Kerr Lake Level Rising for Memorial Day Weekend - Ramps & Campsites Closing

Date of Story: 
Friday, May 26, 2017
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

The Army Corps of Engineers says it is anticipating a rise in the Kerr Lake elevation to around 307-308 feet by this weekend. Significant water is being released into Kerr Lake from Smith Mountain Lake. Levels about 306 will result in the closing of boat ramps and campgrounds. .

Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - May 26, 2017

Updated: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Bass fishing in Kerr Lake is picking up, with best fishing on the points and in the buck brush, using plastic worms. Water level is at 303 and bass are burrowed deep in the bushes. Topwater baits or rapidly retrieved spinnerbaits are best early and late in the day.

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Army Corps Says Only One Park Remains Closed

Date of Story: 
Friday, May 19, 2017
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reported today that all its parks except "Grassy Creek" on Kerr Lake have reopened following the unusually high water of the last several weeks. The Corps says there was "extensive damage" at Grassy Creek and that they are still working on the cleanup there.

Clarksville to host brand new summer music series

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

Mecklenburg County’s Tourism Office has partnered with the Town of Clarksville, Clarksville Chamber of Commerce, Clarksville Economic Development Association (CEDA), downtown businesses and local sponsors to launch the Lake Life Summer Series. Live from Clarksville, a four-part music event series to be held in downtown Clarksville starting this June-September.

Fabulous Equinox Orchestra thrills McGregor Hall audience

Date of Story: 
Monday, May 8, 2017
Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

An enthusiastic audience heard a spirited performance on Friday as the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra played in McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center.

Governor breaks ground on new ‘splashground’ at Occoneechee

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

A ground breaking for the new “splashground” facility was held at Occoneechee State Park on Monday. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and his family were there to show their support.

Three boats damaged in fire at Satterwhite Point Marina

Date of Story: 
Friday, April 14, 2017
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

Three boats were heavily damaged in a fire at Satterwhite Point Marina Thursday night. Officials indicate there were no injuries.One eyewitness is quoted as saying there appeared to be an explosion on one of the boats, triggering the fire. Two houseboats and a ski boat suffered the major damage.

Kerr Lake Park Survey

Date of Story: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

North Carolina recently passed a bond-issue for $3.75 million to upgrade a number of aging facilities such as shower houses, toilet buildings and campsites at Kerr Lake State Recreation Area. And the state is seeking guidance on how to spend the money.

Wine and water, together

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Source: 
SoVANow.com

Organizers estimate that 1,500 people enjoyed this year’s Clarksville Lake Country Wine Festival, held for the first time on the 58 Business Bridge over Buggs Island Lake.

RRBA not backing down from Duke Energy

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

The Roanoke River Basin Association is not backing down from its threat to sue Duke Energy over violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Coal Combustion Residuals Rule and this week filed a Letter of Intent to Sue.

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