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  1. Gastonia leaders want downtown street to bear MLK's nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gaston Gazette

    Cities and towns of all sizes nationwide have honored Martin Luther King Jr. by renaming streets for him in the last 46 years. City Council members on Tuesday voted unanimously to explore renaming a section of Marietta Street in downtown for the celebrated civil rights leader.

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  2. Recycling: The big picture benefitsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The Gaston Gazette

    Why should you recycle? Economics. And looking at the big picture and thinking about the long range plans for our county.

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  3. Did Facebook posts hint at brother and sister's crime spree?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Gaston Gazette

    Police say Facebook posts from the woman accused of going on a four-store crime spree with her brother in Gaston County on Monday had police proceeding with caution. "I'm not sure what their intentions were," said Chief Hawkins, who is not related.

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  4. Police look for woman suspected of at least two back-to-back robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Gaston Gazette

    Police are looking for a woman suspected in a robbery spree in Gaston County Monday morning. Police say she robbed the CVS in Bessemer City and the Ingles in Dallas.

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  5. Wal-Mart's smaller supermarket opens WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Gaston Gazette

    Wal-Mart's newest Neighborhood Market will debut on South New Hope Road this week. Some residents will welcome the addition of the new store, while others worry it will only add to traffic woes at the nearby intersection of South New Hope Road and Redbud Drive.

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  6. How hard is it to be poor? Those who aren't can catch a glimpse SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Gaston Gazette

    Living in poverty can mean waiting in long lines, often to be denied. It's a pride-swallowing process in an effort to get a hand that is sometimes jerked away, according to Belinda Stanley.

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  7. Fewer voting booths for Gaston? Idea could add early voting sites, save moneyRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | The Gaston Gazette

    Every registered voter is assigned a polling place to visit on Election Day, but many people in Gaston County haven't seen theirs in years. A good number of those voters are still casting ballots.

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  8. Ashbrook girls stay in first place; face Forestview FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Gaston Gazette

    Ashbrook had a size advantage in the post with 6-foot-3 Evonna McGill and 6-foot-2 Kera Miller, and the result was a big advantage on the scoreboard as the Green Wave remained unbeaten in conference play with a 69-45 win at East Gaston on Tuesday. "Coming in, we knew there weren't many they had that could guard Evonna and Kera, and for that matter Sherry Johnson," Ashbrook coach Juan Smith said.

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  9. Who's facing charges 1.2.15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | The Gaston Gazette

    The following is a daily report provided by the Gaston County Sheriff, and Gastonia and Gaston County Police departments. A criminal charge does not imply someone is guilty of wrongdoing.

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  10. Recycling: Mark your calendar for these earth-friendly eventsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | The Gaston Gazette

    Happy New Year! With the arrival of 2015, there are great events to share starting with the four Household Hazardous Waste drop-off days at the Gaston County Park in Dallas. These collections are free to Gaston County residents.

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  11. Hoyle returns home, says prayers made a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | The Gaston Gazette

    Former state Sen. David Hoyle says he cannot thank people enough for their well wishes and prayers on his behalf since he suffered a stroke the Monday before Thanksgiving. "I appreciate everyone's expressions of concerns, their prayers and thoughts," Hoyle said Saturday.

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  12. 50th Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. HaneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | The Gaston Gazette

    Larry and Dollie Haney of Dallas celebrated their golden wedding anniversary September 13, 2014, at Alexis Baptist Church Family Life Center, with a dinner, hosted by their children. They have four children, Dean Haney, Reba Sisk, April Lynch and Amy Dyer.

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  13. Gaston County Sports Hall of Famer from Dallas dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 27 | The Gaston Gazette

    For as long as Dennis Franklin has been in Gaston County, there was one term that was used to identify him. That's why so many folks in the Dallas community have been shaken over the holidays as word of Franklin's death spread.

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  14. Restaurant owner puts faith to work, customers respond with charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Gaston Gazette

    About twice a week travelers from as far away as Maine and California will get off Interstate 85 just to eat at the Just Cookin' diner in Dallas where customers pay whatever they think their meal was worth to them. Some of them even ask owner Dana Parris to sign a menu so they can take it home as a keepsake of eating at the restaurant where a businesswoman's faith led her to let God take control of her cash register.

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  15. Should town open the square to any and all religious displays?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Gaston Gazette

    Dallas moved its Nativity scene from government-owned to private property this year to avoid a potential lawsuit and hefty legal fees, but was there another option? The attorney who pushed for the manger's removal says yes, but the result could be more offensive to people than taking down the Christian symbol of Christmas. Patrick Elliott is an attorney for the Freedom From Religion Foundation based in Wisconsin.

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  16. Letter: Dallas Nativity - A cause worth fighting forRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Gaston Gazette

    Worthy of its lead position in the news this morning is the little town of Dallas, N.C., and its current battle with the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Dallas' 40-year tradition of having its beloved Nativity scene at the courthouse went down the tubes this week when the local Board of Aldermen were bullied into removing the scene to a non-government location.

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  17. Man crashes car into apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Gaston Gazette

    A Dallas man is charged with wrecking into another car and running into an apartment building Saturday. John David Jones, 32, of 118 Bogus Drive, is charged with DWI and felony hit and run with injury.

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  18. Gospel music: Salvation Army makes a difference at Christmas and all yearRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Gaston Gazette

    I am writing about The Salvation Army during this Christmas season. While I am not affiliated with them, except for the occasional donation, I do recognize a great, caring organization which prides itself on being there for people in need.

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  19. Baby sitter pleads guilty to abuse, mistakenly released from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Gaston Gazette

    "As soon as we discovered it the next morning, we went and picked her up and placed her back into custody," said Assistant Chief Deputy Darrell Griffin with the Gaston County Sheriff's Office. She was baby-sitting then 15-month-old Isabelle Niggel and four other children in a Dallas house on June 8. Investigators said Willard was wearing headphones and listening to music while playing games on the computer when the child was injured.

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  20. Animal Control hires new administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Gaston Gazette

    Dr. Kristine Blankenship is well aware of the reputation the Gaston County Animal Shelter has developed over the years, as a place where too many dogs and cats still go to die. But the newly hired administrator of Gaston County Animal Control intends to help shepherd the public's perception in a positive direction.

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