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7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | 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

22 hrs ago | 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

The Gaston Gazette

Answer Man: Is a drag strip being built near Dallas?

Q: What is the construction taking place on Ratchford Drive north of Dallas, near the Flea Market and beside U.S. 321? No one seems to know, but the rumor is it's going to be a drag strip for racing.

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Related Topix: Dallas, NC, Gastonia, NC

Business Journal

Gaston group works to add private funding to economic-development efforts

About 40 Gaston County businesses are planning to form a nonprofit agency designed to kick up the level of growth in Gaston County by creating jobs and building the tax base.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Pride Festival, parade revel in their joy

Members of several congregations joined the Pride Parade Sunday, including the Rev.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Gay/Lesbian

The Gaston Gazette

Who's facing charges? 8/17/14

The following is a daily arrest report provided by the Gastonia and Gaston County police departments and the Gaston County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Can't put your socks on anymore? Neither could George

When George Adams turned 85, he found himself getting stiff. So stiff he wondered how much longer he would be able to bend low enough to touch his toes and put on his own socks.

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Related Topix: McAdenville, NC, Inventions, Science / Technology, Belmont, NC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Murder suspect takes the stand in own defense

Steve Todd Neely Jr. said a buildup of frustration over being bullied, talked down to and threatened in his own house triggered him to pick up a knife, cut his ex-wife's husband in the face and then chase him into the street on a summer night The 58-year-old Gastonia man took the stand Friday in his own first-degree murder trial.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

WCTI

AAA releases ranking of most dangerous counties for traffic

Out of the 100 counties in North Carolina, Pitt County is ranked number one as the county where traffic collisions are mostly likely, according to AAA Carolinas' 20th annual ranking released Friday.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Pitt County, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Vance County, NC, Stanly County, NC

The Gaston Gazette

The Book Blogger: Teen shares her reviews with growing online audience

While many parents spend time trying to persuade their kids to read, Emma McNamara's parents found her reading habits a different kind of challenge.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Kids, Family

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