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  1. 10 things to know about 5 delegates Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gaston Gazette

    Democrats expect to nominate Hillary Clinton as the party's nominee, making her the first female presidential nominee from a major political party. Four people from Gaston County are serving as delegates: Noah Gabriel Cartagena, Robin Jordan, Robert Kellogg and Evan Redmond.

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  2. Delegates look forward to party, just not Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Gaston Gazette

    When asked to name three things he liked about Donald Trump, Republican National Convention delegate Wayne King of Kings Mountain suffered a momentary lapse. "You're kind of putting me on the spot," crackled King, a polished political insider who will be attending his fourth national convention as a voting delegate.

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  3. Police seek help to ID suspect in Holiday Inn Express robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Gaston Gazette

    On Tuesday, shortly after 11:30 p.m., an unidentified black male, approximately 6-foot-4-inches with a medium build, entered the hotel, at 100 Woodlake Pkwy., Kings Mountain, and took an undisclosed amount of money from the register while the hotel employee was away from the front desk, according to police. Authorities said the suspect was wearing a long sleeved red shirt, dark blue pants and white tennis shoes, as well as a blue hat with a red basketball player logo and letters on the front of the hat.

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  4. Crowders land bought by Gastonia parts supplier CEO Jul 12 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Gaston Gazette

    The man in charge of one of Gaston County's largest companies has plans for 78 acres of land near Crowders Mountain State Park. MPV Properties, based in Charlotte, named itself as the representative for the seller, The Robert Haywood Morrison Foundation, in a statement this month.

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  5. KM police searching for one suspect in a Friday night stabbing Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Gaston Gazette

    Just after 10 p.m. Friday, police responded to Clinton Drive in reference to an assault that had occurred there, according to a news release. Officers found a female victim lying conscious on the side of the road with stab wounds.

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  6. Tax dollars for private schools? Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Gaston Gazette

    The General Assembly has increased funding for the next 11 years for a program that gives certain families up to $4,200 per year to attend private school. Known as the Opportunity Scholarship Program, the vouchers are available to students entering kindergarten or first grade in a private school.

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  7. Toyota SUV smashes trailer, Gaston couple searches for new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Gaston Gazette

    Soda cans, a gallon of milk and a box of Golden Grahams cereal were among the items to litter the grass around where Eddie Hutto's partially caved-in mobile home stands. A 2004 Toyota SUV going 70 mph on Sparrow Springs Road - a road zoned for 45 - caused the damage and woke the couple Sunday morning when it plowed into the side of the home.

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  8. Ralph Stanley was a friend of the fansRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | The Gaston Gazette

    Local residents are remembering bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley as not only a master of his craft but a nice man who took time for his fans. The Grand Ole Opry star appeared twice at the Don Gibson Theatre in Shelby – January 2013 and April 2015.

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  9. CVS now offering curbside pickup Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    CVS has unveiled a new service in the greater Charlotte area to make shopping quicker and more convenient for its customers. Shoppers can now place orders and pay online at CVS.com/Express or through the CVS Pharmacy app, and the store will text the customer when an order is ready.

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  10. Banana split: Gastonia Grizzlies take one of two against the Savannah Bananas in doubleheaderRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    GASTONIA – There's still plenty of baseball left in the Coastal Plain League season, but the Gastonia Grizzlies need to turn their luck around quickly if they're going to make a run at the playoffs in the Coastal Plain League. Nate Maggio's chopper through the infield sneaked past third base and capped off a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over the Savannah Bananas, as the teams split a doubleheader at Sims Legion Park.

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  11. Church news in your communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Long Branch Road Baptist, 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City, holds vacation Bible school from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 12-16. The theme is "Barnyard Roundup, Jesus Gathers Us Together."

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  12. Sammy Taormina's walk-off home run lifts Gastonia Grizzlies to third straight win Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    The Gastonia Grizzlies needed a little extra time – and a lot of extra chances – to finally win their third straight Coastal Plain League game Saturday night. That chance finally came in the bottom of the 11th inning, as Sammy Taormina's walk-off home run lifted the Grizzlies to a 6-5 victory over the Savannah Bananas.

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  13. Dad's plunge creates a legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Charles Sr. - with sons Charles Jr. and Albert Sr. and grandsons Albert Jr. and Erwin - incorporates Costner Funeral Home with the state His father, Albert Eugene Costner Sr., earned a reputation for people skills and an ability to remember all the names for those associated with a deceased. “That memory of his was crucial,” Costner said on a busy day at Costner Funeral Home on West Franklin Boulevard.

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  14. Photo gallery: East Lincoln, Mountain Island Charter, Forestview, Kings Mountain play in 7...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    The first practice of the high school football season is more than six weeks away, but four local teams took the field in 7-on-7 tournaments Friday on a hot afternoon in Charlotte. Forestview, Kings Mountain and Mountain Island Charter were three of 26 teams competing at Providence Day School at a weekend tournament hosted by the Cam Newton Foundation.

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  15. Sorority honors graduates at scholarship teaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Shelby alumnae chapter, held its scholarship tea on May 1 at Shoal Creek Baptist Church in Shelby. The tea honored the sorority's 2016 senior scholarship recipients from Crest, Kings Mountain, Shelby and Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy.

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  16. Bringing the Battle of Kings Mountain to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    When: Opens June 24 with performances on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for four consecutive weekends. Closing performance is July 17. A special performance will be at 3 p.m. July 4. A popular production bringing to life the Battle of Kings Mountain will return to the Joy Performance Center for a four-weekend run beginning June 24. Written by Robert “Bob” Inman, “Liberty Mountain” uses the entire theatre, including the balcony, to put the audience in the center of the action as battles are recreated and history is shared.

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  17. Mountain climb inspires us allRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Kings Mountain's Shirley Goode, plagued by crippling arthritis and other health issues for more than 40 years, decided she would climb Crowders Mountain when she turned 70. Two new knees helped; she's had both surgically replaced. So did the “you can do it” encouragement from family and friends stationed along the route and the surprise mountain-top welcome from her daughter and granddaughter who flew in from Tennessee for the special day.

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  18. Wanted woman nabbed, chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Kings Mountain Police arrested 44-year-old Kimberly Michelle Wright Rowland, of 1557 York Road in Kings Mountain, on Friday at a Rite-Aid pharmacy. Detective D. Black says she gave a false document to the pharmacy to obtain a prescription medication, leading to charges of obtaining a controlled substance, obtaining property by false pretenses, communicating threats and resisting a public officer.

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  19. Grandma climbs mountain on 70thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Shirley Goode recently had both her knees replaced and has battled arthritis and other health issues for more than 40 years. But she doesn't let that slow her down.

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  20. Church news in your communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Pleasant Hill United Methodist, 1102 Warlick Road, Belwood, holds a country ham breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12, and free for children 6 and younger. There will be country ham, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, livermush, pancakes, grits, gravy, toast, biscuits, coffee, tea, bottled drinks, fruit bar, orange juice and desserts.

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