Gastonia Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Gastonia man picks up $377,000 lottery winRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    John Walker of Gastonia matched all five numbers in Thursday's Carolina Cash 5 drawing to win $377,241, half of the night's $754,482 jackpot. Walker purchased the ticket, which beat odds of 1 in 575,757 to win, at Kingsway on Chapel Grove School Road just west of Gastonia.

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  2. Gastonia woman attacks three ER nursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    A Gastonia woman is accused of assaulting three nurses in the emergency department at CaroMont Regional Medical Center on Wednesday. Cheree Leighann Swanson, 25, of 307 South Liberty Street, Gastonia was charged with three counts of assault with physical injury on emergency personnel and one count of simple assault.

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  3. Police say woman planted cricket in food to get free mealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | WLOS

    ... Isolated tornadoes are possible. Heed all warnings by seeking shelter inside a sturdy building or basement. GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) -- Police in North Carolina say a woman tried to score a free meal at a restaurant by planting a cricket on her plate. ...

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  4. Brace yourself for a pinch at the pump: Gas prices rising again in Charlotte, nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Business Journal

    Gasoline prices in the Charlotte region and across the nation have reversed course, jumping a nickel or more per gallon in recent days after weeks of declining or steady prices, according to AAA. A gallon of regular unleaded in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill metro area costs an average of $2.31 today, up from $2.25 a week ago, AAA Carolinas says.

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  5. 2 adults, child displaced after tree falls on Gastonia homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | WBTV

    Around 9:44 a.m., a tree fell on the home of two adults and one child, located in the 200 block of Hank Circle near Archie Whitesides Road. No injuries were reported, but the child was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

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  6. Smoke evacuates Gaston Co. elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | WBTV

    HH Beam Elementary School, in the 200 block of Davis Park Road in Gastonia, was evacuated after smoke was seen in the hallway on Monday morning. Fire officials determined the cause of smoke was from rubber from a generator in the transformer room that had melted.

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  7. Gastonia mom credits God with protecting daughter after tree fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    A man and his 2-year-old daughter were sitting in the bedroom of their mobile home on Hanks Circle Monday morning when a tree fell on the house. D.J. Hawkins said he heard a crack but couldn't reach his daughter before the tree came crashing down on their west Gastonia home.

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  8. Who was arrested? 04/20Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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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  9. Criminal Charges 4-20-15Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... order for arrest of child support. A $960 cash bond was set. Andres Gustavo Molinuevo, 22, of 3706 Stoneman Dr. in Gastonia was charged Apr. 16 with one count of possession of a schedule VI controlled substance, maintaining a dwelling or vehicle for ...

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  10. Taking it in stride: Man completes challenge to run daily for a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... and difficult," said Rhodes, 39, a N.C. Army National Guard staff sergeant and fitness instructor at Fit to Fight Gastonia. "I definitely had to be committed to doing what I wanted to do. It wasn't easy at times, but I set my mind to it, and I did ...

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  11. An important story to tell': Little Theater presents play about Helen Keller and her teacherRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Star Online

    The Little Theater of Gastonia is hoping to inspire local audiences with a play that's based on a familiar true story.

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  12. Diamonds in the roughRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | KRCR

    Having lived in Houston for nearly two decades, I had grown accustomed to being able to get pretty much any ethnic food under the sun for the price of a short drive. Several years ago, I moved from Houston to Gastonia, N.C., a small town outside Charlotte with one of the highest per capita ratios of good barbecue joints in the continental U.S. There was smoked pork, chicken and beef in abundance, but if my palate cried out for pad thai, Vietnamese pho or a good plate of sauerbraten, it was either drive into Charlotte or make it myself.

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  13. This picture is worth a thousand wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... was born in Bloomsburg, Pa., met Jane in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and married her in Bloomsburg. He brought her back to Gastonia, her home. He had taken advanced art in high school and college, and worked as a designer in a carpet company. Meanwhile, ...

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  14. County to property tax debtors: Time to pay upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... data released by Gaston County, these are the top 10 overdue property tax bills: 1. Total due: $31,959.02 Owner: HB Gastonia LLC Property address: 1228 Isley Drive Type: Industrial property 2. Total due: $30,531.74 Owner: Fred D. Godley Property ...

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  15. Combating break-ins in Gastonia: What streets are the worst?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    Twenty-year-old Trukon Carson says he has lived at Greenview Meadows Apartments in south Gastonia all his life. He hears about crime in the neighborhood constantly, he says, from drug deals to larcenies and home break-ins.

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  16. Huss student learns sign language to ask girl to promRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... sign, a shy nod. Amanda, a senior at Ashbrook High School, volunteers alongside Peyton at DanceAbilities Studio in Gastonia. The studio offers dance classes for children with disabilities. Amanda has been putting in time with the younger children ...

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  17. Storm upsets Jags for baseball program's biggest win yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... conference games next week. Forestview first visits North Gaston on Tuesday and then hosts South Point on Friday. GASTONIA - Still with no senior class until next year, Stuart Cramer has played its first two baseball seasons with the deck stacked ...

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  18. Wiggins sculpture effort gets $5,000 contributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... ambush occurred three days after a bloody labor strike at the Loray Mill that resulted in the shooting death of a Gastonia police chief. For the majority of the 86 years since her untimely death, Wiggins was viewed as a communist sympathizer. Many ...

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  19. It's running - with styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | The Gaston Gazette

    Running together : About 3,500 kids and adults navigated 5K run and 4K fun walk courses in downtown Gastonia on Saturday morning. Nonprofits win big : 143 local nonprofits raised money for their organizations since early February.

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  20. Column: The new Inquisition attempts to determine scientists' meansRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... but what they are doing can amount to totalitarianism on the installment plan. Thomas Sowell is a native of Gastonia and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. How long will this country remain free? ...

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