Lake Gaston News

Roger Griffeth
Weiss Lake has a lot of property that touches the shoreline in Cherokee County. Are there restrictions on the use of this property? Who controls the land mass around the lake? When do you need a permit? All these questions are answered in my latest blog: "Weiss Lake Recreational Property".

12/8/2017 12:54:00 PM
News Channel3
Officials say that these charges stem from an investigation opened on November 3 that revolved around multiple breaking and entering cases in the Northampton County neighborhood area of Lake Gaston. Balmer received a secured bond of $150,000.

12/5/2017 8:59:00 AM
Daily Herald
Another weekend of ho-ho-holiday cheer awaits you this weekend around Lake Gaston! It is hard to believe, but Christmas Day is less than 3 weeks away, and there are still so many great things to do. Enjoy the Community Tree of Love Illumination tomorrow ...

12/3/2017 5:09:00 AM
Plenty of lakes in the Carolinas have both bass and stripers, but only a few also have walleye: Buggs Island and Lake Gaston on the North Carolina-Virginia border, and Lake Hartwell on the South Carolina-Georgia border. I’ve caught a lot of 8- and 9 ...

11/30/2017 1:44:00 PM
Jeff Crow ( reports the following from Lake Country in southern Virginia: Kerr Reservoir and Lake Gaston water temperatures have been in the mid 50s this week, and the water level at the Kerr Reservoir continues to hold just below 295 ...

11/30/2017 11:45:00 AM
LIKE NEW UNDER FACTORY WARRANTY---PCM 409,Down Fire stereo system,Ram Fill ballast,plug n play ballast,bow ballast,CATS, ON THIS 1 OWNER BOAT,stored in a boat house at Lake Gaston. BEAUTIFUL BOAT...trailer included!

11/28/2017 6:44:00 AM
Daily Herald
The weekend after Thanksgiving was wonderful, and this weekend will continue the joyous holiday celebrations around the Lake Gaston region. You can enjoy two holiday shows this weekend. Travel to South Hill, Virginia, for a performance of “The Nutcracker ...

11/25/2017 11:47:00 PM
Henderson Daily Dispatch
Both new and experienced entrepreneurs from throughout the region met at the Lake Gaston Lions Club in Henrico for a Small Business Summit on Oct. 24. The summit, presented by CenturyLink, was the sixth such free event organized by the VGCC Small Business ...

11/23/2017 4:30:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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11/21/2017 7:37:00 AM
Daily Herald
They have a wide variety of unique gifts to offer. We can also be thankful for the diverse offerings of events around the Lake Gaston region from which we can choose. First of all, begin your Thanksgiving with a lovely community tradition that benefits ...

Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at Real Estate Services

National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

Cathy Griffeth
Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss Lake

11/11/2017 10:23:00 PM
Henderson Daily Dispatch
The Lake Gaston Association will again join The John 3:16 Center in their annual Toy Collection Drive in support of their Christmas Outreach Program to provide gifts for approximately 150 local children. The toy drive began Nov. 1 and will run until Dec. 9.

11/10/2017 6:15:00 AM
Lisa has a BS in Computer Science from North Carolina State University and an MBA from Duke University. Lisa lives in North Carolina with her husband where they enjoy its mountains, beach, and especially Lake Gaston, her hometown.

11/9/2017 2:09:00 PM
AVON FISHING PIER: Blue fish have been caught in abundance along with some blow toads. Water temperatures in Kerr Reservoir and Lake Gaston are in the mid 60s, and the reservoir water level continues to drop to a significantly low 294 feet. The catfish ...

11/3/2017 9:19:00 AM
Like new. Very minor, if any, signs of use. I bought this boat about 2 years ago and have taken it out on the water a handful of times (on Lake Gaston and Chickahominy River only). Comes with a custom-made boat cover that is worth $1,500 and the trailer.

10/31/2017 4:38:00 AM
Daily Herald
Lake Gaston is the place to be this weekend! There are so many fun things to do to welcome fall, y’all. First, head over to the Roanoke-Wildwood Volunteer Fire Department, corner of Lizard Creek and Quail Ridge roads, for its quarterly yard sale from 9 a ...

10/24/2017 10:15:00 PM
Henderson Daily Dispatch
The Lake Gaston Association will hold their next monthly meeting on Nov. 1 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church located on Hwy. 903 across from the Subway Restaurant. Casey Williams, Northern Piedmont Education Specialist, NC Wildlife Resource ...

10/24/2017 10:55:00 AM
Daily Herald
The Lake Gaston Junior Women’s Club dedicates itself to serving its community on both the Virginia and North Carolina sides of Lake Gaston and offers opportunities for others to join in the philanthropy. The club is sponsoring two large-scale fundraising ...

National Weather Service

10/19/2017 11:52:00 AM
Jeff Crow ( reports the following from Lake Country in southern Virginia: The crappie fishing has been very good this week on both Kerr Reservoir and Lake Gaston. Many are reporting good catches at 12-15 feet deep on brush in 20 feet ...

10/17/2017 7:42:00 AM
Daily Herald
I figured it was nothing a tire rotation could not cure. Since it wasn’t just me in the car (my mom is precious cargo), I stopped to see one of my newest Chamber members – Lake Gaston Auto & RV – as they were on my way to work on Highway 158 near ...

10/12/2017 4:18:00 AM
New Price! 2014 Chrysler Town & Country S Awards: * JD Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) In business since 1938, we serve all of northeastern North Carolina including Roanoke Rapids, Littleton, Lake Gaston, Halifax and Weldon as well as southern Virginia ...

10/11/2017 8:45:00 AM
He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Hewitt and husband Ed of Evans, Ga.; sisters, Betty Booth of Lake Gaston and Joy Harrington of Cary; four grandchildren, Talmadge Hewitt Jr. and wife Jennifer, Elizabeth Smith and husband Kevin, Kristine Hewitt and ...

10/8/2017 4:02:00 AM
Odometer is 22550 miles below market average! In business since 1938, we serve all of northeastern North Carolina including Roanoke Rapids, Littleton, Lake Gaston, Halifax and Weldon as well as southern Virginia including Emporia and South Hill.

10/8/2017 12:11:00 AM
Henderson Daily Dispatch
At the end of the first day of the two day Bass Federation Wild Card qualifier tournament on Lake Gaston Adam Richardson was leading with 16.17 pounds. And in the US Open King Mackerel tournament John Thomas weighed in a 12.75 pound fish after losing a ...

10/3/2017 7:53:00 AM
Daily Herald
Here we are again, folks. This Lake Currents is meant to communicate many of the later October events around Lake Gaston that you have to look forward to. As I’m writing this article at 2:55 p.m., I am enjoying (not so much) a late lunch of Brussels ...

9/29/2017 8:54:00 AM
We just purchased a 2015 Explorer Sport. Surprised at the power and the launch speed. Even more surprised at the vehicles agility. The sport version drives like our Accord Coupe V6 but has a great amount of room. Ford has upgraded the leather they use ...

9/29/2017 3:24:00 AM
Loving my new Escape! Fun to drive after having 4 Toyota sedans in a row. Love sitting up high. As a single mom, with one young teenager, this small SUV is all we need! Love the quick speed, easy handling, etc. First let me say, I love my 2015 Ford Escape ...

9/26/2017 10:35:00 PM
Henderson Daily Dispatch
The topic for the Lake Gaston Association's Oct. 4, monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. will be "How to protect yourself from scams and fraud." Speaker will be Hugh Harris, North Carolina Department of Justice. The meeting will be held at the Lake Gaston Baptist ...

9/26/2017 7:49:00 AM
Daily Herald
The Lake Gaston region offers so many ways to enjoy all the pleasures of the season. The weather is still warm right now, so on Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., come see the INT Amateur Wakesurfing, sponsored by AF Wake and Overby Marine. There are also two ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/23/2017 10:35:00 PM
Henderson Daily Dispatch
The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled its sixth annual Small Business Summit for Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Lake Gaston Lions Club in Henrico. Titled "Making the Holidays Pay Off," the free event is ...

9/22/2017 8:44:00 AM
Daily Herald
Richardson previously worked at the Family Dollar near Lake Gaston on Lizard Creek Road, and some of the customers of that store have also visited, she said. With the Family Dollar’s close proximity to the school, many students also frequent the store.

9/21/2017 1:00:00 PM
Jeff Crow ( reports the following from Lake Country in southern Virginia: Kerr Reservoir and Lake Gaston water temperatures have been steady, in the mid to upper 70s this week. The Kerr Reservoir water level has been on a slow drop ...

9/20/2017 2:14:00 PM
Daily Herald
He was a former Deacon and Sunday School Superintendent there and was also involved in the Sunday School Extension at Lake Gaston. Mr. Little had great love and devotion to his God, Family, Church and Community. He wanted everyone to know and believe God ...

9/15/2017 9:31:00 AM
Yet the proposed grant amount put the center on financial par with three community- and education-oriented nonprofits: The Garysburg Volunteer Public Library, the Lake Gaston Community Center and the Gaston College Prep-KIPP, all of which were also under ...

9/15/2017 7:47:00 AM
Daily Herald
Whenever you are riding on one, forget trying to talk. We rode out to Lake Gaston to begin with, hitting several curves along the way. Curves. They scare me. A car doesn’t lean into a curve. A motorcycle does. Henry could tell I would tense up every time ...

9/15/2017 7:00:00 AM
Potomac Local Media
Vern was known for his love of fishing and boating. He dreamed of owning a house on the water and that wish was fulfilled when he built his dream home on Lake Gaston, N.C., and retired there in 2009. He and his family spent wonderful days on that lake ...

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