South Fork Catawba River en Community Battles Flood Waters In Cramerton <p>The worst flooding in 40 years sent water from the South Fork Catawba River to the edge of homes and businesses in the Gaston County town of Cramerton early Monday, but a a community-wide sandbagging effort by volunteers appeared to prevent serious damage.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Water levels began dropping around sunrise, but authorities say they expect the river to remain above flood level for the rest of the day.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 14:05:52 +0000 Steve Lyttle & Joe DePriest & Elisabeth Arriero 32259 at Community Battles Flood Waters In Cramerton