Celebrity Cook-Off, Oktoberfest Beer Garden kick off the fun in Clarksville

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
10/01/2014

Clarksville’s Harvest Days festival is this weekend, and the good times kick off Friday with two events you won’t want to miss. From 4-7 p.m., Mecklenburg’s Finest Charity Cook-off will take place at the Virginia Avenue Mall rear parking lot.

Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - September 26, 2014

Updated: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014

Throughout the state, the lower temperatures will accomplish three things; lower the water temperatures, cause the fish to head to the backs of the creeks, chasing baitfish, and make the fish much more aggressive in feeding.

In Buggs Island Lake, the water level is at 300 feet and stable.

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For second time, raw sewage runs into [Buggs Island] lake after heavy rainfall

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
09/24/2014

For the second time in less than four months, the Clarksville Waste Treatment plant has released raw sewage and storm water into Buggs Island Lake. The most recent occurrence was on Sept. 8 around 4:45 p.m. when 7,500 gallons of wastewater drained into the lake.

New manager has lots in store for [Vance Co.] fair

Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch (Registration Required)
Date of Story: 
09/22/2014

The forecast projects drizzle during the opening day of the Vance County Fair on Wednesday, but manager Mike Stephens said the show would go on unless there is tremendous downpour.

Upstream uranium interests still at it

Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer
Date of Story: 
09/18/2014

Virginia Energy Resources, Inc. formerly Virginia Uranium Ltd has no intentions of giving up on uranium mining upstream of Lake Gaston. According to public documents filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators, in spite of data in numerous studies proving uranium mining in...

Waterfront property declines raise concerns about recent reassessment

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
09/10/2014

Mecklenburg’s new tax assessment is causing concern among some homeowners, particularly those with lakefront properties, after some land and home values decreased dramatically in tax value.

Hydrilla being put in the lake, Corps fears

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
08/27/2014

Despite efforts to stem the spread of hydrilla in Kerr reservoir, US Army Corps of Engineers officials continue to find new outgrowths of the invasive plant. A 2014 survey of the lake estimated there were 1,116 acres of hydrilla, an increase of nearly 230 acres from 2013.

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