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Posted on: September 27, 2022

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

Chief Joseph Ramey

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 to lead tha...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

2023 Property Tax Reappraisal Process Underway

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GASTONIA, N.C. – The 2023 property tax reappraisal process is well underway in Gaston County, with several key dates just around the corner.

At its Tuesday, September 27th regular meeting, the Board of Commissioners will hold a public meeting to allow the ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Police Seek Assistance to Locate Missing Juveniles

Phoebe Morris

Gaston County Police are searching for Phoebe Morris, age 16 and Marcus Oxendine, age 17.  They were reported missing by family members on September 19, 2022.  Morris and Oxendine were last seen at about 8:50pm on September 19, 2022 walk...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Lincolnton Man Remains Missing; Police Need Your Help

Quintin Roark

GASTONIA, N.C -- Gaston County Police are searching for Quintin Lee Allen Roark, age 27, of the 100 block of Deaton Ave. Lincolnton, NC. He was reported missing by family members on July 14, 2022. He was last seen on July 12, 2022 in the area of ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Gaston Co. Health Officials: Monkeypox Vaccine Available

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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – Health officials in Gaston County say they have the monkeypox vaccine available for residents, and since the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) expanded eligibility for the vaccine earlier this month, the...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

With Food Prices Up, Nutrition Program Making a Big Difference for Local Families

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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – With the increase in food prices due to inflation, getting the proper nutrition has become a challenge for families. Gaston County Department of Health and Human Services offers hope for the those in our community who may s...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

2022 Gaston County Manufacturing Week is Coming Soon!

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With the manufacturing industry being a large component of our economy, Gaston County will honor local manufacturers and the manufacturing workforce during the 6th Annual Gaston County Manufacturing Week.

The 6th Annual Gaston County Manufacturing Week is ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Elections Coloring Contest

Elections Coloring Contest

Sept. 14- Oct. 5, 2022

Details: 

~ Open to Gaston County children ages 4 to 12 years

~ Child must color own entry unassisted

~ Only one entry accepted per child

~ May use crayons, markers, colored pencils

~ Parents must complete entry form (on coloring...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Programa de Reparación Urgente de Viviendas 2022

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El Condado de Gaston ha recibido $132,000 de la Agencia de Finance de Vivienda de Carolina del Norte (NCHFA) bajo el ciclo 2022 del Programa de Reparación Urgente de Viviendas para ayudar a los residentes del Condado de Gaston.  Este p...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

2022 Urgent Repair Program

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Gaston County has been awarded $132,000 by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) under the 2022 cycle of the Urgent Repair Program to assist Gaston County residents. This program provides funds to assist very-low and low-income households in a...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Missing Elderly Woman Located in Columbia, SC

Brenda Thomas

On Sunday, August 28, 2022 the Gaston County Police responded to a residence in the 100 block of Fites Creek Rd. Mt. Holly, NC in reference to a missing elderly woman with dementia.  Brenda Brackett Thomas, age 81, was reported missing by family ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Commissioner Keigher Appointed to NCACC Board of Directors

Commissioner Tom Keigher

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 commission...

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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: August 26, 2022

Mulch Sales

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Mulch sales will begin September 10, 2022, Saturdays only, County Land Waste Facility, 3120 Philadelphia Church Road, Dallas 8am-noon, 1pm – 4pm. $2/scoop. Cash only.

More information, 704-922-0267.

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Gaston County Secures State Grant to Expand Broadband to Underserved Areas

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GASTONIA, N.C. – This week, the North Carolina Department of Information Technology’s Division of Broadband and Digital Equity announced Gaston County as a recipient of nearly $750,000 to expand broadband internet access to underserved...

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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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