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Posted on: February 15, 2024

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Who can get a no-cost COVID-19 vaccine through this program?

Adults 18 years and older without health insurance and adults with health insurance that does not provide zero-cost access to COVID-19 vaccines 

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Posted on: February 25, 2024

Police investigating fatal crash

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GASTONIA, N.C. -- A Gaston County Police Officer was involved in a motor vehicle wreck on Saturday night while responding to a shooting call outside of Bessemer City. The crash, which occurred near the intersection of West Franklin Boulevard and Webb Stre...

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Posted on: February 25, 2024

Firefighter hospitalized after battling house fire

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GASTONIA, N.C. – A firefighter was hospitalized after falling through the floor while fighting a house fire in a south Gastonia neighborhood Saturday evening.

The fire was reported shortly before 6 p.m. at a house in the 2800 block of Forbes Road...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Workshop for Starting an NC Food Business Coming Soon

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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – If you’re looking to start a food business in North Carolina, then this workshop, “Starting a NC Food Business” is for you! The North Carolina Cooperative Extension is offering this free worksh...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

‘A Matter of Balance’ Workshop Being Held in Person Beginning in March

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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – The award-winning program designed to help manage falls and increase activity level will be held in person. ‘A Matter of Balance’ is for anyone who is concerned about falls or has fallen in the past or h...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

2024-2033 MTIP & TIP Amendment Public Comment Period

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THE GASTON-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (GCLMPO) HAS ESTABLISHED A PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD TO AMEND THE 2024-2033 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP) AND THE 2050 METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION PLAN (MTP)

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

Cooperative Extension’s Master Food Volunteer Program Accepting Applications

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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – If you have a passion for food, nutrition and wellness, and you enjoy helping others, then you’ll want to learn more about North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s newest volunteer opportunity, the Extensi...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Gaston County Receives FY24 GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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(Chicago, Illinois)—Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to announce that Gaston County, North Carolina received GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: February 19, 2024

Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement Animal Cruelty Investigation

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Following days of close work with the Gaston County District Attorney’s Office, Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement (GCACE) obtained warrants for misdemeanor animal cruelty and the Gaston County...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Local, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Arrest Several Individuals Accused of Soliciting

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Gastonia, NC – A joint press conference was held Friday, February 9, 2024, on the arrest of 16 individuals across the state accused of soliciting, sexually exploiting, or abusing children. The arrests are part of Operation Winter Guardian which ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Body Found along U.S. 321 Update

DALLAS, N.C. (February 7, 2024): Gaston County Police have confirmed the identity of the individual discovered along U.S. 321 as Glen A. Miller, (02/27/1967, a black male) originally from Ohio. Given the circumstances, authorities are treating this incide...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Body found along U.S. 321; detectives ask public for help

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DALLAS, N.C. -- The body of a man was found along U.S. 321 just north of Dallas Tuesday afternoon. Gaston County Police are now asking for the public’s help in identifying the man. 

The body was found along U.S. 321 Northbound near Ratch...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Three Arrested in Dallas Following Chase, Carjacking

Two men and a woman are facing a litany of charges from multiple agencies after a car chase that went through multiple cities in Gaston County Thursday evening ended when officers stopped a carjacking.

Gaston County Police arrested Jaquis Rahmad Smith, 23;...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Medical Examiner Identifies Remains

Gastonia, NC (January 23rd, 2024 17:30 PM): The Medical Examiner’s Office in Charlotte has positively identified the remains recovered at 613 South Church Street in Lowell, NC.

The remains have identified as Sammie Bruce “Chip&rdquo...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Gaston County Police Peacefully Resolves Barricaded Suspect

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Gaston County (January 22, 2024, 1:30pm):  The Gaston County Police Department’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) responded to the 3000 block of Philadelphia Church Road Monday morning in reference to a barricaded suspect.  The Ga...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

County Police Investigate Homicide

Gastonia, NC (January 22, 2024 3:15PM): One man is dead after a shooting that occurred over the weekend.

On January 21st, 2024, at 1:11 AM, the Gaston County Police Department responded to 812 Stowe Lane, Gastonia to reports of shots being fired.  ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Second Suspect in Custody Following Missing Person Investigation

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Gastonia, NC (January 20th, 2024 12:00 PM): A second person is in custody following an extensive missing person investigation.  ROBIN RAE ADAIR, 53, is facing a felony charge of Concealment of Death and a felony charge Obstruction of Justice.

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Suspect in Custody Following Missing Person Investigation

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Gastonia, NC (January 19th, 2024 20:00 PM): One man is in custody following an extensive missing person investigation.  KENNETH RICHARD JOHNSON JR., 55, is facing a felony charge of Concealment of Death.

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Missing Person Investigation

Based on information developed during a joint investigation between the Gaston County Police Department, the Lowell Police Department, and the Gaston County District Attorney’s Office into a missing person report, law enforcement personnel execu...

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