Death Investigation Leads to Murder Charge
On October 19, 2016, investigators with the Lowell Police Department and Gaston County Police Department arrested Iva Dawn Helms, 1112 Cason St, Belmont, after investigation into the death of James William Dellinger, 61, of 700 Perkins St, Lowell.
Art After Dark
We are so excited about our 2nd annual Art After Dark fundraiser. The fundraiser will take place on Friday, November 4th from 7pm-midnight at 10 Catawba in Belmont.
Getting a Flu Vaccine is Easier Than Ever
As flu season approaches, The Gaston County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) encourages everyone to protect themselves by getting vaccinated against the flu.
North Carolina Receives Hot Food Waiver Approval for Food and Nutrition Services Recipients
The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved North Carolina’s request for a hot food waiver in all 100 counties, allowing Food and Nutrition Services (food stamps) recipients to purchase hot food prepared for immediate consumption from authorized Electronic Benefits Transfer retailers.
FY 17 Adopted Budget
Download the FY 17 Adopted Budget Book.
Joel Nunez Arrest
On October 12, 2016, after a 6 month investigation into heroin trafficking, the Gaston County Police Department’s Special Investigation Unit has arrested and charged Joel Reyes Nunez.
Comments Needed on Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) Maps
The Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln MPO has established a public comment period for the Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) Maps.
The Empty Chair: October as Domestic Violence Month
Across the nation and here in North Carolina, domestic violence advocates & community leaders recognize “October as Domestic Violence Month.”
Stanley Creek Massacre
The 7th Annual Stanley Creek Massacre 5K and 10K race will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016 in downtown Stanley.
Cotton Ginning Days
Exhibitors from all over the southeast will convene in Dallas, North Carolina on October 7-9, 2016 for the annual 'crank-up' of antique steam and gasoline engines and tractors.