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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. Has Gaston County Fully Recovered from the Recession? Gastonia native credits uncle’s influence for his success Quick look at 1st year of McCrory’s 2-year NC budget plan Rep. Hastings files Protect our Children Act Tuesday February 24th thirty seven concerned citizens from all corners of Gaston County came together to start a long overdue Citizens’ Caucus.

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Editorial North Carolina editorial roundup - This week newspaper editorials across NC covered topics such as historic property tax credits, the proposed sales tax shift to rural counties, and the effects of the deferred action immigration program. … Continue reading
xmjvs2qyjhkvsmwa53qq Bill repeals religious exemption from vaccinations in NC - 95 Gaston County School students — less than .3 percent of the total student population — go to class without the standard measles vaccine. A bill filed on Thursday would remove the religious exemption option. … Continue reading
RU map 2010 NC municipal leaders get positive vibes from McCrory - NC Governor Pat McCrory said lawmakers are within their purview to act on local matters, but added that they should largely stay out of things that don’t directly involve state government unless there’s consensus back … Continue reading
Editorial North Carolina editorial roundup - This week newspaper editorials across NC covered topics such as historic property tax credits, the proposed sales tax shift to rural counties, and the effects of the deferred action immigration program. … Continue reading
Ryan Schrift Ryan Schrift asks Generation Me “Why are we not engaged?” - “Motivating our future leaders is essential. The idea of changing our mission, vision, and legacy may rattle a few traditionalists or baby boomers but the new generations’ need to become a bigger part of the … Continue reading
6030817818_6b7d709628_z We need action not words - The real issue here in Gaston County is not one of words being placed on a government building but the words and actions of our County officials in relation to a perceived image problem by … Continue reading
Editorial North Carolina editorial roundup - This week newspaper editorials across NC covered topics such as historic property tax credits, the proposed sales tax shift to rural counties, and the effects of the deferred action immigration program. … Continue reading
xmjvs2qyjhkvsmwa53qq Bill repeals religious exemption from vaccinations in NC - 95 Gaston County School students — less than .3 percent of the total student population — go to class without the standard measles vaccine. A bill filed on Thursday would remove the religious exemption option. … Continue reading
RU map 2010 NC municipal leaders get positive vibes from McCrory - NC Governor Pat McCrory said lawmakers are within their purview to act on local matters, but added that they should largely stay out of things that don’t directly involve state government unless there’s consensus back … Continue reading