Lake Gaston News

6/19/2018 6:29:00 AM
Daily Herald
It’s almost here! Our new and improved summer kick-off festival — the Lizard Creek Jam & BBQ Battle — will be held at the Lake Gaston Lions Club festival grounds (home of the annual Lake Gaston Seafood Festival in October), at 139 Stanley Road in ...

6/11/2018 11:05:00 AM
WNCT
The SBI on Monday also announced the names and ages of the three dead residents of Littleton, which is near Lake Gaston. Charles Davis, 76, Gladys Marie Davis, 75, and Antonio Allen Mills, 41, were all found Saturday in the home at 101 Kirkland Street ...

6/9/2018 5:41:00 PM
WNCT
The Littleton interim police chief, Ed McFaddin, told the Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer that he does not believe there is any ongoing threat to the public.

6/7/2018 11:19:00 AM
Daily Herald
The Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce is in its 50th year of serving the two-state, five-county region surrounding Lake Gaston. In celebration of this milestone, it moved its annual Battle of the BBQ, now called the Lizard Creek Jam & BBQ Battle ...

6/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Daily Herald
HENRICO — Some area ladies save money all year to help the community. The Lake Gaston Ladies Club donated more than $7,500 to 24 different community organizations on Tuesday, during its June Ice Cream Social. Representatives from those groups were there ...

6/5/2018 7:00:00 AM
Daily Herald
Most kids will get out of school this week or soon thereafter. Families from out of the area will flock to Lake Gaston to make some fantastic memories both on and off the water. Needless to say, there are so many ways to have fun around the Lake Gaston ...

5/29/2018 7:00:00 AM
Daily Herald
As always, and especially at this time of the year, the Lake Gaston region offers plenty to keep you entertained. Nurture your creative side. Every other Friday from 7-9 p.m. starting June 1, join artist Ev Wesson of Blue Heron Art Studio for her ...

5/22/2018 3:06:00 PM
WRAL
Warrenton, N.C. — Pastor John Alford survived a brutal series of events when his home was broken into and set on fire earlier this year, but he is now sharing the horrific details of what happened on the March day where his wife was killed. Authorities ...

5/22/2018 2:50:00 PM
Daily Herald
Happy soon-to-be Memorial Day weekend, everyone! Memorial Day weekend is a pretty big deal around the Lake Gaston region. Our population will triple this weekend with our second homeowners celebrating the nation’s long holiday weekend at their lake homes ...

5/22/2018 1:30:00 PM
The Daily Dispatch
He then went on to relate the details of his Lake Gaston home invasion and fire that took place March 9, ended with the death of his beloved wife of 57 years, Nancy Alford, left him with severe burns and caused him to stay at least a 15-days in an area ...

5/16/2018 3:11:00 PM
The Daily Dispatch
State prosecutors announced in court Wednesday that the second man suspected in the murder of a Lake Gaston woman will face the death penalty when his case goes to trial. District Attorney Mike Waters made the announcement in Vance County Superior Court ...

5/16/2018 1:28:00 PM
WRAL
Warrenton, N.C. — Prosecutors said Wednesday that they plan to seek the death penalty in a home invasion and fatal fire in the Lake Gaston area in March. Lester Kearney, 34, is charged with murder in the death of Nancy Alford. Alford was killed in a fire ...

4/30/2018 11:50:00 AM
WRAL
Warrenton, N.C. — A suspect in two homicides in Vance and Warren counties pleaded guilty to both crimes Monday to avoid a possible death sentence. Kevin Munn, 30, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Nancy Alford and Tommy ...

4/26/2018 11:40:00 AM
WWAY TV
LITTLETON, N.C. (WNCN) — The sister of a suspect in the fire that killed a Warren County pastor’s wife was arrested and charged in connection with the case, authorities confirmed. Kristina Munn Saferite, 35, was charged with accessory after the fact ...

4/26/2018 8:17:00 AM
WRAL
Warrenton, N.C. — Warren County authorities have charged the sister of a man charged with breaking into a home on Lake Gaston last month, kidnapping a woman and setting the house on fire as an accessory to the crimes. Kristina Saferite, 35, was charged ...

4/25/2018 4:06:00 PM
The Daily Dispatch
A Warren County judge ruled Wednesday that the case of a man suspected in kidnapping and killing a Lake Gaston woman in March can proceed to Superior Court after a probable cause hearing where the woman’s husband testified about events leading up to his ...

4/25/2018 2:38:00 PM
WRAL
Warrenton, N.C. — Rev. John Alford had no doubts when he pointed his finger Wednesday at the man he said broke into his Lake Gaston home last month, kidnapped his wife and later set the house on fire. During a probable cause hearing, Alford said he was ...

4/19/2018 5:16:00 AM
North Carolina Sportsman
April is a big month for bass fisherman at Lake Gaston on the North Carolina/Virginia border. As the spawn closes in, bass activity will reach a fever pitch, and anglers like guide J.T. Palmore of Blackstone, Va., will be focusing on fish in both the ...

4/18/2018 9:24:00 AM
WRAL
Henderson, N.C. — A man charged with murder in a March kidnapping and fatal house fire in a Lake Gaston community has been indicted in the murder of a Vance County businessman last fall. A grand jury on Monday indicted Kevin Munn on charges of first ...

4/18/2018 8:55:00 AM
WRAL
Henderson, N.C. — A man charged with first-degree murder in a March kidnapping and fatal house fire in a Lake Gaston community was indicted Tuesday in the murder of a Vance County businessman who was killed at his home in October, according to District ...

4/17/2018 7:10:00 PM
The Daily Dispatch
One of the two suspects arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the home invasion and fatal fire in the Lake Gaston area of Warren County in March is now also facing charges in the slaying of a Vance County businessman. Kevin ...

4/17/2018 8:19:00 AM
Daily Herald
I promised two weeks ago that I would share more fantastic things for you to do around the Lake Gaston region now that spring has officially arrived and brought with it warmer, sunnier days. You won’t believe everything our region has in store for you.

4/10/2018 6:26:00 AM
Daily Herald
Last Thursday, Halifax Regional Medical Center sponsored and co-hosted with the Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce another what we affectionately call Healthy Night Out or Health Chat. The event was held at the Lake Gaston Lions Club and featured one ...

4/8/2018 5:00:00 PM
The Roanoke Times
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4/4/2018 1:47:00 PM
The Daily Dispatch
One of the two men suspected in the slaying of Nancy Alford in Warren County made his first court appearance Wednesday. Two men were arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the home invasion and fatal fire that took the life of ...

4/3/2018 9:28:00 AM
Daily Herald
April brings with it a wide array of spring activities around the Lake Gaston region. Tonight at 7:30, play Bunco with the Ladies of the Lake Cancer Support Team at Gasburg Volunteer Rescue Squad, 5736 Gasburg Road. Proceeds from this fun evening (played ...

3/29/2018 10:44:00 PM
The Daily Dispatch
The Lake Gaston Association will hold their next monthly meeting on April 4 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church located on Hwy. 903 across from the Subway Restaurant. Jim Nold, Past President & member of the Lake Gaston Striper Club will talk ...

3/29/2018 7:25:00 AM
Daily Herald
DJ and karaoke LITTLETON — A DJ, along with karaoke, will be from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at The Pointe at Lake Gaston, 1865 Eaton Ferry Road. For more information, call The Pointe at 252-586-0466. Kiddie parade and Easter egg hunt SEABOARD — The ...

3/28/2018 6:53:00 AM
WRAL
Littleton, N.C. — In a brief court appearance Wednesday in Warren County, a judge denied bond for one of the men charged with first-degree murder in a kidnapping and fatal fire earlier this month that shook the Lake Gaston community. Lester Kearney will ...

3/21/2018 1:52:00 PM
WRAL
Littleton, N.C. — A judge on Wednesday continued until next month the case of a man charged with first-degree murder in a kidnapping and fatal fire that shook the Lake Gaston community. Kevin Munn appeared in court briefly Wednesday morning. The judge ...

3/20/2018 3:05:00 AM
Daily Herald
Community proud. That’s what I am. I have felt this feeling overwhelmingly, especially during the past few days. On Friday our Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer co-organized a community prayer ...

3/16/2018 4:12:00 PM
WRAL
Roanoke Rapids, N.C. — Two communities came together Friday to grieve and support the victims of a violent home invasion and fatal fire at Lake Gaston a week ago. Nancy Alford, 76, was killed when two men set fire to her home on Mulberry Court in ...

3/16/2018 4:44:00 AM
WRIC
Two men have been charged in a home invasion that turned into a fire near Lake Gaston in Litteton, N.C. Lester Kearney and Kevin Munn have both been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Nancy Alford. Several investigators were at the scene of a ...

3/15/2018 8:44:00 PM
WRIC
Two men have been charged in a home invasion that turned into a fire near Lake Gaston in Litteton, N.C. Lester Kearney and Kevin Munn have both been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Nancy Alford. Several investigators were at the scene of a ...

3/15/2018 2:38:00 PM
WRAL
Littleton, N.C. — Lester Kearney has been in this situation before. Kearney, one of two men charged Wednesday in a series of crimes last week that began with a home invasion at Lake Gaston and ended with a woman dead, was charged seven years ago in a ...

3/14/2018 7:23:50 PM
WTKR
LITTLETON, N.C. (WTVR) -- Two men have been arrested in connection to the Lake Gaston home invasion and fatal fire, according to Warren County District Attorney Mike Waters. CBS 6 reports that Kevin Munn and Lester Kearney have been charged with first ...

3/14/2018 2:45:00 PM
The Daily Dispatch
Two men were arrested today and charged with first-degree murder in connection with Friday's home invasion and fatal fire that took the life of Nancy Alford, and injured her husband, the Rev. John Alford. Warren County District Attorney Mike Waters said ...

3/14/2018 2:17:13 PM
WTVR-TV
LITTLETON, N.C. -- Two men have been arrested in connection to the Lake Gaston home invasion and fatal fire, according to Warren County District Attorney Mike Waters. Kevin Munn and Lester Kearney have been charged with first-degree murder in death of 76 ...

3/14/2018 2:17:00 PM
WTVR-TV
LITTLETON, N.C. -- Two men have been arrested in connection to the Lake Gaston home invasion and fatal fire, according to Warren County District Attorney Mike Waters. Kevin Munn and Lester Kearney have been charged with first-degree murder in death of 76 ...

3/14/2018 1:56:00 PM
WWAY TV
Both men are being held without bond. Nancy Alford, 76, was killed in the fire and her husband was hospitalized after a home invasion and fire on Friday at their home overlooking Lake Gaston. Prior to the fire, the intruder forced Alford to drive to a bank ...

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