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  1. Gaston braces for snowRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

    Ready or not, Gaston County is expected to wake up to a light snowfall of 1 to 3 inches Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for all of the western Piedmont of North Carolina and the upstate of South Carolina.

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  2. Gaston NAACP celebrates Martin Luther KingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

    Hundreds of Gaston County residents gathered in a small gym Monday to celebrate the legacy of a civil rights icon. The Gaston County NAACP continued its yearly Martin Luther King Jr. Day tradition by meeting inside the Erwin Center gymnasium.

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  3. Gaston Pour House asking for city's helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Gaston Gazette

    A fledgling restaurant in Gastonia has become the latest to pursue some assistance from a municipal grant program for downtown businesses. Gaston Pour House opened in August at 170 S. South St., in the space occupied for several years by Zoe's Coffee House.

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  4. Ashbrook grad gets 5 years for stealing from UNC Tar Heel student ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Gaston Gazette

    A former Gastonia man who stole more than $150,000 from the student ministry he worked for - money used to take European vacations and catch Celine Dion at a Las Vegas concert - will spend nearly five years in federal prison. Brian Lee Cansler graduated from Ashbrook High School in 2009 before attending UNC Chapel Hill and majoring in linguistics.

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  5. A trained dog is a happy dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | The Gaston Gazette

    Melanie Perry spends her workdays commanding man's best friend to listen. As a dog trainer and owner of Gastonia Dog Wizard, her day consists of house training new puppies and correcting bad behavior problems.

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  6. Retired trooper battling Parkinson's completes cross-country walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | The Gaston Gazette

    A retired North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper living with Parkinson's disease has completed his cross-country walk to raise awareness for the condition. Highway Patrol and Gaston County Police cruisers escorted Tommy Dellinger and his crowd of supporters for the final four miles of his journey, walking from Food Lion to the Gaston County Police station on West Franklin Boulevard on Saturday.

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  7. Highway Patrol IDs man killed in wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | The Gaston Gazette

    A 33-year-old Gastonia man died Saturday as the result of a traffic wreck, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.

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  8. Gastonia's Darrell Armstrong remembers his basketball mentorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | The Gaston Gazette

    With 26 years of playing and coaching experience, Gastonia's Darrell Armstrong has the city's longest service to professional basketball. "I'm dedicating my whole coaching career to him," Armstrong said last week during the Dallas Mavericks' lone regular season visit to Charlotte for the 2017-18 season.

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  9. City paying high price for home to cut sewer construction costs Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | The Gaston Gazette

    Gastonia plans to buy a local residential lot for above its market value just so it can raze the home there and get it out of the way. City leaders say the price they pay for the property and the demolition will end up saving taxpayers money in the grand scheme of things.

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  10. Five questions with Gastonia's newest councilwomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Gaston Gazette

    The newest member of Gastonia City Council is coming into the role with a determined attitude and the confidence that she can excel in representing residents of the city. Jennifer Stepp was elected to the council last month out of Ward 5, securing victory with 46 percent of the vote and defeating two challengers in Mark Wilson and Nancy Rosemond.

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  11. Native musicians who died last year to be honored during benefit concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Gaston Gazette

    Gaston County lost two of the most talented musicians and performers it has ever known within a five-month span in 2017. So to help get the new year started on a more positive note, a special concert will be held to pay homage the legacies of both Ron Ownbey and John Alexander.

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  12. Get to know: A Gastonia police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Gaston Gazette

    Before anyone at the Gastonia Police Department can become a sergeant, a captain or any other position of leadership, they must go through the steps everyone else takes. For Gastonia native Dylan Rice, who had long dreamed of serving his city in the police force, that meant time with the agency's Explorers program while in high school and a trip through police academy at Gaston College before starting work.

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  13. Gastonia teen OK after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Gaston Gazette

    A teen is expected to be OK after being shot twice during an assault at a Gastonia apartment complex this week. Police were called to the 800 block of Barkley Street off of North Chester Street just before 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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  14. Huss comes back from nine down to beat AshbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Gaston Gazette

    GASTONIA – In the second half of Friday night's varsity boys basketball game, Ashbrook led by as many as nine points. Huss led by as many as 13. The Huskies, at one point in the third quarter, put together a 17-0 run.

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  15. Stepping into OzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Gaston Gazette

    The main branch of the Gaston County Public Library in Gastonia is a little brighter now, thanks to the work of local commercial and residential interior designer Randal Tolbert. "It's like sitting in a bowl of oatmeal," said Tolbert of the 40-year-old building's bland cream color.

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  16. Cole's book not about baseball, but lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Gaston Gazette

    I don't enjoy Jesse Cole's brand of baseball, even though it is a brand which has succeeded with two Coastal Plain League franchises -- one here in Gastonia and the other in Savannah, Georgia. But, I am a 62-year-old curmudgeon and nobody ever made any money trying to squeeze either blood or cash out of turnips like me.

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  17. Progressive Rail plans multi-million investment in GastoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Gaston Gazette

    A local short line railway operator plans to invest nearly $5 million on a new supply chain hub alongside its tracks in Gastonia. Progressive Rail, which runs the 12-mile Piedmont and Northern Railroad between Mount Holly and Gastonia, is calling its new venture at 601 N. Modena St. a "Carload Connection Campus."

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  18. Watson Insurance hires four Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Gaston Gazette

    Brenda Lengel started with Watson Insurance on March 1 as a business account manager. She is from Norfolk, Virginia, and has 21 years of agency experience. Lengel has worked with small to large commercial accounts.

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  19. CaroMont Regional enacts visitor restrictions as flu spreads in CarolinasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Gaston Gazette

    CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia will begin restricting visitors younger than 13 on Saturday to help stop the spread of flu and similar illness, the hospital system announced. The restriction begins at 7 a.m. Saturday, and CaroMont officials also ask that older people with compromised immune systems or who have flu-like symptoms avoid visiting patients at the hospital for the time being.

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  20. My Turn: We do pay for Conference Center Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Gaston Gazette

    One must appreciate Councilman David Humphries efforts to explain to the people why we should be happy with the Gastonia's Convention Center. To me, cynic that I am, it seems to me Mr. Humphries has partaken of the waters and been convinced.

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