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A former youth program leader pleaded guilty Monday to sexually abusing two girls nearly 20 years ago. Mason Curry III received a sentence of seven to 10 years in prison.
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.
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)
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.
Gaston County will see a pride parade and other events this weekend for the Gay Pride Weekend. Organizers expect between 500 and 700 people will take part in the three-day event starting with the march down Main Avenue on Friday.
Not too long ago, a restaurant on the Gaston County culinary landscape celebrated its second anniversary, and in case you're new to town or to this column, that gives me a great excuse to tell you about The Round Bistro. Two years ago, Chef Jack Acheson and Aaron Samole opened up the Round in the spot at the end of the Bi-Lo shopping center at the intersection of New Hope and Redbud roads that was formerly occupied by Johnny B's pizzeria.
When Hurricane Hugo hit Cleveland County in the early morning hours of Sept. 22, 1989, Perry Davis responded with the rest of the members of the Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department.
Thirty-four-year old Justin Britton died from a heroin overdose in Asheville last year and now his mother wants to see his drug dealer pay. But she says, Asheville police told her the batch of heroin her son used was tainted, and that's what ultimately ended his life.
For decades the old Sears building on the 700 block of West Franklin Boulevard was the place to buy tires, a washing machine, clothes, sporting goods, tools and about anything else. But that was a long time ago, and for more than a dozen years that building fronting a major thoroughfare has sat vacant.
A former Republican legislator from Gaston County says state lawmakers need to end political gerrymandering for the good of the state. William Current, who represented parts of Gaston County in the state House from 2008 through 2012, has been asking candidates for the General Assembly if they'll support legislation creating a nonpartisan commission to redraw political lines.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 09:08 pm
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