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14 hrs ago | The Star Online

200-plus jobs coming: Retail, work options growing in Shelby, Kings Mountain

On the eastern end of the county, and even into Gaston County, Walmart announced plans to hire up to 190 new workers for two new neighborhood market locations opening in Kings Mountain and Gastonia.

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Related Topix: Kings Mountain, NC, Shelby, NC, Gastonia, NC, Cleveland County, NC

18 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

Gaston firefighters sell T-shirts for breast cancer awareness

The city of Gastonia Fire Department, in partnership with Cancer Services of Gaston County are celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a commemorative T-shirt displaying our departments name and likeness.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Dallas mother wants charges after son dies from 'toxic' drug

Melanie Britton knows her son struggled with addiction, but she doesn't think he's the only one to blame for his death.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Dallas, NC, Asheville, NC

The Gaston Gazette

Police investigate fatal fire

A Lowell man died when a shed he was living in caught fire. Freddie Lee Hoover Jr., 48, lived behind his father at 201 Reid St. in Lowell.

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Related Topix: Fire, Lowell, NC

The Gaston Gazette

Engagement: Ray-Shelton

Mary Massey of Gastonia and Jim Ray of Danville, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Michelle Ray, to Michael David Shelton, son of the late Johnny and Edna Shelton of Bradshaw, WV.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC, Theater, Arts

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Youngest ever Public Health Hero honored for organizing 5k

Reporter's note: This is the fourth and final part of a series profiling the Gaston County Department of Health and Human Services' 2014 Public Health Heroes.

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Related Topix: Mount Holly, NC

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

COLUMN: Reflecting on a Sacred Heart education

As I get older, I tend to find that I reflect more and more on specific things that are pleasant and wonderful remembrances from my past.

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Related Topix: Belmont, NC

The Gaston Gazette

Security beefs up for back-to-schoolers

Students going back to school Monday might not notice the extra security, but it'll be there.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Column: Let's sing the praise of classic church music

One of the great things about Gastonia is the great music in churches and the wonderful fellowship and food that abounds.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Wedding

The Gaston Gazette

DA: Indecent liberties charged against teacher did not occur at school

Officials say an incident that ended in a felony charge against a former private school teacher did not happen at the school.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

The Gaston Gazette

Boyfriend charged after woman found dead in home

A woman was found dead in her home around 8 p.m. Thursday by a relative, and police have charged her boyfriend with stealing her car.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Gastonia woman found dead; man charged in theft of her car

Dwayne Patrick Robinson, 30, of Gastonia, was arrested early Friday and charged with larceny of a motor vehicle, police said.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Asbestos scare sends school staff home

A wing of Cherryville High School was evacuated Tuesday after workers drilled into asbestos.

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Related Topix: Health, Mesothelioma

The Gaston Gazette

Gaston Capital pays $1.5 million for Belmont office

Local private equity firm Gaston Capital Partners paid more than $1 million for office space in Belmont this month.

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Related Topix: Belmont, NC, Bessemer City, NC

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WBTV

Man arrested, charged with 2nd degree murder after fatal accident in Gaston County

A Belmont man was arrested on several charges including second-degree murder after a fatal accident in Gaston County on Tuesday night.

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Lincoln Times-News

Around Town 8-20-14

TODAY Community Blood Drive Antioch Baptist Church at 3413 E Hwy 150 will hold a blood drive in partnership with the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, NC, Lincolnton, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Homeless shelter closes due to dwindling donations

After 11 years in Gastonia, As One Ministries has closed due a budget shortfall.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

WBTV

Sixteen arrested in Gaston Co. drug roundup, nine more sought

Sixteen people have been arrested in Gaston County after officers began a round-up and arrested people for drug charges.

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Shelby Shopper And Info

Julia H. Davis

Julia was born in Gaston County, NC on March 26, 1964 a daugther of the late Doug Huffstetler and Gerri Cody Adair.

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Related Topix: Cherryville, NC, Iron Station, NC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Police: Woman hit teen with her car and fled the scene

A Gastonia woman is charged with crashing her car into a teenager in a Gastonia neighborhood and fleeing the scene.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

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