Gaston DHHS Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week
August 1st – August 7th is recognized around the world as World Breastfeeding Week and this year’s theme is: Breastfeeding and Work, Make it Work.
Police Investigate Home Invasion Shooting
On Thursday, July 30, 2015, at approximately 6:50am the Gaston County Police Department responded to a “Subject with gun” call at 1906 Stanley Lucia Road in the Lucia Riverbend area of Gaston County.
Gaston County Police Seek Assistance Locating Missing Person
On July 27, 2015, the Gaston County Police Department responded to a missing person report at 340 Hephzibah Church Rd. in the Cherryville area of Gaston County.
Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement Shelter to Undergo Renovations
The Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement Shelter will conduct renovations to the shelter floor August 3 thru August 19, 2015.
Free Sex Education Workshop for Professionals Who Work with Youth
Gaston County Department of Health & Human Services Teen Pregnancy Prevention Team is hosting a FREE Sex Education Workshop for Professionals Who Work with Youth
Police Invite Residents to Participate In 2nd Annual National Night Out
On Tuesday, August 4th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., residents in neighborhoods throughout Gaston County are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “32nd Annual National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event.
Police Investigators Make Arrest in Child Pornography Case
On July 15, 2015 the Gaston County Police Department, with assistance from Gastonia Police Department, arrested Tomas Rivera-Mercado, 9/22/1959 of 1010 Millington Circle, Dallas, NC 28034 as the result of a several month long investigation into suspected child pornography.
2015 Kids Catfish Tournament Winner
On Saturday, July 11th our annual Kids Catfish Tournament at the Dallas Park was another huge success; we had over 70 participants from all over the county.
Patient Rescued After Tree Fell Through Home
Gaston County EMS responded to 3321 Scott Drive for report of an adult male patient who was pinned in his house by a fallen tree.
Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement is offering the “Love and Go” Pet Adoption
In an effort to place as many pets into loving homes as possible, Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement is offering free adoptions for shelter pets that have already been spayed or neutered until September 1, 2015.