Brandon Gray of Bullock, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 14 pounds, 3 ounces Sunday to win the Bass Fishing League Piedmont Division Super Tournament on Kerr Lake with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 32 pounds, 14 ounces. For his victory, Gray earned $5,886.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to renew the permits for the Cove Project, giving the Town of Clarksville three more years to seek funding for the plan, Town Manager Jeff Jones told Council at Tuesday’s meeting. The Cove Project was first developed in 1999 to install a municipal harbor with boat slips and a waterfront park in downtown Clarksville.
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has won hearts all over the world for countless holiday seasons, whether read fireside to the children before bed, or watched on the TV screen for Christmas movie night over a bucket of popcorn while waiting for Santa to arrive; no matter where, or when, or how it was told to us, the story has sparked magic in us all.
Parts of the Tri-County saw a boost in tourism dollars last year. Earlier this month, the state released the latest visitor spending figures in a study called “The Economic Impact of Travel on North Carolina Counties.” Vance and Warren counties experienced an increase in visitor spending from 2013, while Granville County had a slight decrease from the previous year.
The Lake Country’s reputation for producing the Big Cats is once more in evidence after Steve Dudzinski of Creedmoor, N.C. hooked a 116-pound blue catfish near marker 16 on Buggs Island Lake, east of Clarksville.
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer & South Hill Enterprise
Warren County (N.C.) Commissioner Tare Davis recently informed a group of Lake Gaston residents, based on correspondence with the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), he is expecting a proposed 10 million gallon per day Interbasin Water Transfer request by the Kerr Lake Regional Water System to go through in September.