Fortune Smiles Twice on North Carolina Woman with Dual Lottery Victories in a Span of Two MonthsMr BillyNewsBreak Contributor
Page County Volunteer Fire Department releases June call statsTracy LeicherNewsBreak Contributor
Gastonia Man Receives Same 33-Year Sentence in Girlfriend's Stabbing Case After ResentencingDesiree HarosNewsBreak Contributor
Popular retailer opens another location in South CarolinaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
The Mysterious Disappearance of Asha Degree: A 9 year Old Girl Who Vanished on Valentines DayAnthony's CornerNewsBreak Contributor
Suspect put metal object in uncle’s head to conceal gunshot wound, sheriff says
A death in a small town in Cleveland County earlier this year turned out to be a murder and attempted cover-up, according to the sheriff’s office on Thursday.
Man accused of firing at officers in Shelby, other violent crimes, arrested in NC
A man accused of firing at officers in Shelby earlier this year has been arrested by U.S. Marshals in Lexington County.
Driver dies trapped in fiery wreckage after car slams into truck, SC coroner says
Officials said the driver was traveling at a “high rate of speed” before the crash.
Report: No prison time for Grover man who made bomb threat at Capitol
A Cleveland County man who made a bomb threat at the U.S. Capitol will not spend any time in prison.
Vehicle fire closes part of I-85 in Cleveland County
CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - A major incident in Cleveland County has part of Interstate 85 shutdown as of 12:30 p.m. Thursday. WBTV just saw some pictures from a South Carolina Department of Transportation camera where fire crews have the southbound lanes of I-85 closed. In some video shared online,...
House Speaker Tim Moore won't seek reelection for House seat in 2024
The Cleveland County Republican, the longest service NC House Speaker, was first elected to the House in 2002.
Gaffney Police Department puts officers through simulation training
Gaffney Police Department puts officers through simulation training.
New beauty business opens uptown
A new business was welcomed to uptown Shelby recently. Dye Pretty, a collection of independent beauty professionals, opened at 103 N. Lafayette St. Business owners, Amanda Weltzien and fiancé Jon Blake Pharr, hosted a grand opening last week with several small business owners showcasing their retail and services. Weltzien...
Famous BBQ Joint in Lincoln County Renowned for its Hollerin'
Dive into the rich history of BBQ King, a Lincoln County staple renowned for its hollerin' since 1971. Discover the secret behind their enduring popularity and mouthwatering barbecue. Join us on this flavorful journey with Queen City News. Don't miss out!
Restaurants that have recently opened, closed in Cleveland County
Over the past year, Cleveland County has welcomed a variety of new dining options and bid farewell to a few. Here’s a look at some restaurants that recently opened as well as some closures:. Beaver Creek Bar & Grill. 209 S. Lafayette St., Shelby. The freshly renovated restaurant, located...
Cleveland County’s oldest unsolved murder case hits 30-year mark
CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Tuesday marks 30 years since a man was killed at the I-85 rest stop in Cleveland County. Chuck Porter, a husband and father, was working his shift at the rest stop when he was killed on Sept. 26, 1993. His body was found tied up in a utility room, with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Investigation Underway After Fatal Crash in Gaffney
A fatal crash on I-85 in Gaffney, Cherokee County, has claimed one life, according to the coroner's office. The incident occurred early this morning. Watch the video for more details on the ongoing investigation into this tragic event.
Bessemer City man killed in wreck
A Bessemer City man was killed in a wreck near Dallas on Monday, N.C. Highway Patrol said. James Madison Smarr, 62, was driving a white Ford pickup truck on Pruett's Chapel Road when he veered left of center, ran off the road and struck a tree, said Trooper Adam Rogers. He was pronounced dead on the way to the hospital. Smarr was wearing his seatbelt.
Local Fall Festivals
Below is a list of upcoming events in and around the Gaston County area, to help you find fall festivals, harvest festivals, fairs, and other autumn events in Gastonia, Lincolnton, Kings Mountain, Belmont, Bessemer City and surrounding areas. We'll be adding more events to the list as details become available...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in gastonia, NC
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around gastonia..
City Council Meeting - Monday, October 2, 2023
The public is hereby notified that the City Council of the City of Shelby will hold their regular meeting of Monday, October 2, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall Council Chamber located at 300 South Washington Street, Shelby, NC next to City Hall. Public access to this meeting will...
Albemarle deal with Caterpillar bringing battery-powered equipment to Kings Mountain lithium mine
The future of mining is on the way at a mining site in Kings Mountain, and the new technology that’ll be used is partly thanks to what’s being pulled out of that very mine.
Gastonia woman wins $100K on Powerball ticket; Saturday’s jackpot climbs to $925M
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – A Gastonia woman nabbed $100,000 on a Powerball lottery ticket this week, the North Carolina Lottery announced Thursday. Gastonia resident Rose Brooks bought the $3 Power Play ticket Monday at the S&D Food Mart on East Garrison Boulevard. The ticket hit a multiplier, doubling the initial $50,000 winnings. Brooks […]
Four People Arrested After Traffic Stop
Rutherford County -- September 26, 2023: Detectives from the "Street Crimes Unit" of the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office stopped a car on S. Broadway St. in Forest City last week. Detectives had probable cause to search the car after detecting the smell of marijuana emanating from inside during the stop....
Local Notice: Use Rear Entrance of City Hall Today, Front Entrance Temporarily Closed
NOTICE: Tuesday, September 26, 2023 The front entrance to City Hall front will be closed today while work on the front of City Hall continues. During this time, please use the entrance at the rear of City Hall.Visit here for more details.