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How to Measure your Elected Official’s Job Performance - Guest Editorial by Scott Lilly of MyMtHolly.com Gaston County Mgr. Earl Mathers discusses the importance of the Hist. Preservation Tax Credits to North Carolina and locally, and makes the case for reinstating them in 2015. Gaston is among the absolute worst counties in the U.S. in helping poor children up the income ladder, ranking 56th out of 2.478 counties. Has Gaston County Fully Recovered from the Recession?

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Front   NC4VETS NC releases resource guide, updated website for veterans - RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Gov. Pat McCrory has announced the release of the 2015 resource guide for veterans, along with an updated website that focuses on federal Veterans Affairs benefits and other issues. The guide … Continue reading
Coal ash management progress: Riverbend coal ash excavation is under way to fully lined landfill - CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The first truck of excavated coal ash left the retired Riverbend power plant near Charlotte today, marking the beginning of the end for ash storage at that site … Continue reading
policepatchweb150 County Police Annual Awards Banquet - On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:00pm the Gaston County Police Department held its annual Citizen and Police Awards Ceremony at the Gastonia Convention Center located at 145 S. Marietta St. Gastonia, NC. Awards and … Continue reading
How to Measure your Elected Official’s Job Performance - Guest Editorial by Scott Lilly of MyMtHolly.com How to Measure your Elected Official’s Job Performance - Everyone doing any job gets a performance review.  That could be as complex as a complicated bonus program that rewards someone financially for performing some specific metrics well or as simple as a pink slip … Continue reading
chad-barker Recall initiative is a proper course of action for Gaston - The 19th Century commentator Charles Dudley Warner once made a shrewd observation: “Politics makes for strange bedfellows.” While we currently live in a politically polarized age, few things unite the ire of the public more … Continue reading
partisan Partisan Politics Has no Place in Board of Education Races - Recently, members of our state General Assembly filed House Bill 324 in an effort to make all local board of election (also known as “school board”) races partisan affairs. Gaston resident Chris Howell recently lent … Continue reading
Front   NC4VETS NC releases resource guide, updated website for veterans - RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Gov. Pat McCrory has announced the release of the 2015 resource guide for veterans, along with an updated website that focuses on federal Veterans Affairs benefits and other issues. The guide … Continue reading
Coal ash management progress: Riverbend coal ash excavation is under way to fully lined landfill - CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The first truck of excavated coal ash left the retired Riverbend power plant near Charlotte today, marking the beginning of the end for ash storage at that site … Continue reading
North Carolina's Electric Cooper Gov McCrory w linemen N.C. Honors Linemen, Gov. McCrory Signs Lineman Appreciation Day Into Law - The act designates this Saturday, April 18 as Lineman Appreciation Day in 2015; in future years, the occasion will be celebrated on the second Monday of April. Bill sponsors included Rep. Kelly Hastings (R-Gaston). … Continue reading