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Demonstrators question enforcement of picketing statute in Gaston County

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Multiple demonstrators have voiced concern over the constitutionality of a state statute being enforced in Gaston County. The statute, G.S. 14-225.1, entitled ‘picketing or parading’, places limitations on the rights of demonstrators who are gathered outside of a courthouse. It specifically notes that citizens need to remain 300 feet away from a courthouse to prevent the influence of a judge, juror, witness or district attorney.
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Gaston County man wins over $4 million from lottery game

GASTONIA, N.C. — A Gastonia man is taking home over four million dollars after winning a North Carolina Education Lottery game. Jimmie Shindler played the Lucky for Life game online Wednesday. He won after matching all five white balls with the yellow Lucky Ball, lotto officials said. His game...
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Gaston County Reports 8th Confirmed Rabies Case Of 2022

GASTONIA, N.C. — A raccoon located in Gastonia, N.C. tested positive for rabies. This is the 8th confirmed rabies case in Gaston County in 2022. On Saturday, August 6th, 2022 at 11:01 am, Gaston County Police Animal Care and Enforcement responded to a call regarding a raccoon involved in a fight with a residents’ dog in the area of Windsong Court off of Gaston Day School Road in Gastonia, NC.
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Gaston County Man Wins Lottery 1K A Day For Life

How awesome is this for one of our local folks? According to WBTV, Jimmie Shindler of Gastonia bought a $2 Lucky for Life ticket and won the top prize of $1,000 a day for life. He did it with just a couple of clicks on the internet. Shindler bought his...
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Gaston County reports eighth case of rabies in 2022

A rabid raccoon found Saturday in a fight with a pet dog off Gaston Day School Road represents the eighth rabies case of the year in Gaston County. Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement was called to Windsong Court off Gaston Day School road at 11:01 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, in regard to a dog in a fight with a raccoon.
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Lucky for Life: Gastonia man wins $1,000 a day for life in lottery

GASTONIA, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A Gaston County man’s $2 Lucky for Life ticket netted him a top prize of $1,000 a day for life during last week’s drawing, NC Lottery officials said. Jimmie Shindler of Gastonia bought his winning ticket for Wednesday’s drawing through Online Play on the lottery’s website, officials said. He […]
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Dog kills rabid raccoon in Gaston County; 8th case reported: Police

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. (GASTON COUNTY) – A resident’s dog killed a rabid raccoon over the weekend in Gaston County. The rabies case marks the eighth confirmed case in the area, authorities said. The incident happened at 11:01 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, in the area of Windsong Court off...
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REGIONAL: Gaston County man wins $1,000 a day for life prize

RALEIGH – Jimmie Shindler of Gastonia bought a $2 Lucky for Life ticket and won the top prize of $1,000 a day for life. Shindler bought his lucky ticket for Wednesday’s drawing through Online Play on the lottery’s website. He won his prize by matching all five white balls and the yellow Lucky Ball. The odds of winning the $1,000 a day for life prize are 1 in 30.8 million.
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Gaston County's COVID cases fall 6.6%; North Carolina cases holding steady

North Carolina reported 33,265 new cases of coronavirus in the week ending Sunday, from 33,932 the week before of the virus that causes COVID-19. North Carolina ranked fourth among the states where coronavirus was spreading the fastest on a per-person basis, a USA TODAY Network analysis of Johns Hopkins University data shows. In the latest week coronavirus cases in the United States decreased 14.2% from the week before, with 781,487 cases reported. With 3.15% of the country's population, North Carolina had 4.26% of the country's cases in the last week. Across the country, 13 states had more cases in the latest week than they did in the week before.
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Clariant Corporation Mount Holly Receives One Million-Hour Safety Award From NC Department Of Labor

MT. HOLLY, N.C. — (News Release) Gaston Business Association President/CEO, Patrick Mumford and COO of the GBA Steve D’Avria visited Clariant Corporation in Mt Holly, to present employees and management with a 1 million-Hour safety award. The Million-Hour safety award designations are given to businesses and industries in North Carolina which accumulate one million employee hours with no injuries or illnesses involving days away from work.
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