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7 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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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Lincoln Times-News

Suspected bank robber caught in Massachusetts

A Cherryville man accused of robbing a Lincoln County bank earlier this month was apprehended in Massachusetts on Wednesday by the United States Marshal Service, police said.

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Related Topix: Cherryville, NC, Lincoln County, NC, Lincolnton, NC

WSOCTV

Man accused of firing shots into Gastonia strip club

A man is behind bars in Gaston County on a $1 million bond after police said he stood outside the Leather and Lace Club in Gastonia on Thursday night and fired two guns into the club.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Gospel news: Big night of music coming to Don Gibson

The Rev. Allan Davis, Landmark Baptist in Shelby, called me last week so I could tell you about a wonderful opportunity to hear one of Southern gospel music's finest sopranos, Taranda Greene.

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Related Topix: Shelby, NC, Gospel, The Greenes, Lowesville, NC, Marion, NC, Morganton, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Cleveland County Fair E. coli cases settled and dismissed

SHELBY All the lawsuits stemming from the 2012 E. coli outbreak at the Cleveland County Fair that resulted in a toddler’s death have been resolved and dismissed from Superior Court in Gaston County, fair association attorney O. Max Gardner III said.

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Related Topix: Cleveland County, NC, Shelby, NC

WSOCTV

Man admits to sucking woman's toes at Walmart, sentenced to 60 days in jail

A man will spend about a month in jail after he admitted to sucking on a woman's toes at a Walmart in Lincolnton.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Around Town 4-9-14

Individuals may now purchase advanced tickets for a grilled chicken lunch plate to assist Jeff Leonhardt and family.

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Related Topix: Vale, NC, Lincoln County, NC, Huntersville, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Life, Sewing, Hobbies

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