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Research finds isolated elevated levels of E. coli at Smith Mountain Lake


Date: 8/24/2016 7:14:00 PM

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Researchers say tests show elevated levels of E. coli bacteria in certain parts of Smith Mountain Lake. They're higher than the Virginia Department of Health's recommended maximum levels. While experts are concerned about the recent

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Berthiaume to play in NHL Heritage Classic alumni game

Liberty University

Date: 8/24/2016 2:11:00 PM

"He's really excited about it." Berthiaume, a Montreal native who runs a charter boat service on Smith Mountain Lake, started his NHL career in Winnipeg after being selected with the 60th pick in the 1985 NHL entry draft. He was notified Tuesday morning

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BIT honors first employee

South Hill Enterprise

Date: 8/24/2016 11:29:00 AM

“I’m so glad I was able to make this.” A native of Smith Mountain whose granddad’s farm was bought out by Appalachian Power Company when Smith Mountain Lake was formed, Barbour was drafted into the U.S. Army at the age of 19 and joined the Army

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Search continues for Franklin County robbery suspect

Date: 8/24/2016 8:23:00 AM

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office continued its search overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday for a man suspected of robbing American National Bank at Smith Mountain Lake. According to police, a caucasian male who appeared to be in his 20s or early

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Smith Mountain Lake Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary September 9th – Be There

Date: 8/24/2016 3:35:00 AM

Right now if all goes well, and lots of planets need to line up, we are trying to bring the Barrel Back Barn Find Racer to the Big Smith Mountain Lake show in a couple weeks. But this time with a dramatic twist. We will put her in the water for the first

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• River: Roanoke River
• Length: 500 Miles
• Surface Area: 20,400 Acres
• Average Depth: 55 Feet
Smith Mountain Lake is a large reservoir in the Roanoke Region of Virginia[3], located southeast of the City of Roanoke and southwest of Lynchburg. The lake was created in 1963 by the Smith Mountain Dam impounding the Roanoke River. The majority of the south shore of the lake lies in Franklin County while a portion, including access to the dam, lies in Pittsylvania County. The lake has become a popular recreation spot and has also experienced significant development in the last decade.

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