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Island Creek Park dedication set July 15

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Source: 
SoVANow.com

The dedication of Island Creek Veterans Park on Kerr Lake on Wednesday July 15 will culminate six years of vision and work by the community and the United States Army Corps of Engineers with John H. Kerr Dam and Reservoir in Southside Virginia.

‘Afterfest’ debuts with Lake Festival weekend

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Source: 
SoVANow.com

With the Fourth of July holiday upon us, it’s not too soon to start thinking about Clarksville’s biggest festival of the year, Lakefest, and an added attraction, AfterFest, part of Mecklenburg County’s 250th anniversary celebration. AfterFest begins Saturday, July 18 at 4 p.m. as Clarksville brings back a long-ago favorite event: the boat parade.

LakeFest shirts available now

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

he Official 2015 LAKEFEST t-shirts have arrived and they are spectacular! The artwork shows views of the lake and attractions seen at Lakefest. Kaitlin N. Klein, from Red Oak, VA created the winning Lakefest design.

Big Blow-up Scheduled for-Kerr Lake July 4th

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Source: 
Kerr Lake Parkwatch

The Vance County Tourism Development Authority will hold the 20th annual fireworks display over the water at beautiful Satterwhite Point, Kerr Lake, Henderson, NC on July 4. Frankie Faucet and “the Drips” will perform Beach and Oldie’s music along with your favorites from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

Aladdin Jr.’s young cast draws raves

Date of Story: 
Monday, June 8, 2015
Source: 
SoVANow.com

On May 31, something new hit the stage of the Prizery. Audiences were wowed by the talent of homegrown kids right here in Halifax County who star in the Summer Theater Celebration’s latest production, Aladdin Jr.

Richmond Symphony features new performers with Prizery appearance

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Source: 
SoVANow.com

The Richmond Symphony will be performing on The Prizery stage in South Boston Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Keitaro Harada will be making his Prizery debut as the new associate conductor of the Richmond Symphony .

Wine Fest draws record crowd

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

Amazing weather, fine wines and a relaxing atmosphere were enough to bring out a record crowd in Clarksville on Saturday for the ninth annual Lake Country Wine Festival. The event, which has enjoyed steady growth over the years, drew a crowd estimated at over 1200 for the afternoon event.

Kerr Lake state park wins award

Date of Story: 
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch (Registration Required)

Kerr Lake State Recreation Area was named an inaugural winner of a state awards program that recognizes individuals and organizations .

Occoneechee to get splash pool, shelters

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Source: 
SoVANow.com

This year’s state budget includes more than $1.5 million in funding to bring new amenities to Occoneechee State Park — a splash pool and permanent tent structures called yurts.

Lake Country “ready for close-up”

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

Folks around the world will have a chance to see what makes Lake Country so special next week when HGTV airs an episode of Lakefront Bargain Hunt filmed around Clarksville last fall. The show will air on Sunday, April 12, at 8:30 p.m., again on Monday, April 13, at 3:30 a.m. And on Thursday, April 23, at 3:00 p.m.

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