Gaston County

NORTH CAROLINA

News Archive

14
Oct
2014

Gaston DHHS Investigating Salmonella Cases

Gaston County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) officials are investigating reports of Salmonellosis associated with a church conference at Living Word Tabernacle Church in Bessemer City, NC from October 1st through 5th.


10
Oct
2014

Census Jobs!

The U.S. Census Bureau has employment opportunities for survey field representatives and related positions to collect survey data for the federal government.


10
Oct
2014

County Police Arrest Suspect In Standoff

On October 9, 2014 at approximately 6:20pm the Gaston County Police Department 911 Communications Center received a call that David William Sisk, DOB 03/03/1982 was at a location on Hallman Street outside the City Limits of Cherryville, NC and possibly had outstanding warrants against him.


09
Oct
2014

County Police Seek Information Concerning Burglary At High School

The Gaston County Police Department is seeking information concerning a breaking, entering, and larceny that occurred at East Gaston High School located at 1744 South Lane Road Mount Holly.


09
Oct
2014

Gaston Teen Pregnancy Rate Hits Another Record Low

Gaston County’s teen pregnancy rate fell 12% last year, hitting another record low according to new data provided by the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics and released by the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina (APPCNC).


06
Oct
2014

September Records All Time High For Volunteer Service at Animal Shelter

During the month of September the Gaston County Police Department Animal Control Division saw an all time high for volunteer service at the Animal Shelter.


03
Oct
2014

October is Let’s Talk Month

October is Let’s Talk Month (LTM), a national campaign to emphasize the importance of communication between adults and youth in helping young people develop responsible attitudes and behaviors about sexuality.


01
Oct
2014

National Depression Screening Day

National Depression Screening Day is October 9th, and the Gaston County Senior Center invites you to take advantage of free, anonymous mental health self-assessments for alcohol problems, depression, and anxiety disorders.


01
Oct
2014

Gaston’s Infant Mortality Rate Shows Slight Drop

Gaston County’s Infant Mortality rate dropped slightly in 2013, down to 9 deaths per 1,000 live births from 9.6 in 2012.


01
Oct
2014

Animal Control Seeks Owner of Potbelly Pig

On Sunday, September 28, 2014 the Gaston County Police Department Animal Control Division located and impounded a potbelly pig from the 100 block of Antelope Drive in Mt. Holly.