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A space-starved local school's installation of two modular units this year has highlighted Gastonia's increased focus on keeping up appearances. The classroom trailers now in use behind Piedmont Community Charter School's Secondary Campus aren't currently up to code, due to their visible aluminum exterior.
It took place in Chapel Hill and has been passed on down the line until I overheard a couple of crows emailing it to each other in the patch of woods behind our house. Most of the action took place in the backyard of Mark and Ann Nielsen.
Thomas E. and Judy E. Randall, Don Randall Sr. and Don Randall Jr to Christopher G. and Ashley S. Eaves, property at 303 Jacob St., Cherryville, $58,000 Mattamy Carolina Corp. to Tyler Morris White and John Morris, property at 409 Planter's Way, Mount Holly, $252,500 Old Well Group LLC to Daniel J. Belshaw, property at 707 King Arthur Drive, 2713 Thomas Trail and 1409 Cambridge Ave., Gastonia, $337,000 Christine L. and Alwin Lee Borner Jr. to Matthew T. and April L. Smith, property at 142 Creek Haven Drive, Gastonia, $122,000 Curtis B. and Tina H. Rowland to David J. and Ruth V. Poteat, property at 110 Arc St., Bessemer City, Gastonia, $107,000 Kedah Properties LLC to Ralph L. and Debbie M. King, property at 3302 S. New Hope Road, Gastonia, $78,000 Jessie P. Pilieci to George S. and Patrissa D. Smith, property at 1658-B Robins Next Court, Gastonia, $70,000 John and Barbara S. Kincaid to ... (more)
The owner of one of Gastonia's breakfast hot spots was recognized Saturday for his decades of service to North Carolina. David Stines, owner of Firestone Grill on West Franklin Boulevard, took a moment during Saturday's breakfast rush to be congratulated by N.C. Sen. Kathy Harrington, R-Gaston, on his June induction into the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
On Monday, police in Raleigh arrested Edgar Jovito Velasquez-Mendez , 31, after an investigation reportedly determined that he has been molesting multiple girls since 2008. The latest sexual assault took place on the day of his arrest, according to court documents.
Police say an officer was responding to a breaking and entering call when his car may have hydroplaned and crashed into a tree late Thursday afternoon. Cain was en route to a breaking and entering that was in progress when the wreck occurred around 5:43 p.m. Thursday along West Airline Avenue at North Kings Street, according to police spokeswoman Donna Lahser.
Carothers Funeral Home in Gastonia wanted to do something special for the county's first responders in honor of Patriot's Day.
Gaston County Solid Waste and Recycling was awarded two awards at the recent SWANA conference held in Dallas, Texas. Last week, you read about our Landfill Gas Utilization award.
Steven Wade Crisp, 45, of 1168 Love Valley Road, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Kings Mountain Hospice House. A native of Cleveland County, he was born September 19, 1968 son of Nellie Smith Martin and the late Harvey Wade Crisp.
William M. Hollar Jr. and Billie Faye Wortman Hollar of Gastonia celebrated their golden wedding anniversary August 23, 2014, with a dinner party held at Temple Baptist Church. Entertainment was provided by Rena Hilderbrand and Scott Whitener.
An anonymous donor paid the cremation cost for the loved one of a Mount Holly family after reading about his story in The Gazette . "This person called, paid the bill and wanted to remain anonymous," said Tammy Greene, one of the owners of Greene Funeral Service, on Thursday.
A family had to leave their home after a fire that started with food cooking on a stove, according to firefighters. Gastonia Fire Department was called to 2708 Rabbit Ridge Drive at 7:18 p.m. Wednesday.
Kings of Leon to set Charlotte on fire: One of rock music's biggest acts will be at Charlotte's PNC Music Pavilion on Tuesday. Kings of Leon will stop by the outdoor venue, at 707 Pavilion Blvd., to perform hits like "Use Somebody," "Sex on Fire," "Closer" and "Pyro."
He and others feel it's time for that to change. And it will next weekend when the first annual Gaston Pride event is observed at locations throughout the community from Sept.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 02:46 am
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