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  1. Officers come together to mourn Brackeen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | The Gaston Gazette

    Police officers and their K-9s from all reaches of the Tar Heel state came together Friday to pay their respects a slain Shelby Police officer The police came from Gastonia, Fayetteville, Statesville, Waynesville and all areas in between. They activated their blue lights and left the David Baptist Church in Kings Mountain with a singular purpose, to honor a fellow K-9 officer killed in the line of duty.


  2. Answer Man: Blue Devils? Patriotic or demonic? Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    This question came from a nice woman who refers to her deviled eggs as "heavenly eggs" so as not to offend. She became a little disconcerted to learn recently a niece was planning to attend Duke University.


  3. Gastonia Post 23 again the underdog entering Friday's 7 p.m. game against Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    When the 2016 American Legion baseball season started, Gastonia Post 23 coach Josh Cobb and most of his players felt pretty good about their chances. Unfortunately, a regular season of close losses led to the unenviable spot of a No.


  4. Chester has surgery after taking turn for the worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    A dachshund that was won the hearts of many Gazette readers over the years had to undergo back surgery Tuesday and will be out of commission for several weeks, says his keeper Susan Mauney of Gastonia. A veterinarian surgeon in Hickory cut into Chester's back to make repairs between the 11th and 12th discs, although some material had to be left in because it was too close to the spinal cord and the surgeon didn't want to risk further damage, Mauney said.


  5. Belmont council agrees on incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    In a show of support for Gaston County's small-business incubator project, and perhaps as a measure to enhance its own chances of landing the concept, Belmont City Council voted unanimously this week to contribute up to $97,000 in economic development incentives. That figure represents nearly 10 percent of the $975,000 the county committed to the concept last year, and Belmont is only on the hook for it if the Greater Gaston Development Corp. decides to put the incubator in city limits. 2 comments

  6. Foundation honors doctor for contributions to Cherryville High Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    The Cherryville High School Education Foundation honored Dr. Howard Homesley last week with a reception at First Presbyterian Church in Cherryville. Homesley retired from the foundation's board of directors, which he served for six years.


  7. NC joins The Magnificent SevenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    No, I'm not going to make an argument that the Tar Heel State is somehow analogous to the characters played by the likes of Steve McQueen or Yul Brynner in the classic 1960 Western - or the likes of Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt in the remake to be released later this year. Instead of leading the defense of a village from tyrannical bandits, North Carolina and six other states are leading the advance of America's economy.


  8. Former teacher's Gastonia daycare promises kids playtimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    One evening over dinner, after another day of teaching, Nicole Antunes finally gave voice to a nagging thought in the back of her mind. One evening over dinner, after another day of teaching, Nicole Antunes finally gave voice to a nagging thought in the back of her mind.


  9. Editorial: Bill silences watchdogs of ag industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Sinclair, who was well to the left of Bernie Sanders, hoped his book would shock Americans into turning socialist. Instead, as Sinclair later ruefully remarked, "I aimed for the public's heart ... and hit it in the stomach."


  10. Editorial: Sales tax, fees not the best routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    That proposal, included in a proposed tax bill that was circulating last week around the Legislative Building, would apply the tax to any museum shop purchase, and to any sales by a nonprofit group to benefit a school or a state agency, such as a state-run historic site. Exempt would be sales at concession stands in a high school's stadium.


  11. Tar Heels try to conjure up answer for shooting slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    North Carolina has reached the verge of returning to the top spot in the national rankings in spite of its low-grade shooting recently. The Tar Heels, who could be back at No.


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