Lake Inter Basin Tranfer proposal raises concerns

Source: 
South Hill Enterprise
Date of Story: 
03/27/2015

Local residents and stakeholder associations are gearing up to let their voices be heard Tuesday, March 31, at the Kerr Lake Regional Water System’s public hearing on taking 14.3 million gallons of water per day out of the Roanoke River Basin at Kerr Lake to place into the Tar and Neuse River Basins, as well as the Fishing Creek Basin in Warren County, N.C.

Fishing cranks up at Kerr Lake

Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch (Registration Required)
Date of Story: 
03/28/2015

Based on last week's tournament results, fishing reports I've received and my own experience, largemouth bass fishing on Kerr Lake is hot right now.

Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - March 27, 2015

Updated: 
Friday, March 27, 2015

Recent rains have raised the Buggs Island lake level to 302. Normal water level is 300. Stripers are biting well on live shad. Fishing is good from Nutbush Creek to Palmers Point, and from the mouth of Eastland Creek to Butchers Creek.

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Lake Country Wine Festival tickets on sale in Clarksville

Source: 
South Hill Enterprise
Date of Story: 
03/20/2015

Plans are coming together for Clarksville’s Ninth Annual Lake Country Wine Festival in beautiful Clarksville on the lake. Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 11, from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets are in and available for purchase for anyone 21 and over.

58 Business Bridge in Clarksville reopens ahead of schedule

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
03/19/2015

The 58 Business Bridge in Clarksville — the old bridge to locals — reopened to traffic Tuesday three days ahead of schedule. On Monday, the Virginia Department of Transportation closed the span to repair guardrails damaged during a car crash last July. VDOT estimated the repairs would take a week.

Lumber stolen from Island Creek access park

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
03/19/2015

An estimated $600 worth of lumber was stolen from the Island Creek Park building site near Townsville, N.C., where workers have been erecting a picnic pavilion.

Virginia Keeps Boating Safety Law Intact

Date of Story: 
03/11/2015

Boating safety advocates are relieved that the General Assembly defeated a proposal to exempt older Virginians from taking a state-mandated course before operating a motorboat.

Officials: Fine should not be ‘the end of the coal ash saga’

Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch (Registration Required)
Date of Story: 
02/24/2015

Duke Energy is facing criminal charges for violating the Clean Water Act that stem from the coal ash spill at the Dan River Steam Station last year. As a result of last year's spill, about 39,000 tons of coal ash entered the Dan River at Eden, about 80 miles from Kerr Lake.

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