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  1. Five questions with Gaston Regional Chambera s new interim presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | The Gaston Gazette

    A longtime local community leader has come aboard the Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce to provide some temporary stability in the wake of recent employee turnover. Reeves McGlohon agreed last month to guide the chamber as president in an interim capacity.

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  2. Cherryville Senior UNC-bound: Hard work pays offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    Throughout high school, Cherryville student Bayleigh Henley was a four year All-Conference athlete and a strong student in the classroom. Henley, 18, will graduate from Cherryville High School this Saturday with honors.

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  3. Scholarship will honor memory of community leader Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    The Gaston County Carolina Club has established the Richard M. Penegar '52 Gaston County Carolina Club Scholarship to be awarded annually to one or more Gaston County students attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The scholarship honors Richard M. Penegar, Class of 1952, who died on Feb. 11. “Our Board of Directors feels that Richard Penegar represented the very best qualities of a UNC graduate," said Kristy Crisp, club co-leader.

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  4. Coming Up Brass heads home for encore performance Updated atRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    Coming Up Brass is returning to Charley's Restaurant & Entertainment, 124 S. South St., Gastonia, for an encore performance this weekend. “Coming Up Brass helped Charley Gunn open the club back in January,” said Gus Evans, trombone player.

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  5. UNC First: Gaston woman helped pave way for blacks to attend UNC Chapel HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    Sixty-five years ago, Gwendolyn Harrison Smith was told because of the color of her skin she could not attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Although she clearly had the academic credentials to take a doctorate level Spanish class during a summer session at the state's flagship university, something had been overlooked in her application, university officials said.

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  6. Finding Canopus after more than 40 years of looking for bright, southern star Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    I feel a bit like Captain Ahab this chilly Friday evening in early March. Captain Ahab if "Moby Dick" had a happy ending, that is.

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  7. Classical pianist wins Miss Mount Holly crown Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    Allison Farris, 23, topped the field of six contestants to win the Miss Mount Holly 2017 title during the annual scholarship pageant on Feb. 19 at Stuart W. Cramer High School. Farris played "Hungarian Rhapsody No.

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  8. MerleFest acts coming to Gaston County Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    The Gaston County Museum of Art & History, in partnership with the town of Dallas and Gaston County Department of Travel & Tourism, is hosting a MerleFest on the Road concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24. This performance is part of the Concerts at the Courthouse Series. MerleFest, the popular Americana music festival founded by the legendary Doc Watson, will give music lovers in the Gaston County community a sneak peak of the spring festival when it brings MerleFest on the Road to the historic courthouse.

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  9. Gastonia's Victor Wiggins leaves Charlotte 49ers' golf program to turn professionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    But Wiggins, who turned 22 last Saturday, says he's ready to take the next step and pursue a professional career in the sport. "I'm trying to set up my schedule so I can get my tour card on the web.com tour and, hopefully, on to the PGA tour," said Wiggins, who is set to finish his sociology degree at UNCC in May. "I've just had an opportunity come up that I couldn't say no to."

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  10. DePriest honored as distinguished alumnus Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Gardner-Webb University honored outstanding members of the university family with induction into the GWU Gallery of Distinguished Alumni during 2016 Homecoming activities Oct. 14 and 15. A Shelby native, DePriest enrolled at Gardner-Webb College in 1963 after graduating from Shelby High School. He came as a day student, working after class at the Cleveland Times newspaper, a semi-weekly published in Shelby.

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  11. NC police: GOP office damaged by fire, graffitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    A local Republican Party office in North Carolina was damaged by fire and someone spray-painted an anti-GOP slogan referring to "Nazi Republicans" on a nearby wall, authorities said Sunday. A news release from the town of Hillsborough said someone threw a bottle filled with flammable liquid through the window of the Orange County Republican Party headquarters overnight.

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