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Pontoon boat gets stuck in Tar River Reservoir

Posted March 4, 2009

— A pontoon boat got stuck Wednesday on the edge of a Tar River Reservoir waterfall.

Police weren't immediately sure how the boat broke free from a nearby dock.

The reservoir patrol was trying to get the boat back to the dock.

No one was on the boat at the time of the incident.


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  • LaLa-Land Mar 5, 2009

    Don, did you do it again? You will never learn man!

  • lorivalentine1 Mar 5, 2009

    ohhh, that bites..

  • Adelinthe Mar 5, 2009

    Alert! Alert!

    Call Ghost Hunters.

    God bless.


  • CrewMax Mar 5, 2009

    It wasn't MY fault! Honest!

  • gr Mar 5, 2009

    We call them "party boats", apparently the party got out of hand....heh heh....never saw any action on the water myself yesterday, but will look today

  • christineswisher Mar 5, 2009

    Amusing - yes; newsworthy - probably not;

  • iron fist Mar 5, 2009

    I was hoping for an article and posts with Obama and the federal, state and local governments being mentioned. thanks g-man :)

  • G-man Mar 5, 2009

    At least with this story Obama isn't blowing our tax money.

  • gr Mar 5, 2009

    bet is news to whomever owns it....yikes

  • familyfour Mar 5, 2009

    What a shot! I mean, really...how often do you see that?!