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Inaugural [Bike Race] event still accepting registration

Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

Registration is open through Saturday morning for the inaugural Tour de Vance, an event featuring three rides of varying distances with biking activities for children. Interested participants can register online at BikeReg.com until midnight on Friday, or at Vance-Granville Community College beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

Lakefest Idol Winner – Destiny Monet Townes!

Source: 
Clarksville Chamber

The Clarksville Lake Country Chamber of Commerce & Clarksville Community Players are thrilled to announce the 2013 Lakefest Idol Winner…Destiny Monet Townes, from Chase City, VA. Destiny and 11 other contestants performed before a large crowd this past Saturday.

Seaplanes touch down for Apr. 12 weekend

Source: 
SoVANow.com

Hoping to spark interest in seaplanes on Buggs Island Lake, members of the Virginia Seaplane Pilots Association (VSPA) will host a Seaplane Splash-down on Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the town dock and beach in front of the Lake Motel in Clarksville.

NC Supreme Court dismisses stay request in sweepstakes decision

Source: 
Charlotte Observer

The [North Carolina] state Supreme Court dismissed a request from video sweepstakes software companies that asked the court to put a hold on its decision upholding a ban on the games.

Downtown [Henderson] turns quite festive with 'Meet Me in the Street'

Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

A beautiful evening welcomed hundreds of guests to downtown Henderson Friday for the first Meet Me in the Street of the year. Smiling faces were seen everywhere as people let loose and kicked off their weekend while dancing to a mixture of beach, Top 40 and pop music provided by The Konnection Band.

Cantaloupe Festival is Saturday in Ridgeway

Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

In days past, travelers on the East Coast would leave the interstate and stop here for some of the best-tasting cantaloupes found anywhere. The melons still taste great, but growers began to diminish. Then came an idea — the annual Ridgeway Cantaloupe Festival.

Wine-Fest set for [Clarksville] Saturday

Source: 
Chase City News Progress

Wineries from around the Commonwealth will be on hand in Clarksville on Saturday for the 8th annual Lake Country Wine Festival. The event will feature more than a dozen of the best wineries from around the Commonwealth, live music, food, giveaways and plenty of fun in Virginia's only lakeside town.

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