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1 hr ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

16 wanted, 23 arrested in Lincolnton's 'Summertime Sweep'

The Lincolnton Police Department conducted a drug roundup Wednesday, netting 152 felony narcotics charges and 23 arrests; police say 16 more remain wanted.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lincolnton, NC, Catawba County, NC, Lincoln County, NC

5 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

Dead End Road: PFLAG Gaston's latest show focuses on homelessness

PFLAG Gaston is bringing visibility to an issue that's often overlooked. The organization's newest theater production, "Dead End Road: No Turn Around?" addresses homelessness and the impact it has on our city, state, nation and world.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Gastonia, NC, Gay/Lesbian, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

Fun stuff: Art, treats and live music

Arts and crafts and music, oh my! Want to get crafty this weekend? If you don't mind a little drive, the Mount Mitchell Crafts Fair in Burnsville will have about 200 artisans selling their creations on site.

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Related Topix: Burnsville, NC, Charlotte, NC, Eastover, NC, Matt Walsh, Dallas, NC, Entertainment

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Star Online

COLUMN: There will be more losers than winners with casino plan

How many synonyms does it take to accurately describe what has happened to the good citizens of Kings Mountain and Cleveland County? Truthfully, the Cleveland County Commissioners and mayor and city council of Kings Mountain were first taken advantage of by the cunning of the Catawba Indians and even more likely by the "investors" of questionable ... (more)

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

The Gaston Gazette

Gastonia elected leaders may stagger terms

Gastonia voters who want a say in their local leadership often feel there's a long, cold winter between elections.

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Lake Wylie Pilot

Expanding no-wake zone on Catawba River OK'd

Four commissioners abstained. A growing number of paddlers in a high-boat traffic area on the Catawba River between Tailrace Marina and the whitewater center has raised safety concerns.

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The Gaston Gazette

In praise of bees and their honey

We take so much of our food supply for granted. One example that comes to mind is honey.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Fruits, Vegetables

The Gaston Gazette

Child rapist back in jail after found near day care

A convicted child rapist just released after spending more than a dozen years in prison was put back in jail Monday after being found living near a Gastonia home day care.

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WBTV

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Detectives in Gaston County are warning residents to be careful before opening the front door after a man, dressed in a Dish Network shirt, has appeared in several neighborhoods and towns asking for money.

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Related Topix: Bessemer City, NC

The Gaston Gazette

Two new apartment complexes leasing

If you're looking for a place to rent in Gaston County, your choices just multiplied.

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Related Topix: Cramerton, NC, Dallas, NC, Charlotte, NC, Gaston, NC, Weather

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Stopping summer learning loss: 1st- and 2nd-graders keeping skills fresh through literacy program

For 31 area students, summer hasn't been a total break from their studies. Since July 7, the rising first- and second-graders have been honing their literacy skills, and having a blast doing it.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

WLOS

NC woman's car plunges into river with kids inside

A Gastonia woman was scheduled for a court appearance after the N.C. Highway Patrol said she drove her car into the South Fork of the Catawba River with her children restrained in the rear seat.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Gastonia, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Defense begins in sex abuse case against Gaston coach

Former high school wrestling coach Scott Goins was in court Thursday, July 17, 2014 as jury selection continued at the Gaston County Courthouse on North Marietta Street in Gastonia.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

A group effort: Rotary Club, Humane Society, Animal Control named 2014 Public Health Heros

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

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC, Home Gardening, Home

The Gaston Gazette

Kids in car that crashed into river; mom charged with DWI

A Gastonia woman was charged with DWI early Saturday morning after driving into the South Fork of the Catawba River with her children in the rear seat.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC, Kids, Family

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WBTV

Teen dies after crashing into trees near elementary school

A teenager died in Gaston County after the car he was driving crashed into a set of trees in front of an elementary school and he was thrown from the car.

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The Gaston Gazette

Gastonia has gun park in its sights

Gastonia leaders are exploring options for a new public firearms park that could replace the city's current shooting site near Rankin Lake.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC, Bessemer City, NC

The Star Online

Attracting new retail: How some look to stop the "bleed" of customers leaving the county

"We want to stop the bleed of sales going outside the county," said Cleveland County Commissioner Susan Allen.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Neighbor's videotaping raises question of protection vs. privacy

The two beliefs have clashed in a neighborhood outside of Mount Holly, bringing attention by neighbors, media and elected officials.

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Related Topix: Mount Holly, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Trainer testifies in wrestling coach trial

Friday, the state called Ronny Huitt, a trainer in Gastonia. He said one of the accusers told him what happened, but didn't want him to tell anyone.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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