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News in Gaston County, North Carolina
Mecklenburg County boosts early voting hours, sites for primary
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:48:32 -0700
Early voting starts across North Carolina on Thursday, and nowhere will voters have more opportunities to take advantage of it than in Mecklenburg County.
Lawmakers gather data, public feedback on coal ash
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:07:46 -0700
A legislative panel that likely will draft proposals for the General Assembly to consider in the coming months on how coal ash is handled and disposed of in North Carolina gathered information Tuesday from state regulators, environmentalists and a Duke Energy executive.
State official: Ground water contamination exists at every coal ash facility
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:27:41 -0700
Paul Newton is the president of Duke Energy for North Carolina, and he told commission members that things have turned around on the Dan River following the coal ash spill.
NC mother leaves child at park, goes shopping, according to police
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:05:55 -0700
GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina mother is accused of leaving her 6-year-old daughter alone in a park to go...
NC man accused of firing several gunshots at strip club
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 08:47:07 -0700
GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – A North Carolina man is accused of firing more than a dozen gunshots at a strip club...
Duke Energy claims digging up all coal ash could cost $10 billion
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:56:52 -0700
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Duke Energy says digging up all the coal ash at its 33 sites around North Carolina and trucking it into lined landfills could triple the costs to $10 billion, but environmentalists say it’s a case of pay-now-or-pay-later. Duke’s president for North Carolina Paul Newton told lawmakers in a Raleigh hearing today, “If you dig it all up that adds another four to five billion ...
Trooper shortage hurting NCHP response times
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:43:24 -0700
CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. -- A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper shortage is eating into response times on the roads you drive. It’s also prompting a heavy emphasis on recruiting to solve the problem. Right now there’s a 200-trooper shortage across the state. It includes nine positions in Mecklenburg, Union and Gaston counties, officials said. More are in surrounding counties. In Catawba ...
Female high school student says she was booted from prom for wearing pants
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:31:20 -0700
The high school senior was also wearing a leather jacket and hat, but those items didn't appear to concern the teacher as much as her skinny jeans.
Tim Moore gets high marks for effectiveness
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 06:21:02 -0700
A ranking of North Carolina lawmakers for effectiveness by a public policy think tank has Kings Mountain lawmaker Tim Moore ranked near the top. Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 09:01 AM.
Gaston Co. police seek man wanted for arson and auto theft
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 10:46:41 -0700
Gaston County Police are asking for help as they search for a man.