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Plans for 9th Clarksville Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nearing Completion

Date of Story: 
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

Volunteers from more than 20 local churches of multiple faiths, Clarksville Ruritans , and other sponsors in the local community are excited about plans for the Ninth Annual Clarksville Community Thanksgiving Dinner, to be held at the Clarksville Community Center on Wednesday, November 23th from 5-7 pm.

Veterans Day program set for Friday in Clarksville

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

Citizens around Mecklenburg will take time to honor the veterans who have served out country with special programs and schools and around the the area on Friday.In Clarksville, a special Veterans Day Program will be held featuring area veterans and leaders at the Mecklenburg Veterans Memorial.

Election Returns

Date of Story: 
Thursday, November 3, 2016

Here are the latest returns form both Virginia and North Carolina.

Three years later, Corps updates plan for shoreline

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Source: 
SoVANow.com

It took nearly three years, but the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finalized its update to the shoreline management plan for Kerr Lake, providing clarity for landowners and lake enthusiasts who could only wait for the Corps to set new rules for permitted uses of shoreline property.

The Moratorium on Kerr Lake Docks has Been Lifted

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Source: 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The Army Corps of Engineers, which manages Kerr Lake, has now lifted the moratorium on new docks and dock changes there. The lifting on the moratorium coincides with the approval of the 2016 Shoreline Management Plan. The new plan describes the types of private use allowed for boat docks, walkways, vegetative clearings, and erosion control structures

Kerr Lake Level Recedes From 307.5

Date of Story: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Source: 
Kerr Lake Parkwatch

The water is coming down at Kerr Lake! As of the last hour, the lake is at 304.76 feet above mean sea level. The normal full pool level is 300 feet.

Kerr Lake Up More Than Seven Feet

Date of Story: 
Friday, October 14, 2016
Source: 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Recent rain from Hurricane Matthew brought Kerr up to 307.5 ft (7.5 ft into the flood pool). Inflows into Kerr are averaging 35,000 cfs from the storm over the last 7 days (peak hourly inflow close to 90,000 cfs) . So we have inflows into Kerr that would support the maximum flood release of 35,000 cfs allowed under our revised flood operations (QRR).

Some Kerr Lake Flooding Expected

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

The US Army Corps of Engineers says water levels for the lake may soon go up to 307 feet or more. The Corps says waters that are now flowing into Kerr Lake at three times the amount originally predicted.

Welcome Rain

Date of Story: 
Monday, September 19, 2016
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

Three days of rain has fallen over much of the area of Lake Gaston and Kerr Lake. For the tree days from September 18th to 21st, rainfall amounts are estimated as high as 8 inches in a few spots.

Years later, little movement on a shoreline plan

Date of Story: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Source: 
SoVANow.com

Exasperated homeowners and builders on Kerr Reservoir who want to install new docks at waterfront properties have been stymied for more than two years by a moratorium imposed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as it updates its Shoreline Management Plan (SMP).

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