Many volunteer organizations around Lake Gaston are temporarily shuttered. The greatest help in this moment is typically social distancing, or self-isolation if you are symptomatic. Lake Gaston Lions is no exception. We are shut down and have cancelled our April blood drive. However, the Red…
The Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer would like to lend a helping hand to local businesses in the area during these difficult times.
A second case of novel coronavirus has been confirmed in Warren County. This individual was tested for COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 1, and confirmation of a positive COVID-19 test result was received by the health department on Saturday, April 4.
During its work session/business meeting on Tuesday, March 24, the Warren County Board of Education adopted a resolution granting temporary emergency powers to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mary Young during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Halifax County is enacting a curfew that will apply to the unincorporated areas of Halifax County in further efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Beginning April 3, the curfew will be in effect from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. daily until further notice. The declaration of the state of eme…
Busy enough to run out of cheese and large pizza boxes last Saturday, Pete Richardson is keeping Lake Gaston Pizza rolling through the pandemic, with some business modifications. Including hitting a cold spot the very next day and closing a few hours early.
The Warren County Board of Commissioners’ April 6 meeting will be conducted in a different manner in order to comply with the governor’s recent stay at home order issued in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus statewide.
The results of a school climate survey presented during the March 10 meeting of the Warren County Board of Education identified a need for greater parental and community involvement in the education of local students.
The world hasn’t stopped completely for the Greater Littleton Development Partnership as they surge through phase one of a beautification project.
With a number of state parks closing to help with social distancing, Medoc Mountain State Park in Hollister, N.C., remains open with certain restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The April 8 public hearing in regards to the Chateau on the Lake project on Eatons Ferry Road and 903 has been canceled due to N.C. Governor Cooper’s Stay at Home order that began on March 30. County officials are working on coordinating when the hearing can be rescheduled and more informati…
In response to customer concerns about health and safety, as well as availability of high-demand products, the Food Lion corporate headquarters has issued a statement concerning the company’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the company’s communications and community relations…
On Friday, March 27, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper implemented Executive Order No. 121; Stay at home order and strategic directions for North Carolina in response to increasing COVID-19 cases, effective starting 5 p.m. on Monday, March 30.
The William Taylor Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution welcomed the return of a favorite presenter, Alexander “Al” F. Barnes, to its March meeting. Barnes, who was born in Niagara Falls, New York, grew up in an Air Force family. His mother was a member of …
The Warren County Board of Education, during its March 10 meeting, voted unanimously to give Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mary Young the authority to proceed in the legislative process which would allow Warren County Schools to move to a single district calendar.
St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church, located at 3319 NC Hwy 58 in Warrenton will not meet at the church for its Sunday Morning Worship services.
Tammy Diacont at Wildwood Nursery says it’s been busier than usual for this time of year and the garden center is anticipating some changes, including taking pre-orders for pickup.
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences is taking preventative measures to help farmers, agribusinesses, and food workers in the event that the state of North Carolina issues a shelter-in-place order.
In an unprecedented effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Halifax County Manager, Tony Brown, announced that county government offices will close starting on (March 26. The tentative re-opening date will be 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 6. This is subject to change.
Loaves & Fishes Ministries food pantry needs the community’s help as it continues its mission of feeding the hungry with more limited resources than ever before.
Faith in God. That and having a pastor who told church members five years ago to keep their finances in order are what Warrenton barber Demond Andrews said would help him get through the next 30 days after he closes his shop today at 5 p.m.
A new buoy can be found marking every mile of Lake Gaston between the Kerr and Roanoke Rapids dams this week after Shoreline Specialists finished the new install project for Dominion Energy.