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Hospital, county extend lease

Hospital, county extend lease

GASTONIA – CaroMont Health and the Gaston County Board of Commissioners agreed to change the lease for the structure and property that houses the hospital. The agreement was signed March… Read more »

Cruise benefits Big Day at the Lake

Cruise benefits Big Day at the Lake

CORNELIUS – Big Day at the Lake hosts its seventh annual charity cruise, featuring music, an open bar and fine food from five restaurants. The cruise takes place at 6-9… Read more »

Investigators determine house fire was accidental

Investigators determine house fire was accidental

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Fire Investigation Task Force determined a large house fire that happened March 19 in north Charlotte was accidental. Investigators say the fi re started outside, in… Read more »

Races span Mountain Island region

Races span Mountain Island region

Here are some foot and bike races happening this spring around the Mountain Island area. Heard of others? Email us at news@mimonitor.com. April 11: Color My Run HUNTERSVILLE – Get… Read more »

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 »