Stanley Creek Massacre Early Registration Deadline This Friday!
Want to save $5.00? Register for the Stanley Creek Massacre 5k or 10k race before September 22nd and only pay $20, on the 22nd the price goes up to $25. Registration is available online at SportOften.com
Gaston County Police File Charges in Bessemer City Cemetery Vandalism
On 09/14/2012 the Gaston County Police Department obtained warrants on two individuals in reference to vandalisms that occurred on 07/18/2012 and 08/11/2012 at the Bessemer City Memorial Cemetery at 800 N. 13th St Bessemer City, NC. Damages to the cemetery were in excess of $6,000.00.
Music at the Depot: Concert Series
The Gaston County Museum of Art & History is presenting Music at the Depot: Concert Series at its renovated train Depot located at 205 West Main Street in Dallas, NC.
Make a Difference, Provide a Meal
The Shelter is in need of meals for September and October. Why the urgency? As of today, The Shelter is housing 30 women and children. Due to the high volume, it is extremely difficult for Shelter staff to prepare meals for such a large group while continuing to manage the everyday duties and devote quality time to the residents.
Health Department, Animal Control Division to Host Free Drive-Through Rabies Clinic Sept. 22
Staff from the Gaston County Health Department and the Animal Control Division of the Gaston County Police Department will offer free one-year rabies vaccines to the first 200 cats or dogs of Gaston County residents in line Saturday morning, Sept. 22.
Teen Parenting Program Hosts Information Session on the Rights & Responsibilities of Teen Parents
Being a teen parent isn’t an easy job, and the Teen Parenting Program at the Gaston County Health Department is working to ensure that teen parents have the information they need to raise healthy, strong, and capable children.
Narcotics-Related Arrests in Bessemer City
On Thursday, September 6 2012, The Gaston County Police arrested two individuals as the culmination of a five-month investigation regarding the sale of crack cocaine. A search warrant was executed at 335 Park Terrace Drive, Bessemer City, NC, at which time Kerry Lamont Clay (36 years old) and Rozanna Marie Nash (32 years old) were arrested and charged with multiple counts involving the sale and delivery of crack cocaine from their Park Terrace residence.
39th Citizens’ Police Academy Session to Begin in September
The Gaston County Police Department is currently taking applications for the 39th Session of its Citizens’ Police Academy. This Citizens’ Police Academy will be presented in eight sessions to be held on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
20lb Carp Caught in Dallas Park Over the Weekend
Over the weekend in Dallas Park, Rev. and Mrs. Walter Parker of Stanley NC caught this almost 20 pound carp. They both started fishing about 3 years ago and are delighted about their recent catch.
County Police Issue School Traffic Reminder
With the 2012/2013 school year beginning in Gaston County on Monday, August 27, 2012, the Gaston County Police Department wishes to remind motorists to be aware of the additional vehicle and pedestrian traffic that will be returning to our streets and highways.