A small group of local law enforcement officials, community members and clergy members from across Gaston County met at the Rotary Pavilion in downtown Gastonia Monday night to sign a special covenant.
It was a devastating weekend for a non-profit serving the Gastonia community. With Friends helps local homeless and runaway teens and kids who need a safe place to stay, but early Sunday morning a fire broke out destroying part of the building where the kids sleep.
Academy Sports and Outdoors surprised three firefighters with Gaston County Firefighters Association with tickets to the Carolina Panthers “Salute to Service” game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
According to the Lowell Police Department, an investigation is underway at Holbrook Middle School in regards to someone sending people at the school videos involving a sex act with an animal without their consent via Airdrop.
Gaston County officials have confirmed the 13th case of rabies discovered in the area in 2019. The incident was reported after a family dog was discovered playing with a deceased raccoon at a residence off of Oakwood Drive in Belmont.
Gaston County District Attorney Locke Bell appeared in court on Monday morning on an Order to Show Cause and Appear, after a WBTV reporter asked he be held in contempt for violating an order governing the release of police video.
In the Gaston County Sheriff's Office's front lobby, several clocks have been mounted to one of the walls. Next to each clock is a label with information about a person who has lost their life to domestic violence in Gaston County.
Emma Lineberger, a fifth grader at Rankin Elementary, had looked around at her classmates and that’s when an idea popped in her head. She realized the supplies she had in her own backpack weren’t the same as her fellow students. Emma wanted to change that for them.
North Carolina Highway Patrol cited Carolina Panthers defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. for speeding, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on the final day of the team’s training camp.