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  1. The story of two Marines on a Vietnam memorial in Dallas, NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WBTV

    The story of two Marines on a Vietnam memorial in Dallas, NC - WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC A 7-foot obelisk in Dallas, near Gastonia, lists nine names: Nine men who died serving their country in Vietnam. Yet in a town of roughly 3,000 in 1960, not much bigger than a Charlotte high school now, each death in the war felt huge, and personal.

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  2. South Point's Muse cleared just in time for Grizzlies openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gaston Gazette

    It all worked out for South Point High School senior Tanner Muse, who was cleared to play for the Gastonia Grizzlies just in time for Saturday's opener. Muse started in center field for the home game against Martinsville just over three hours after learning he would be allowed to play.

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  3. The Schiele's scoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gaston Gazette

    The Schiele Museum of Natural History in Gastonia hosted its annual Schiele Society Gala on May 15 to say thank you to its supporters and give the special guests a sneak preview of "The Scoop on Ice Cream," the newest exhibit in the Stowe Gallery, which runs through Labor Day. The display looks at the origin and chemistry of the sweet treat, while also profiling a family business that's been producing it locally for five generations: Tony's Ice Cream.

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  4. St. Michael Catholic School holds Crowning of Mary CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gaston Gazette

    Father Matthew Buettner and the second-grade class led teachers and students at Saint Michael Catholic School in Gastonia in the annual Crowning of Mary ceremony May 8. The entire school participated in the procession, praying and singing songs. The ceremony concluded with each child placing a flower around the statue of Mary.

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  5. Crisis Assistance Ministry thanks volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gaston Gazette

    ... to carry out its mission of providing emergency financial and food assistance to low-income families in the greater Gastonia community. The ministry's 130 volunteers gave a total of 7,183 hours last year and include volunteers who have a 38- year ...

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  6. Albert G. Myers Scholarship winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gaston Gazette

    ... and are named for the late Albert G. Myers Sr., a prominent business leader and philanthropist for many years in Gastonia. Amber Courtemanche , granddaughter of Eugene and JoAnn Courtemanche, of Cherryville. She will graduate from Highland School of ...

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  7. Column: Blue Star Memorial shows - unflagging support'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Gaston Gazette

    There couldn't have been a more appropriate way to kick off Memorial Day weekend than a gathering in the parking lot of the Gastonia Conference Center. As city officials looked on and patriotic music filled the air, members of the Gastonia Council of Garden Clubs unveiled a Blue Star Memorial on Wednesday honoring the men and women of the armed forces - past, present and future - who serve their country.

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  8. 6 officers cleared in 3 shootings: You can talk about it with DA next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... Attorney Locke Bell will speak and answer questions on this year's three shootings by police officers. Feb. 7: Gastonia officers and firemen broke down a door to the home of Korean War veteran James Howard Allen, 74. Allen had recently had surgery ...

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  9. Meet the coach of the 2015 Gastonia GrizzliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Gaston Gazette

    After spending the last two seasons as the Gastonia Grizzlies' pitching coach, Evan Wise was promoted to head coach in August. A 2004 Lincolnton High School graduate, Wise recently completed his second season at Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he serves as pitching coach, recruits players and oversees strength and conditioning.

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  10. Get ready for more wackiness this Grizzlies seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... calling muscle jerseys (think: Body Worlds) one night and Strike Out Cancer jerseys another night. Your ticket to a Gastonia Grizzlies game this summer won't fit in your pocket - unless you fold it, fold it again and fold it at least one more time. ...

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  11. 2015 PREVIEW: Grizzlies' RBI record-holder back for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Gaston Gazette

    Dimino helped the Gastonia Grizzlies reach the CPL semifinals last summer, and the Belmont Abbey catcher wants to make some more noise this summer. "I think it takes a lot of enjoyment in coming to the ballpark," Dimino said.

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  12. Churches to hold Memorial Day observancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... Union Road, holds its worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 24, at Rankin Lake Park, 1750 Rankin Lake Road, Gastonia. A picnic will follow. For details, call 704-864-5321. East Kings Mountain Church of God holds a tent revival at 7 p.m. May ...

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  13. 2 Gastonia firefighters hurt while battling house blazeRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | WBTV

    ... ear portion of the two-story home. When they went inside, the firemen found intense flames on the second floor. The Gastonia Fire Department said several dogs were rescued from the fire. The department is investigating the cause of the fire.

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  14. Woman charged after pawning stolen school music instrumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Woman charged after pawning stolen school music instrument Woman charged after stealing musical instruments from school Check out this story on WCNC.com: GASTONIA, N.C. -- Gastonia police charged a woman who tried to pawn a trumpet stolen from a local high school earlier this month. Police charged 43-year-old Peggy Jane Gunter on Thursday with obtaining property by false pretenses and possessing stolen property.

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  15. Man hit with gun during carjacking, gun went off, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WSOCTV

    A Gastonia man said a carjacker tried to steal his car and hit him in the head with a gun so hard the gun went off. The incident happened before 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the driveway of a home on Boyce Street.

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  16. Two Gastonia firefighters injured while battling house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Gaston Gazette

    Firefighters were called to 3025 Courtland Drive at 10:08 p.m. Thursday for the fire. When firefighters arrived they could see smoke and flames coming from the rear portion of the two-story home, according to Chris Stowe, a spokesman for Gastonia Fire Department.

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  17. Two firefighters injured, several dogs rescued in Gastonia house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WBTV

    Just after 10 p.m., the Gastonia Fire Department responded to a fire at a home in the 3000 block of Courtland Drive. The two-story home was showing smoke and flames coming from the back area.

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  18. One of the instruments stolen, back in its owner's handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Gastonia Police arrested 43-year-old Peggy Jane Gunter and charged her with possession of stolen goods after police say she attempted to pawn instruments stolen from Ashbrook High School's band room. Last Tuesday, police say someone busted out the window in the band room and stole two trumpets and a saxophone, along with various electronic equipment - all valued at more than $18,000.

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  19. 2 firefighters injured when roof collapses during house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WSOCTV

    Two Gaston County firefighters are recovering Friday morning from injuries sustained battling a house fire overnight. Fire officials said the fire started after 10 p.m. at a two-story home on Courtland Drive in Gastonia.

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  20. Police make arrest in hot trumpet caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Gaston Gazette

    Police say a woman attempted to pawn a trumpet stolen from a local high school for less than 1 percent of its actual worth. According to police reports, the band room at Ashbrook High School at 2222 S. New Hope Road in Gastonia was broken into through a window May 12. Three trumpets, a projector and a desktop computer were taken.

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