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Gastonia, North Carolina is located in Gaston County. Zip codes in Gastonia, NC include 28056, 28054, and 28053. The median home price in Gastonia is $139,900 which is roughly $67/per square foot. More Gastonia information.

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2 hrs ago | Lake Wylie Pilot

Expanding no-wake zone on Catawba River OK'd

Four commissioners abstained. A growing number of paddlers in a high-boat traffic area on the Catawba River between Tailrace Marina and the whitewater center has raised safety concerns.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Police: Mom OD's, boyfriend faces child abuse charges

A 3-month-old baby was rushed to the hospital after police said they found the child's mother and her boyfriend were caring for the child while under the influence of drugs.

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The Gaston Gazette

Gastonia man arrested on meth charges

Christopher Lee Sisk, 37, of 1119 Safeway Drive, Gastonia, was charged with possessing, distributing meth precursor and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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The Gaston Gazette

Gastonia woman arrested after drug transaction near business

Lincoln County police arrested a Gastonia woman after conducting surveillance near a High Shoals business.

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The Gaston Gazette

Gastonia elected leaders may stagger terms

Gastonia voters who want a say in their local leadership often feel there's a long, cold winter between elections.

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The Gaston Gazette

50th anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Wolfe

Richard Wolfe and Frances Culp Wolfe celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 26, 2014.

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The Gaston Gazette

Child rapist back in jail after found near day care

A convicted child rapist just released after spending more than a dozen years in prison was put back in jail Monday after being found living near a Gastonia home day care.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Pharmacy database leads to start-up meth lab bust

A man found with precursor materials for a meth lab was busted by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, authorities say, in large part due to a national pseudoephedrine-tracking system.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Defense begins in sex abuse case against Gaston coach

Former high school wrestling coach Scott Goins was in court Thursday, July 17, 2014 as jury selection continued at the Gaston County Courthouse on North Marietta Street in Gastonia.

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The Gaston Gazette

A decade later: Original - Discover Gaston' cover photo recreated for 10th anniversary

On May 15, a group of teenagers gathered on a playground for a photo op. It sounds like an ordinary happening, but for those kids and the photographer, it was a case of deju vu as they revisited a scene from 10 years prior.

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News Observer

NC woman's car plunges into river with kids inside

Authorities say 26-year-old Connie Jo Penland was in the Gaston County Jail under a $25,000 bond with a court date scheduled for Monday.

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The Gaston Gazette

What's getting built around Gastonia?

Historic District Commission COA attached add 15'W x 3' awning to front of building - add 6'W x 3' awning to back of building - add 3-1/2' x 2-1/2' sand blasted wood sign to back of building per attached drawings.

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The Gaston Gazette

Gastonia Police earn accreditation

A private, non-profit group called the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. awarded the department the accreditation July 26. The department had undergone a number of tests in the past months to receive the accreditation.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

A group effort: Rotary Club, Humane Society, Animal Control named 2014 Public Health Heros

Reporter's note: This is part three of a series profiling the Gaston County Department of Health and Human Services' 2014 Public Health Heroes.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WSOCTV

Officials: Impaired woman crashed car into river while children slept

State troopers arrested a Gastonia woman after she crashed her car into the South Catawba Fork River while her children were in the back seat.

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The Gaston Gazette

Gastonia has gun park in its sights

Gastonia leaders are exploring options for a new public firearms park that could replace the city's current shooting site near Rankin Lake.

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The Star Online

Attracting new retail: How some look to stop the "bleed" of customers leaving the county

"We want to stop the bleed of sales going outside the county," said Cleveland County Commissioner Susan Allen.

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The Gaston Gazette

Gastonia teen killed in overnight car wreck

A 19-year-old Gastonia man died as the result of injuries suffered when he wrecked his Honda Accord early Saturday morning.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Trainer testifies in wrestling coach trial

Friday, the state called Ronny Huitt, a trainer in Gastonia. He said one of the accusers told him what happened, but didn't want him to tell anyone.

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The Gaston Gazette

Superb herbs: Container gardens don't take much time or space

Not everyone has the time, talent, space or bucks to take on a big garden project.

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