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  1. CoreLogic: Improvement in Charlotte foreclosure activity faltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Business Journal

    Residential foreclosure activity in the Charlotte market remained well below year-ago rates in September, CoreLogic Inc. reported on Tuesday, but improvement in that area appears to have stalled. The foreclosure rate in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metro was 1 percent that month.

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  2. Gastonia lights up the night with tree ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Gaston Gazette

    Families gathered as Santa Claus flipped the switch. Choral groups led Christmas carols, and children enjoyed free treats and hot chocolate.

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  3. Gastonia's Whiteside back in the NBARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Gaston Gazette

    Whiteside, who attended two Gastonia middle schools before moving to play high school basketball elsewhere, will be signed by the Miami Heat, the Sun Sentinel newspaper reported Monday. Whiteside has been out of the league since the 2011-12 season when he played 18 games for the Sacramento Kings.

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  4. Observer's Sweet 16 football poll 11.25.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... e poll this week: Rocky River is back in at No. 14 and playing for the school's first regional berth this week; and Gastonia's Forestview is in at No. 16 after winning nine straight games after a two-game losing streak in September.

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  5. One tradition subs for shopping, TV - and you can playRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Gaston Gazette

    A succulent bird on the table is the prize for plenty of Thanksgiving fans. But for a few Gastonia residents, the Turkey Bowl trophy is the holiday's most coveted honor.

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  6. Gas prices continue to slide as Thanksgiving week arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Business Journal

    ... continue a long-running downward slide, having dropped another nickel in the past week alone. In the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill market, the average price for regular unleaded is $2.71 per gallon, down from $2.76 a week earlier, according to AAA ...

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  7. Christmas Pageant Planned for Cherryville Holiday EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Lincoln Tribune

    ... er the pageant. Contestants wear a holiday dress or outfit and everyone receives a tiara. Proceeds benefit the Miss Gastonia scholarship fund.

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  8. Marie CroyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Marie Croy, 88, died peacefully on Nov. 22, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Marie was born in Gastonia, NC, on Nov. 3, 1926, to the late Robert and Zennie Wilcox Green.

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  9. Daily arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Gaston Gazette

    The following is a daily report provided by the Gaston County Sheriff, and Gastonia and Gaston County Police departments. A criminal chargedoes not imply someone is guilty of wrongdoing.

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  10. Beat the Thanksgiving rushRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... and then it tends to slack off about lunchtime those days," she said. At Lowes Foods on Neal Hawkins Road in Gastonia, manager C.J. Leopold said the busiest time will be today after church. "And then Wednesday," she said. "School's out on Wednesday, ...

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  11. Go grandma! Tough female ex-cop, 75, springs to action and beats...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Daily Mail

    ... who attacked her son and grandson Nancy Stowe witnessed her son and grandson being robbed at a gas station in Gastonia, North Carolina, on Thursday night Nancy Stowe was one of the few female officers on the tough streets of Belmont, North Carolina, ...

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  12. Cramerton town manager named to new post in GastoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Charlotte Observer

    Cramerton Town Manager Michael Peoples has been named the City of Gastonia’s new director of enterprise services, effective in January. In his new job, Peoples will head several of Gastonia’s key operational areas, including the electric, solid waste, transit, fleet/garage and airport divisions.

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  13. The naturalists at Gastonia's Schiele Museum help us...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Charlotte Observer

    On most Wednesdays at Gastonia's Schiele Museum, Denise Furr, top left, and Dawn Flynn identify and describe snails and insects found in Gaston and surrounding counties. Gastonia's Schiele Museum of Natural History, 1500 E. Garrison Blvd., exhibits flora, fauna, minerals and fossils and offers regular educational programs.

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  14. 75-year-old grandmother thwarts would-be robbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WSOCTV

    When Nancy Stowe saw robbers beating her grandson and son at the gas station, she jumped into action, just as she had many times before. The 75-year-old woman is being credited for scaring the robbers off before they could do additional damage during an attempted robbery that happened Thursday night outside a gas station off Highway 321 in south Gastonia.

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  15. Where to go for tree lightings, cocoa, carolsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Gaston Gazette

    What stands out : Santa will throw the switch to light Gastonia's Christmas tree, while seven different groups, including the Chapel Grove and Rhyne School Chorus, sing your favorite carols. What stands out : The town's massive 45-foot tall cedar tree, which was donated this year by local couple Ron and Nancy Shires.

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  16. Cramerton town administrator accepts new job in GastoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Gaston Gazette

    Michael Peoples submitted his letter of resignation during a Cramerton commissioners meeting Thursday, after accepting a job as Gastonia's enterprise services director. The new job will involve him overseeing several operational areas, including Gastonia's electric, solid waste, transit, fleet/garage and airport divisions.

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  17. 75-year-old grandmother chases off would-be robbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WSOCTV

    ... do additional damage. The attempted robbery happened Thursday night outside a gas station off Highway 321 in south Gastonia. Two men asked Nancy Stowe's grandson for money. He told them he didn't have any money. One of the men saw his wallet and ...

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  18. Police: Grandmother, 75, scares off strong armed robbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Gaston Gazette

    Gastonia Police say 75-year-old Nancy Stowe scared off two men who were beating her 22-year-old grandson and 53-year-old son in a robbery attempt outside a convenience store on U.S. 321 South late Thursday night. "At my age, I wasn't really ready to scrap," Stowe said Friday morning from her Fern Forest Road home.

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  19. Ministry goes door-to-door to share God's LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Gaston Gazette

    When you want to share the love of Jesus you bring your best prayers - and a little barbecue doesn't hurt. Members of H.I.S. Frontline Ministry took their crusade to the streets behind First Wesleyan Church in Gastonia on Nov. 8. With three trucks loaded with supplies for those in need, including barbecue lunches, the faithful knocked on doors and shared their faith with anyone who would listen.

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  20. Keeping kids safe this ThanksgivingRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... should be installed in every level of your home and in every bedroom. Synthia S. Kearney, Battalion Chief with the Gastonia Fire Department also reminds us of candle safety since they are used a lot during the holiday season. "Use safe steady bases ...

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