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  1. Senate seat showdown: Stultz to challenge HarringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Gaston Gazette

    Former Gastonia Mayor Jennie Stultz has told friends she plans to run next year for the state Senate seat now held by Republican Kathy Harrington. She sent an email out earlier this week to potential supporters saying she would officially start her election bid Dec. 5 by filing campaign paperwork with the Gaston County Board of Elections to launch her independent campaign.

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  2. 'Autism spectrum disorder' is the issue du jourRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... of several books on rearing children. Write to him at The Leadership Parenting Institute, 1391-A E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, N.C. 28054; or see his website at

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  3. Gun, turkey stolen from 77-year-old Gastonia man's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WBTV

    A 77-year-old Gastonia man says a gun and a turkey were among the items stolen from his home during a weekend break-in. Gary Caldwell, the alleged victim, said he was in Kings Mountain when he got a call from a neighbor who told him the front door of his East Fourth Avenue home was ajar.

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  4. City to vote on deal to sell, redevelop historic bank buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

    Gastonia leaders on Tuesday will consider offering a six-figure grant as part of a deal to sell and redevelop a historic downtown bank. City Council members will hold a required public hearing during their regular meeting and allow local residents to weigh in on the proposal for two buildings that make up the former Citizens National Bank at 212 W. Main Ave. If approved, the contract would be another key step toward the likely purchase of the property by Tom Cox and Jim Morasso, two existing downtown business owners who want to expand their influence there.

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  5. How many overtime hours do firefighters work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gaston Gazette

    Of Gaston County's 12 towns and cities, only Belmont, Cherryville, Gastonia and Mount Holly hire and pay a staff of firefighters.

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  6. Gaston County stay-at-home students attend virtual schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSOCTV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. GASTONIA, N.C. - The Gaston County Virtual Academy is connecting some middle school students with a new approach to learning. Brothers ...

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  7. Stylist underwent bone transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Gaston Gazette

    When hair stylist Liza Lawson and her husband, Joe Lawson, took over Scissory Hair Salon on Union Road, formerly known as Golden Scissors, they not only inherited the building and equipment, but also an employee. Golden Scissors served the Gastonia community for 40 years, and stylist Beverly Schaefer worked there for 22 of them.

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  8. Jimenez graduates basic trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    ... Air Force. Jimenez is the daughter of Victoria N. Jimenez of Gloversville, and granddaughter of Trudy Jenkins of Gastonia, N.C., and Arquilla Turner of Colorado Springs, Colo. JOHNSTOWN - The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal ...

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  9. He'll help you see the stars in whole new lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Gaston Gazette

    Will Snyder, the new director of the James H. Lynn Planetarium at the Schiele Museum of Natural History in Gastonia, is filled with energy, ideas, and excitement about his new position and how the planetarium can better connect with the local community. "When people come here I want it to be about more than what they learn that particular day," Snyder said.

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  10. Pinch hitting for GarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MassLive.com

    ... kids aren't home. - Denise Tessier, daughter-in-law Springfield American Legion Post 21 team stood up to racism in Gastonia, North Carolina, in 1934, but Garry embedded the historic event forever in our collective conscience. Part of growing up ...

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  11. Family of slain toddler seeks justice after deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WBTV

    A 2-year-old Gastonia boy who police say was killed by his mother's live-in boyfriend at the time is being remembered by family. Kye Abdul Rashid died at the hospital on November 5. 25-year-old Marquis Graham currently sits behind bars in the Gaston County Jail facing a charge of first-degree murder.

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  12. 'They thought the house blew up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Courier-Tribune

    A Gaston family was home, its three children fast asleep, when a Charlotte man drove through their front porch while fleeing police. The incident occurred around 9 p.m. Thursday at Jamie and Tony Carroll's home at the corner of Robin Road and Reese Street in Gastonia.

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  13. The Schiele serves up historical feast Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... over the fireplace to get the harvest feast going. It was all part of The Schiele Museum's Harvest Day event in Gastonia on Saturday, where history re-enactors cooked and celebrated an 18th-century harvest feast as crowds of kids and adults watched ...

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  14. Hundreds gather for pre-holiday mealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | The Gaston Gazette

    On Saturday, the Gastonia Parks and Recreation Department and the Gastonia Rotary East hosted their 32nd Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon for Seniors at the Adult Recreation Center on West Franklin Boulevard. Any Gaston County resident 55 years of age or older was invited to enjoy a free lunch, live music and dancing.

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  15. Car show revs up support for Christmas Wishes programRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | The Gaston Gazette

    Distinct Beat Car Audio and the United Way will once again host the Christmas Wishes Charity Benefit Car Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, 122 S. Oakland St., Gastonia. Car buffs can enter a vehicle for $10 or by bringing one or more toys to donate to the program.

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  16. Hunter Huss season comes to an end against WeddingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | The Gaston Gazette

    GASTONIA – The Hunter Huss football team has won a combined 18 games in the last two seasons. The Huskies took “The Bell” from their rival Ashbrook in 2016 and hung onto it this year.

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  17. Gaston County wants to lure mystery Canadian company that would invest $8.9 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... for a discount on its utility bill for its first five years in town. “We are pleased they are looking at Gastonia,” Crisp said. “We have a lot to offer, especially with our proximity to the airport.” Gaston's site is one ...

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  18. My Turn: Franklin Woods: Well, what's the vote going to be? Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... and continue to do so in perpetuity, thereby loading another ongoing “debt” upon the taxpayers of Gastonia, but leaving the property in its “pristine” condition, thus only ticking off the wannabe developers! Phew, there's ...

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  19. Charlotte: Bessant outstanding, Thanksgiving Service, Chorus Concert, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Q-Notes

    ... "the man behind the DREAM, the story of Bayard Rustin; and June, "one hit WONDER," game-show-with-a-twist concert. GASTONIA, N.C. - The Charlotte Lesbian Kindred Spirits Meetup Group will ring in the holidays with a visit to the Daniel Stowe ...

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  20. Fiction: A Novelist Revisits a Deadly Textile Union Strike From 1929Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | The New York Times

    In 1929, the National Textile Workers Union tried to gain a Southern stronghold, beginning with the Loray Mill in Gastonia, N.C. Many workers, pushed to near impossible production while fearing loss of pay or, worse, "an arm or a hand or a finger or three," joined the union. The mill owners refused to negotiate and most of the 1,800 strikers reluctantly returned to work.

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