Gaston County Newswire (Page 7)

Gaston County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Gaston County, NC. (Page 7)

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  1. Christmas Wishes program gets makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    On Wednesday, when the application period for The Christmas Wishes begins, those asking for holiday assistance will notice changes to the program. "As the United Way of Gaston County begins its third year operating Christmas Wishes, we are re-energizing the program to better serve the clients in need by revamping our partnerships with other programs in the community,” said Deborah Ally, president of the United Way of Gaston County.

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  2. I-85 lanes blocked by wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Star Online

    The northbound lanes of I-85 near Kings Mountain were blocked by a wreck at 4:20 p.m. Friday. At least one person was taken to the hospital, and the road remained blocked at 4:40 p.m. The incident happened by the Cleveland/Gaston county line near the exit for N.C. 161.

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  3. Confession tape: Man planned fake 911 call after stepson's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    A Gaston County man said he knew he had killed his 4-year-old disabled stepson after he threw him into a play pen and didn't hear a sound. Thomas Allen Cheeks made that confession in an Oct. 30, 2015, police interrogation played before a judge Friday.

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  4. Crime 9 mins ago 3:34 p.m.Man hit by train in Gaston County diesRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    GASTON COUNTY, N.C. The 52-year-old man that was hit by a train in Belmont earlier this week has died, according to officials. According to Belmont Police, Shaukat Mehmood died Friday as a result of injuries he suffered after he was struck by a train on South Main Street.

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  5. Crowders Mountain offers reasons to get outsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    All good things must indeed come to an end, and preparing this seven-week series on places to walk or hike in Gaston County has certainly been a good thing for me. It has provided me with a great opportunity to get to know the county I am now writing about, and, one morning or afternoon a week, it has gotten me out of the Gazette newsroom and into the sunlight and fresh air of an usually warm autumn.

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  6. Lennar plans 480-home active adult community on Mountain Island LakeRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2017 | Business Journal

    ... plans a 480-home 55-plus community on Mountain Island Lake called Imagery. The 293 acres is actually in Gaston County and will include amenities to allow residents to take advantage of a lakeside home, such as boat slips. "Imagery is going to ...

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  7. Obituaries- 10-27-17Read the original story

    Oct 27, 2017 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... Friendly Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Harris officiating. Mr. Carpenter was born January 27, 1940, in Gaston County, to the late Hosey and Ethel Ballard Carpenter. He served in the United States Army and then later worked as a general ...

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  8. Man confessed to killing stepson in police interrogationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... down the young boy's throat, drowning him two days before cops were called to the Lincoln Terrace apartments, Gaston County Police Detective J.P. Brienza testified from the stand. But, when the interview continued and a conflict between Cheeks's ...

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  9. Firestone Grill to change ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... and in its current location since September 2005. On Wednesday they turn the business over to veteran Gaston County restaurateur Titus Green. "We're sure going to miss the people and the fellowship," said David. "We love our customers and it is ...

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  10. Commissioners back sheriff's request for more jail dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    Three freshly-trained four-legged officers will join the jail's staff in the coming months, thanks to county commissioners, a sheriff's grant, and taxpayer dollars. Commissioners approved Gaston County Sheriff Alan Cloninger's $52,100 request for the new dogs Tuesday.

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  11. Man fatally shot after leading officers on chase following hit and run through NC, SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    A man was fatally shot by police in Kings Mountain after he reportedly was involved in a hit and run in North Carolina and led multiple law enforcement agencies on a chase through two states. According to officials in Gaston County the driver, whose name has not been released, was involved in a hit and run with another vehicle in Gastonia Thursday morning.

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  12. Man fatally shot after leading officers on chase following hit and run through NC, SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    A man was fatally shot by police in Kings Mountain after he reportedly was involved in a hit and run in North Carolina and led multiple law enforcement agencies on a chase through two states. According to officials in Gaston County the driver, whose name has not been released, was involved in a hit and run with another vehicle in Gastonia Thursday morning.

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  13. SBI investigating deadly officer-involved shooting after chase Read Story Brandon GoldnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... said Highway Patrol troopers originally pursued the suspect after he was involved in a hit-and-run in Gaston County. Troopers chased the suspect into York County, South Carolina where deputies there said the suspect fired a gun at them and rammed ...

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  14. Suspect shot to death in Kings Mountain following tri-county chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... told Channel 9 that the pursuit began around 7:30 a.m. following a hit-and-run on Shannon Bradley Road in Gaston County, North Carolina. Troopers spotted the suspect vehicle, a small blue passenger car, and tried to get the driver to pull over but ...

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  15. Police kill man in shootout during chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    A man is dead after police fatally shot him Thursday morning in Kings Mountain, according to Highway Patrol Trooper Ray Pierce. A chase began in Gaston County around 8 a.m. and ended around 9 a.m. on Cleveland Avenue near U.S. 74. A Kings Mountain Police officer fired the fatal shot, Pierce said.

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  16. Police say driver hit 137 mph in chase before wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Star Online

    ... wreck happened around 4 a.m. Thursday on U.S. 321 South. Police booked 35-year-old Joshua Glenn Scronce into Gaston County Jail under a $50,000 bond at 6:12 a.m. on charges including fleeing to elude arrest, reckless driving, speeding, possession of ...

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  17. Large police presence respond to chase in Kings MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WBTV

    According to the Gaston County Police Department, the chase ended on Highway 161 near Highway 74 in Kings Mountain. Highway Patrol says the chase started as a hit-and-run investigation.

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  18. Driver crashes into pole following police chase in Gaston CountyRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | WBTV

    A road in Gastonia was shut down for some time after a police chase ended in a crash Thursday morning. According to dispatch, the chase began in Bessemer City and ended on Third Street and South Chester Street in Gastonia.

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  19. It'll be Southwest at Bessemer City in 2017 Gaston County middle school football title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    It'd be safe to say Bessemer City and Southwest took vastly different paths to the 2017 Gaston County Middle School football championship game. Bessemer City scored 14 points in the game's final 12 seconds to break a tie game and take a 28-14 win over Holbrook while Southwest was cruising to a 50-0 win over W.C. Friday.

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  20. Get your early voting fix beginning ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    Anyone who's eager to cast a ballot in the upcoming municipal election will get their first window when early voting begins this week. What's still formally known as 'one-stop, absentee voting' will run Thursday, Oct. 19, through Saturday, Nov. 4, prior to Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 7. And depending on where you live in Gaston County, officials say it could play a significant role in the results.

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