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  1. Legislative roundup: Bumgardner wants to see firecrackers in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Gaston Gazette

    ... legal in the Tar Heel state. "I just want to make it easier to have fireworks in our state," the Republican from Gastonia said. "I've wanted to do that my whole life, and I never thought I'd have the opportunity." Bumgardner joined three other House ...

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  2. Zoe Brockman: poet, columnist, Gastonia treasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Gaston Gazette

    ... on June 6, 1950, was back to back with Zoe Brockman's chair in the old Gazette building on Airline Avenue in Gastonia - long before they dug the big railway ditch and put in overpasses for safer travel. That was when Zoe's contemporary North ...

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  3. Column: Often mocked warnings of Churchill still ring true todayRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | The Star Online

    ... in 1934. And every one of those words is more urgently true today, in a nuclear age. Thomas Sowell is a native of Gastonia and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. When Israeli prime minister Benjamin ...

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  4. ER director: Hospital official oversteppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | The Gaston Gazette

    A CaroMont Health board member has been accused of causing a recent disruption at a local hospital and suggesting a patient he brought there should receive quicker service. Chris Howell acknowledges that he briefly parked his vehicle in an emergency unloading zone reserved for ambulances at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia to get quicker treatment for a teenage student he was supervising.

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  5. Gastonia police arrest two men in credit card fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | WSOCTV

    Gastonia police arrested Jason Johnson, 29, and Isiah Keller, 20, after they tried to make a purchase at a GameStop on East Franklin Boulevard.

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  6. Hanks: Farewell to a fine reporterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Kinston Free Press

    ... as ethical and truly unbiased as Junious does his job: simply and fairly report the news. When I began writing in Gastonia more than 20 years ago, an old sports editor gave me advice I use to this day: If everyone is pissed off at you, you're doing ...

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  7. Doctor: You have no excuse to not exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Gaston Gazette

    Dr. Dustin Letts, a cardiologist at Gastonia's CaroMont Heart, shares a very simple message with his patients each day. Get to walking.

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  8. County baseball tournament a week awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Gaston Gazette

    Local baseball teams will take a break from heated conference action as they compete in the Gaston County Baseball Tournament next week at Sims Legion Park in Gastonia. The tournament is returning to its traditional format with eight teams playing three games each and advancing through a bracketed schedule.

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  9. Local youth golf outreach clinic returning in AprilRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Gaston Gazette

    A hundred youth golfers can receive free golf instruction at the popular Sticks for Kids clinic, which returns to Gaston County next month. The one-day event is scheduled for April 22 at O'Darcy Mountain View Golf Center and Driving Range in Gastonia.

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  10. 1 entrapped in Gastonia crashRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Check out this story on WCNC.com: One person, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital; the extent of their injuries is not known.

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  11. Gastonia agrees to play historic American Legion baseball game in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | MassLive.com

    Tony King, at 97 the only living member of American Legion Post 21 baseball team of 1934, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Father's Day for a game featuring a team from Gastonia, N.C. An 81-year rift will be mended on Father's Day when American Legion teams representing Springfield and Gastonia , N.C., meet in a ceremonial baseball game on the main diamond at Forest Park. Weeks of correspondence between the cities reached fruition Friday when Gastonia's city manager, Edward Munn, announced that a team representing Gastonia Post 23 would make the trip to Springfield as a gesture of friendship.

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  12. Maggie WebbRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Worcester - Worcester - Maggie L. Webb, 73, of Worcester, formerly of Gastonia, NC, passed away on Sunday, March 8th in her home surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her son, Jeffrey A. Webb; her daughter, Sandra L. Webb, both of Worcester; four grandchildren, Shavarsh and Tatiana Morrissey of Roxbury and Kendra Webb and Lailani Webb-Price of Worcester; two great-grandchildren, Taykus Lauture and Jada Morrissey; two sisters, Luella Wells of Worcester and Barbara Brown of Bollingbrook, IL; a brother, Carnell Jackson of Gastonia, NC; nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces.

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  13. More events, bigger shortfall at conference centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Gaston Gazette

    Officials say a recent uptick in bookings at the Gastonia Conference Center is proof a new management approach is paying off. Events held at the venue in January brought in $2,145 more than bookings did the month before.

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  14. Police: 82-year-old man scammed out of $35,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Gaston Gazette

    Police say a bizarre scam involving a locked briefcase and a claim of a $1 million prize made its way to Gastonia. A senior citizen is now out $35,000, police said.

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  15. Gaston Country Club to host golf tournament with 4 top 50 teams and local coaches and golfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... one-time SEC freshman of the week who finished tied for 19th in the league championships. Wiggins, homeschooled in Gastonia, won the Gopher Invitational last September, has had two other top 10 individual finishes and has a 72.48 stroke average. ...

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  16. Gastonia's Woods asks for release from Charlotte 49ers scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Gaston Gazette

    Gastonia's Keyshawn Woods, a two-time Conference USA freshman of the week last season for the Charlotte 49ers, has asked to be released from his scholarship. A former Gaston Day standout, Woods averaged 8.4 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 32 games for the 49ers last season.

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  17. Pros to prepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... education for a job in the private sector. Lowery, who lives near Lake Wylie and owns a baseball skills facility in Gastonia, said one of his students, Eagles sophomore Nick Roser, told him about the school's coaching vacancy. Lowery has recently ...

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  18. Loray Mill on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... into the building. "There are other places just like this that we can revitalize," McCrory said. "What's good for Gastonia is good for the rest of the state, and I'm going to try to get every Senator in the state of North Carolina to come to this ...

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  19. Historic tax credits pass N.C. HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Gaston Gazette

    Just prior to Gov. Pat McCrory's visit to Loray Mill in Gastonia, the N.C. House voted 98-15 Thursday to reinstate tax credits for certain historic projects. That doesn't mean the bill is ready to be considered for approval by McCrory just set.

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  20. Who was arrested? 03/27Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Gaston Gazette

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

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