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Belter Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Kerr Lake

Date of Story: 
Monday, April 4, 2016
Source: 
BassResource.com

Michael Belter of Reidsville, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 12 ounces, Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division tournament on Kerr Lake. For his victory, Belter took home $6,514.

HCLT to present ‘Shrek the Musical’

Date of Story: 
Monday, March 21, 2016
Source: 
SoVANow.com

The cast of Halifax County Little Theatre’s Shrek the Musical is so excited to bring this beloved comedy to the stage that they’re all having parfaits because everyone loves them. Directed by Kasey Rising with musical direction by Cheri Blackwell and Andre Williamson, Shrek is HCLT’s final show of their 60th Anniversary Season

Connect NC Bond Passes: What Improvements Can We Expect?

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Source: 
Kerr Lake Parkwatch

We rarely hear any news about what is going on with NC State Parks out of Raleigh. And now that there is big news like the passage of the Connect NC bond, those of us who ardently support our parks on the shores of the John H. Kerr Reservoir are wondering about the plan for expenditures and improvements on the North Carolina side.

Two years later, NC fines Duke for coal ash spill

Date of Story: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Source: 
WRAL-TV

State [North Carolina] environmental regulators have fined Duke Energy more than $6.6 million for a coal ash spill that fouled 70 miles of the Dan River two years ago last week. The Department of Environmental Quality issued the fine, along with a $207,000 bill for the agency's enforcement work, on Monday.

US Army Corps of Engineers Preparing to Conduct Controlled Burns

Date of Story: 
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Source: 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The US Army Corps of Engineers will be conducting "controlled burns" in a number of areas around Kerr Lake in the coming weeks. They do these controlled burns each year between the months of December and March and are used to achieve specific natural resource objectives.

New User Fees for Kerr Lake Parks

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Source: 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Beginning March 1, 2016 fees at the US Army Corps of Engineers Day Use parks and some camping fees at Kerr (Buggs Island) Lake will change. The fee changes are part of a nationwide effort to bring the Corps’ user fees in line with state and private facilities, as well unify the Corps fee program.

Polar Plunge raises $3k for Special Olympics

Date of Story: 
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

Some leaped into the water head first. Others walked calmly and slowly submerged themselves in the 45 degree water. But they all went underwater at Kerr Lake to support the same cause: Special Olympics in Vance County.

Christmas Trees Turned Into Fish Habitat

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

The Army Corps of Engineers received old Christmas Trees during January and have now put them in Kerr Lake converting them into fish habitats.

$1.7 million [Clarksville] clinic expansion includes 12 exam rooms, space for specialists

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Source: 
SoVANow.com

Sentara Clarksville Family Medicine is moving forward with plans for a $1.7 million expansion project at Clarksville Family Medicine, an update that will add 12 exam rooms and provide space for specialists to rotate in and out of the practice.

New Plan for Lake Levels

Date of Story: 
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which managed the John H. Kerr Dam and Reservoir, is proposing the new water management plan entitled the "Quasi Run of the River," or QRR. The corps says this proposal is designed to allow Kerr Lake managers to release more water, more quickly. It will will change the way water levels are handled on Kerr Lake, Lake Gaston and down the Roanoke River. The proposal has quickly stirred up debate.

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