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  1. Madeline's vacation inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Gaston Gazette

    ... age of 5 and had it printed three years later. The Watauga County fourth-grader was at Gardner Park Elementary in Gastonia on Tuesday to encourage other young readers and writers. Gardner Park students with wide eyes gazed, as they heard the story ...

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  2. Man charged in sexual assault of child at Franklin Square movie theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Gaston Gazette

    ... restroom at Franklin Square Stadium 14 movie theater in Lowell. Joshua Peter Weege, 19, of 4859 Verde View Drive in Gastonia was charged Tuesday with two counts of indecent liberties with a child, attempted first-degree sex offense and first-degree ...

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  3. My Turn: It's easier to raise property values than to raise taxesRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Gaston Gazette

    ... it comes to determine the value of property. I live in a neighborhood that is 15 years old on the eastern side of Gastonia. All the homes are well maintained and within a few miles from stores and major shopping facilities. Knowing that the ...

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  4. Marine passes through on walk across America to raise money for wounded vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... on Sunday at the Marine Reserve Unit office in Charlotte, a city where he also has family. He intended to stop in Gastonia, but along the way he bypassed the city and made his way to Kings Mountain. Brady recently retired from the Marines after 22 ...

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  5. Dining out: Jia made me a sushi believerRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... a big sushi fan, and as I'd heard good things from a great variety of people about Jia Asian Fusion & Sushi Bar in Gastonia, off we went. This was not my first time at Jia, but previously I'd only explored the dinner menu. The Dynamite Shrimp is ...

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  6. Precious Springfield baseball tradition lives on: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | MassLive.com

    ... with national ramifications 81 years ago. In 1934, players on Post 21 voted to boycott a national tournament in Gastonia, N.C., as a stand against racism. Post 21 star Bunny Taliaferro, who was black, would not have been allowed to play. His ...

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  7. A sisterhood through laughter: Women's group offers support, friendship and fun activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Star Online

    ... Facebook and then meet with just a couple people who are available. Members also visit Brookdale assisted living in Gastonia often. Healing with Laughter has also generated other spin-off groups, such as a prayer group and a weekly hiking group. ...

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  8. Walk planned in honor of transgender teen who committed suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... close to home, and many teens in Gaston could be feeling the same way. They plan to walk silently through downtown Gastonia, stopping every so often to read inspirational and educational pieces about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...

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  9. Prosecutor accuses murder suspect of playing games with pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Gaston Gazette

    Jerry Douglas Case confessed to killing a Gastonia teen whose death had been ruled an accident since 1985. In a letter sent to Gaston County District Attorney Locke Bell and The Gazette in 2012, Case claimed to have shot and killed Chris Farmer.

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  10. Marine walking across America to raise money for wounded veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Stars and Stripes

    ... on Sunday at the Marine Reserve Unit office in Charlotte, a city where he also has family. He intended to stop in Gastonia, but along the way he bypassed the city and made his way to Kings Mountain. Brady recently retired from the Marines after 22 ...

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  11. Letter: Plan to honor a great man without burdening the cityRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | The Gaston Gazette

    I want to attempt to explain the upcoming Gastonia City Council vote on changing the name of several blocks on Marietta Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Way. About a month ago, several of Gastonia's prominent African-American leaders made a request to the Mayor and City Council that we consider the street name change.

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  12. Who is Billy Cinco? Police want to ask him about robbery, kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Gaston Gazette

    The Cleveland County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying the real name of "Billy Cinco," who they say is affiliated with the Bloods gang. The Sheriff's Office believes he frequents the Shelby, Gastonia and Charlotte areas and may live in Gaston County.

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  13. Man charged with kidnapping, sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Gaston Gazette

    Investigators say Reginald Duncan Anderson, 25, of 3021 Brady Hoffman Road in Lincolnton, met the woman, with whom he has been in a relationship, at her house on Gail Avenue in Gastonia. He threatened her there with a gun, arrest warrants state.

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  14. City could go long or short on renaming street for MLKRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | The Gaston Gazette

    Gastonia leaders will consider a couple of options tonight Tuesday for renaming a span of North Marietta Street for the nation's most famous civil rights leader. Option one would involve the city converting about a half-mile of Marietta Street to Martin Luther King Way, from Franklin Boulevard to Walnut Avenue, just north of the Gaston County Courthouse and Jail.

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  15. Answer Man: Why don't all sidewalks have curb ramps?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Gaston Gazette

    Question: Why do some sidewalks not have curb ramps, which makes foot traffic much easier if pushing a baby stroller, and is almost a requirement if in a wheelchair? - Anonymous Answer: All new sidewalks have those curb ramps that some refer to as "wheelchair ramps" for a simple reason: the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Sidewalks older than 25 years often do not have the ramps that make it easier for someone with mobility problems to move from the street curb to the sidewalk, said Rusty Bost, an engineer with the city of Gastonia.

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  16. Sheriff's office looks for man connected to kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Star Online

    Pahris Marion, also known as Billy Cinco of 526 Belfast Drive in Gastonia is wanted on charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a deadly weapon and first degree kidnapping case, according to Capt.

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  17. Brothers accused in Mt. Holly double murder in courtRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... GASTONIA, N.C. -- Two men connected to what police say was a brutal crime were in a Gaston County court for their first appearance on ...

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  18. Forget Post 21? American Legion baseball officials won't let it happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | MassLive.com

    ... in the city's history because of a stand against racism taken by its 1934 team members at a sectional tournament in Gastonia, North Carolina. They withdrew from the tourney when they learned that their one African-American teammate, Bunny ...

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  19. Sheriff's Office seeks to identify man possibly involved in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WSOCTV

    The Cleveland County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man associated with the Bloods Gang. The man goes by Billy Cinco and is often seen in the Shelby, Gastonia and Charlotte area, officials said.

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  20. Criminal Charges - 3-2-15Read the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... female by a male over 18 years of age. A $500 unsecured bond was set. Odella Sherece Byers, 25, of 640 Neway Way in Gastonia was charged Feb. 25 with one count each of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, maintaining a dwelling or vehicle for a ...

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