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6 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

At the library: Beginning Spanish Classes At Cherryville Branch Library

Nearly a year ago, your Gaston County Public Library completed, with assistance from hundreds of community residents, a Strategic Planning Process, an in-depth examination of the present and future place of your public library system in our county.

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Related Topix: Cherryville, NC, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

11 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

Gaston College auditorium getting a makeover

Chances are you wouldn't recognize the inside of the Myers Center auditorium on the Dallas campus of Gaston College.

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Related Topix: Dallas, NC

14 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

Two longtime educators honored at Tree of Knowledge Luncheon

The Tree of Knowledge Luncheon was held on March 29 at the St. John's Outreach Center in Gastonia, sponsored by the UNCF Gaston County Committee.

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Related Topix: Canada, Gastonia, NC, Johnson C. Smith University, Livingstone College, Bennett College

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

GOP race for sheriff's seat now involves two Jeffs, not three

Three GOP candidates - Jeff Baker, Jeff Bryson and Jeff Clark - filed for election earlier this year and will appear on the ballot during the primary May 6. But Baker announced this week he is no longer seeking the office of sheriff and is instead throwing his support behind Clark.

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The Charlotte Observer

Cleveland County to end use of gas to kill shelter animals

Cleveland County's animal shelter will remove the gas chamber it uses to euthanize unwanted animals by the end of June, county commissioners board Chairman Jason Falls said this week.

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Related Topix: Cleveland County, NC, Rowan County, NC, Cleveland, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

4 men, teen charged in east Charlotte robberies

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested four men and a teenager for their involvement in two robberies in east Charlotte this week.

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Related Topix: Mecklenburg County, NC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Think before you buy chicks and bunnies at Easter

Every Easter, the stores stock up on baskets, candies and chocolate bunnies for parents to buy their little ones.

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Related Topix: Belmont, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Gaston Co. Police say man helped dump body

Gaston County Police have announced a third arrest in the murder of a man whose body was dumped on a roadway in west Charlotte in late-March.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Gastonia, NC

Lincoln Times-News

County native named dean of CUNY business school

The City University of New York has named a Lincoln County native as the Willem Kookyer Dean of the Zicklin School of Business.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Lincoln County, NC, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Choice program deserves defense

Liberal activists may fume, and left-wing editorialists may grind their teeth, but legislative leaders are going to defend their 2013 opportunity scholarship bill against lawsuits by the teacher union and other special interests.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Hobgood, NC, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Company eyeing move to Mount Holly

A major manufacturing company now owns several lots in Mount Holly it has been eyeing for a new headquarters.

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Related Topix: Mount Holly, NC

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Column: Celebrating the traditions of Easter

I love Easter and all the colors of the earth around us. The paperwhites, Jonquils, daffodils, crocus, dogwood, cherry blossoms and all the trees and flowers in bloom are just like a rainbow of promise.

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Related Topix: Spencer Mountain, NC, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

The Gaston Gazette

No protest petition in effect for City Council vote on rezoning

Opponents of a rezoning proposal along Glenwood Drive in Gastonia will have to hope a majority of city leaders agree with them.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

The Gaston Gazette

Citizen's Police Academy holds graduation

During the nine sessions of this academy, participants received presentations on the department's history and organization, crime analysis, property and evidence, criminal investigations, special investigations, emergency response team, Educational Services Unit, K-9 Unit, Marine Enforcement Unit, hazardous devices team, crime scene search, 911 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

Shelby Shopper And Info

Faye Johnson Thomas

Mrs. Thomas was born in Gaston County, NC on June 5, 1942 a daughter of the late Roy Johnson and Pat Turner Cabe.

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Related Topix: Dallas, NC, Polkville, NC, Cherryville, NC, Gastonia, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Dallas business moving into Carolina Mills building

Last Friday, R&R Powder Coatings, Inc. finalized its purchase of one of the former Carolina Mills buildings located on South Grove Street.

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Related Topix: Dallas, NC, Lincolnton, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Around Town

The Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, will host a senior bingo event for ages 55 and up at 6 p.m. For more information, call 922-2170.

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Related Topix: Dallas, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Medicine, Palliative Care, Lincoln County, NC, Belmont, NC

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Belmont police offer details on shots fired in bungled Craigslist jewelry theft

Belmont police offered more details Saturday about why gunshots rang out in a Wal-Mart parking lot late Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Belmont, NC, Gastonia, NC, Lincolnton, NC

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Around Town - 4-11-14

TODAY Senior program Lincoln County Senior Services will host its 21st Annual Healthy Living Series program "Caring for Ourselves and Others" 9-11:30 a.m. at the Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Denver, NC, Dallas, NC, Maiden, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Man found dead in Charlotte was murdered in Gaston Co.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said Friday that a man found dead on a roadway in west Charlotte last month was murdered in Gaston County then dumped.

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