Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative (BIT) is rolling out its new 4G LTE fixed wireless broadband services in Amelia, Brunswick, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, and Nottoway counties, in keeping with the timetable of the federal agency that awarded grant funding for Internet connectivity.
The Southern Environmental Law Center objects to Duke Energy’s claim to be finished with the Dan River cleanup after removing 3,000 tons of coal ash and sediment following the February spill estimated at up to 39,000 tons.
Ernie Fleming said the Ridgeway Cantaloupe Festival gets bigger every year. Fleming and others from the Ridgeway Historical Society founded the event — now in its ninth year — to preserve the area’s agricultural history.
Stripers in the 15 pound class are being caught vertical jigging with Hopkins and Salty Dog spoons and jigs. Trolling bucktails and Redfins is also working well. Better areas are Nutbush Creek and County Line Creek, on the lower end of the lake.