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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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Crime Stoppers: Search for armed robbery suspect

Tractor-trailer fire closes I-77 N near John Belk Fwy. in Charlotte. Medic said one person was taken to Atrium CMC with serious injuries. Charlotte planners adopt new Unified Development Ordinance draft. Updated: 5 hours ago. The current draft includes input from the community and stakeholders on how this plan can...
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The Blue Ridge Coyotes 10u came home Champions of the NSA Season Closer at Reep Park in Hickory on July 30. The team battled hard in the heat going 3-0-1 for the day. […]On July 30, Izzabell Heinke (age 14) and Payten Heinke (age 10) from Jonesville, competed in the National Martial Arts Open Tournament at State Games of America held in Ames, Iowa. […]Surry County student-athletes showed they could compete with the best high schoolers in the state this past school year. […]MARION — Wilkes County Post 31’s season came to an unfortunate end early last week in the...
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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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NC man wins $1,000 a day for life after buying $2 ticket

GASTONIA, N.C. (WGHP) — Jimmie Shindler, of Gastonia, bought a $2 Lucky for Life ticket and won the top prize of $1,000 a day for life, according to an NC Education Lottery news release. Shindler bought his winning ticket for Wednesday’s drawing through Online Play on the lottery’s website. He won his prize by matching […]
GASTONIA, NC

Fast food restaurant in the works for Shelby

A new Taco Bell is coming to Shelby. The city has one restaurant already on East Dixon Boulevard and a second is planned for the former Zaxby’s location near Cleveland Mall four miles down the road. The empty building was vacated last year when a new Zaxby's opened next...
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