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Fans create a throwback ice cream parlor

Fans create a throwback ice cream parlor

CHARLOTTE – X-tra Ball is tucked away in the Bi-Lo shopping center with an immaculate storefront. It’s a throwback to the old-school ice cream parlor with contemporary twists. The 1980s… Read more »

Principal wants to bridge academic gaps

Principal wants to bridge academic gaps

By Sarah Obeid CHARLOTTE – Danielle Belton, an educational leader focused on improving academic success, is the new principal at Paw Creek Elementary School. “I am very excited to be… Read more »

Duke Energy awards $249,850 to Gaston College

Duke Energy awards $249,850 to Gaston College

DALLAS – The Duke Energy Foundation awarded a $249,850 grant to Gaston College to buy welding equipment for the Pharr Trade and Industrial Center Building on the Dallas campus. Built… Read more »

Chambers partner on entrepreneurial challenge

Chambers partner on entrepreneurial challenge

GASTONIA – The Gaston Regional and Montcross Area Chambers are partnering to host the second annual Launch Pad entrepreneurial challenge. The business plan competition is designed to encourage, reward and… Read more »

Rep. Jeter pledges to reestablish lake commission

Rep. Jeter pledges to reestablish lake commission

By Carrie C. Causey MOUNTAIN ISLAND – Consequences of the lake’s marine commission being dismantled earlier this summer have raised concern for residents. During an Aug. 27 town hall meeting… Read more »

Jeter: Coal ash, teacher pay laws only the start

Jeter: Coal ash, teacher pay laws only the start

By Carrie C. Causey MOUNTAIN ISLAND – N.C. Rep. Charles Jeter said he is cognizant that the coal ash and teacher pay bills passed during the state’s legislative short session… Read more »

Congressman spends downtime meeting constituents

Congressman spends downtime meeting constituents

By Kaitlin Newkirk MOUNT HOLLY – U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry just finished six town hall meetings and wants to continue helping the community. “I am here, and I am available,”… Read more »

EPA recognizes rebirth of ReVenture Park

EPA recognizes rebirth of ReVenture Park

CHARLOTTE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Forsite Development, developers of ReVenture Park, on Aug. 7 for its commitment to safely and sustainably reuse a property along the Catawba… Read more »

CaroMont Health announces expansion plans

CaroMont Health announces expansion plans

GASTONIA – CaroMont Health announced several projects and partnerships being implemented in Emergency Medicine at CaroMont Regional Medical Center. The goal of this effort is to enhance emergency medicine offerings… Read more »