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7 hrs ago | WBTV

Man arrested, charged with 2nd degree murder after fatal accident in Gaston County

A Belmont man was arrested on several charges including second-degree murder after a fatal accident in Gaston County on Tuesday night.

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13 hrs ago | Lincoln Times-News

Around Town 8-20-14

TODAY Community Blood Drive Antioch Baptist Church at 3413 E Hwy 150 will hold a blood drive in partnership with the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, NC, Lincolnton, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Homeless shelter closes due to dwindling donations

After 11 years in Gastonia, As One Ministries has closed due a budget shortfall.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

WBTV

Sixteen arrested in Gaston Co. drug roundup, nine more sought

Sixteen people have been arrested in Gaston County after officers began a round-up and arrested people for drug charges.

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Shelby Shopper And Info

Julia H. Davis

Julia was born in Gaston County, NC on March 26, 1964 a daugther of the late Doug Huffstetler and Gerri Cody Adair.

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Related Topix: Cherryville, NC, Iron Station, NC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Police: Woman hit teen with her car and fled the scene

A Gastonia woman is charged with crashing her car into a teenager in a Gastonia neighborhood and fleeing the scene.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

The Gaston Gazette

Answer Man: Is a drag strip being built near Dallas?

Q: What is the construction taking place on Ratchford Drive north of Dallas, near the Flea Market and beside U.S. 321? No one seems to know, but the rumor is it's going to be a drag strip for racing.

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Related Topix: Dallas, NC, Gastonia, NC

Business Journal

Gaston group works to add private funding to economic-development efforts

About 40 Gaston County businesses are planning to form a nonprofit agency designed to kick up the level of growth in Gaston County by creating jobs and building the tax base.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Pride Festival, parade revel in their joy

Members of several congregations joined the Pride Parade Sunday, including the Rev.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Gay/Lesbian

The Gaston Gazette

Who's facing charges? 8/17/14

The following is a daily arrest report provided by the Gastonia and Gaston County police departments and the Gaston County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Can't put your socks on anymore? Neither could George

When George Adams turned 85, he found himself getting stiff. So stiff he wondered how much longer he would be able to bend low enough to touch his toes and put on his own socks.

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Related Topix: McAdenville, NC, Inventions, Science / Technology, Belmont, NC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Murder suspect takes the stand in own defense

Steve Todd Neely Jr. said a buildup of frustration over being bullied, talked down to and threatened in his own house triggered him to pick up a knife, cut his ex-wife's husband in the face and then chase him into the street on a summer night The 58-year-old Gastonia man took the stand Friday in his own first-degree murder trial.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

WCTI

AAA releases ranking of most dangerous counties for traffic

Out of the 100 counties in North Carolina, Pitt County is ranked number one as the county where traffic collisions are mostly likely, according to AAA Carolinas' 20th annual ranking released Friday.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Pitt County, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Vance County, NC, Stanly County, NC

The Gaston Gazette

The Book Blogger: Teen shares her reviews with growing online audience

While many parents spend time trying to persuade their kids to read, Emma McNamara's parents found her reading habits a different kind of challenge.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Kids, Family

Lincoln Times-News

Around Town - 8-15-14

Dinner and Dancing The Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will sponsor a dinner-dance at the Gaston County Resource Center at 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Highway in Dallas.

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Related Topix: Dallas, NC, Breakfast, Life, Food, Lincolnton, NC, Maiden, NC, Baked Goods, Bread

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Native Gaston comedian stepping up, coming home to support PFLAG

But she still found time this month to go to bat and help raise money for PFLAG Gaston, a local gay rights advocacy and support group she believes in.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Belmont, NC

Business Journal

Lanxess to add $15M expansion at Gaston plastics plant

Lanxess Corp. will spend $15 million to expand its Gaston County lightweight plastics plants to meet demand from automakers.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC

Examiner.com

Family heartbroken after Gaston County Police kill 10-year-old dog

A North Carolina woman is mourning the death of her dog, who was shot and killed by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Wednesday morning.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

App, microchips finding lost dogsApp, microchips finding lost...

App, microchips finding lost dogs Gaston County Animal Control says any dog with the chip is put into their database.

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The Charlotte Observer

CMPD investigates dog shooting by detectives

Detectives from Gaston County shot and killed a pit bull that they said aggressively moved toward them Wednesday during an investigation in Mecklenburg, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

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Related Topix: Albemarle, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

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