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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Gaston County Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) Announce Fall Workshop

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The workshop will focus on the benefits of being MWBE certified, as well as provide additional information from the North Carolina State Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) Office.  We have several speakers lined up, including Dr. Kim Eag...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

2022 Jingle Trails Ride

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Come join us for our first ever Christmas Mountain Bike Ride at George Poston Park.  The 2022 Jingle Trails Ride will be held Saturday, December 3rd, 2022.  Registration will begin at 10:00am at Shelter 1 near the pump track.  T...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

'Hope for the Holidays' to Benefit Children in Need

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GASTONIA, N.C. – Thanks to an anonymous donation of $50,000, this holiday season will be a bit brighter for those in need. 

Specifically, families in need can receive food, winter coats, pet essentials and books and toys for children. Th...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Popular ‘Med Instead of Meds’ Workshop Series Returns January 2023

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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – The North Carolina Cooperative Extension – Gaston County Center will host its popular ‘Med Instead of Meds’ workshop series beginning in January 2023. The workshop focuses on the Mediterranean ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Newell Brands Announces $135M Investment at Gateway 85 in Gaston County

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The Gaston County Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce that Newell Brands has signed a lease at Gateway 85 Business Park in Gaston County. Newell will occupy 1.5 million square feet for warehouse and product distribution for several of t...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Gaston County, Partners Launch ‘One Stop Shop’ Program to Aid Those Experiencing Homelessness

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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – The Gaston County Homelessness Prevention Committee, in collaboration with the City of Gastonia, the Gaston-Lincoln-Cleveland Continuum of Care, the Salvation Army and numerous community partners, announced today that it wi...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Extension to Offer Homesteading Workshop in 2023

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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – With individuals striving for a more self-reliant lifestyle, NC Cooperative Extension offers valuable resources to help you do just that. This workshop is designed for homesteaders, beginning farmers, established farmers lo...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Mirando hacia el Futuro: Noviembre 2022

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Commissioner Keigher Appointed to NCACC Board of Directors

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Tom Keigher, longtime Gaston County Commissioner, has agreed to serve on the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners' Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 term as the At-Large Director. In this role, he will represent county commissioners from ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Visitor Spending in Gaston County Rebounding After COVID-19 Pandemic

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BELMONT, N.C. -- Domestic and international visitors to and within Gaston County spent $289.16 Million in 2021, an increase of 43.5 percent from 2020. The data comes from an annual study commissioned by Visit North Carolina, a unit of the Economi...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

County provides $100,000 grant to VFW Post to help with veteran homelessness

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GASTONIA, N.C. – Gaston County Government continues to work on the issue of homelessness in our community, announcing today a $100,000 grant to VFW Post 9337.

VFW Post 9337 Commander Charles McGinnis said the Post is committed to providing financ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Gaston County’s 12th Confirmed Rabies Case of 2022

On Tuesday, November 13, 2022 at 10:20 pm, the Gaston County Police Animal Care and Enforcement responded to a call regarding a cat that attacked a resident in the 800 block of Fairview Drive in Mt. Holly, NC. The resident was bitten and scratched during ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Human Remains Found Near Cherryville Identified

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On Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at about 11:30 am Gaston County Police responded to the area of Aderholdt Rd and Gaston Webb Chapel Rd near Cherryville, NC after a hunter reported finding human remains.

On Wednesday, November 16, 2022 the remains were posit...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Gaston County’s 11th Confirmed Rabies Case of 2022

On Friday, November 11, 2022 at 9:07 pm, Gaston County Police Animal Care and Enforcement responded to a call regarding a raccoon that entered upon the back porch of a residence in the 800 block of St. Marks Church Road in Bessemer City, NC and got in a f...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Gaston County Police Investigate Human Remains Found Near Cherryville

On Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at about 11:30 am Gaston County Police responded to the area of Aderholdt Rd and Gaston Webb Chapel Rd near Cherryville, NC after a hunter reported finding human remains.

Gaston County Police Crime Scene detectives and the Me...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Gaston County Police Chief Announces Transition and Work on School Safety Plan

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GASTONIA, N.C. – Gaston County Police Chief Joseph Ramey announced today his plan to transition to a specialized role focused on school safety due to his impending retirement. The County will conduct a nationwide search for the next individual t...

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