in what City Manager Joseph Scherer called a “disappointing” final $3.45 million bid.

Get ready for Fall for the Arts 2016

Date Updated: 
08/11/2016

Fall for the Arts at Lake Gaston is back for 2016 and coordinators for this year’s event are excited about its new venue.This biennial show and sale of arts and crafts will be held this year at AFW

Lyngbya

Date Updated: 
08/03/2016

New lake manager A.J. Reyes has his work cut out for him and it won’t just be Hydrilla he’s fighting. Reyes has another nemesis rearing its ugly head.

In the Air at the Fair

Date Updated: 
07/27/2016

Water sport enthusiasts gathered by land and boat Saturday, July 23 for AF Wake’s 6th annual Big Air Fair at South Shore Realty on Eaton’s Ferry Bridge.

O’SAIL to hold The Crossing

Date Updated: 
07/26/2016

O’SAIL will hold The Crossing beginning with registration at 8 a.m., followed by the launch at 9 a.m. Aug. 13 at Morningstar Marina.

South Hill Fireworks postponed to Labor Day weekend

Date Updated: 
07/04/2016
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

South Hill’s Idependence Day "Picnic in the Park" with music and fireworks has been postponed due to weather.

Three [boating] accidents reported with minor injuries over weekend

Date Updated: 
07/06/2016

The absence of the Peahill Creek fireworks this year made for a lot more boaters at the Longbridge fireworks according to N.C. Wildlife officials.

Volunteers making environmental impact

Date Updated: 
07/03/2016

Volunteerism is a driving force in many communities and at Lake Gaston that force is making a major impact on the environment.

This enormous blue catfish caught in Lake Gaston set a new NC record

Date Updated: 
06/23/2016
Source: 
Charlotte Observer

Landon Evans, a 15-year-old from Benson, pulled a new record-setting blue catfish out of Lake Gaston on June 11 — the enormous fish weighed 117 pounds, 8 ounces.

Small plane crashes, flips into Lake Gaston near Littleton

Date Updated: 
06/18/2016
Source: 
WRAL-TV

A small plane crashed and flipped on Saturday into the waters of Lake Gaston near Littleton. William Bennett, of Williamsburg, Virginia, was trying to land the aircraft on the water near Eaton Ferry Bridge Road, but his wheels were engaged, according to officials. When the plane hit the water, it flipped onto its roof.

Pages

Subscribe to Lake Gaston Guide RSS