Army Corps Issues "High Water Alert"

Date of Story: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Source: 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The Army Corps of Engineers says there has been heavy rain throughout the entire watershed. Kerr Lake is estimated to rise above 310 feet (above sea level) on Thursday. This will affect all campgrounds and boat ramps on the lake.
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Chuck & Hunter Byrd Win Qualifier #4 on Kerr

Date of Story: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Source: 
Piedmont Bass Classic

The 2017 Piedmont Bass Classics $10,000 Spring Team Bass Trail Qualifier #4 at Kerr Lake drew 87 boats! The Father/Son Team of Chuck & Hunter Byrd won this PBC event weighing in 5 bass at 16.20 lbs. and also won the Tournament Within a Tournament for a total of $2,955 in winnings.

Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - April 21, 2017

Updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2017

The lake is stained at the upper end and clear at the lower end. Water level is at 300 and predicted rain should show it rising. Downlake, bass are holding on dropoffs adjacent to the buckbrush, on points, and in brushpiles.

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Governor breaks ground on new ‘splashground’ at Occoneechee

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

A ground breaking for the new “splashground” facility was held at Occoneechee State Park on Monday. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and his family were there to show their support.

Music of the Beatles will fill McGregor Hall on Thursday

Date of Story: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

What’s your favorite Beatles song? On Thursday you’ll have a chance to hear it — and more — in the 1,000-seat auditorium of McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in downtown Henderson.

Three boats damaged in fire at Satterwhite Point Marina

Date of Story: 
Friday, April 14, 2017
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

Three boats were heavily damaged in a fire at Satterwhite Point Marina Thursday night. Officials indicate there were no injuries.One eyewitness is quoted as saying there appeared to be an explosion on one of the boats, triggering the fire. Two houseboats and a ski boat suffered the major damage.

The Glass Menagerie Coming to VGCC

Date of Story: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

Vance-Granville Community College is proud to present a theater classic for our Fifth Annual Dinner Theater! Another exciting evening of dining and drama awaits you! Scheduled for the evenings of Thursday, April 27, and Friday, April 28, in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County, “The Glass Menagerie” will begin with a buffet dinner at 6 p.m. each evening.

Kerr Lake Park Survey

Date of Story: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

North Carolina recently passed a bond-issue for $3.75 million to upgrade a number of aging facilities such as shower houses, toilet buildings and campsites at Kerr Lake State Recreation Area. And the state is seeking guidance on how to spend the money.

Wine and water, together

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Source: 
SoVANow.com

Organizers estimate that 1,500 people enjoyed this year’s Clarksville Lake Country Wine Festival, held for the first time on the 58 Business Bridge over Buggs Island Lake.

Rolling Stones tribute coming to Colonial

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Source: 
South Hill Enterprise

Gracing the Colonial stage for one night only on Saturday, April 15, at 8 p.m. is the country’s only full-time touring Rolling Stones tribute group, Satisfaction.

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