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Child dies after going under at North Bend Park


A 4-year-old local boy who was pulled unconscious from the lake near North Bend Park on Sunday succumbed to his injuries Tuesday, Aug. 26 around 3:30 p.m. Mecklenburg County Sheriff Bobby Hawkins said that when police arrived at the scene around noon on Sunday, family members and the park rangers were already administering CPR.

A delectable good time, Seafood Fest upcoming on Nov. 12

South Hill Enterprise

This year marks the 32nd annual South Hill Shriners Seafood Festival. The event will be held at the Golden Leaf Warehouse, located on Raines Street in South Hill, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 12.

SPCA prepares to make move to new adoption center


Plans are under way for the Lake Country SPCA to move into its new home, the Holt-Moody Adoption Center, on Highway 15 South near Clarksville now that they exceeded their fundraising goal. The building is named for Linwood and Linda Holt and Jim and Mona Moody, after each couple donated $50,000 to the building fund.

NC wants Dan River water


North Carolina is interested in drawing water from the Dan River in two different places. One would involve draws from Kerr Lake and the other is much closer to home, in nearby Milton, North Carolina.