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Nonprofit organizes blood drives in Gaston area

Nonprofit organizes blood drives in Gaston area

CHARLOTTE – The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas has announced several blood drives in the Mountain Island area in November. • Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Belmont Moose Lodge, 122 Robert… Read more »

Volunteers help with ‘Extreme Barn Makeover’

Volunteers help with ‘Extreme Barn Makeover’

MOUNT HOLLY – PUSH America volunteers from across the Southeast arrived Oct. 18 at Shining Hope Farms to construct a much-needed covered area. Shining Hope Farms provides therapeutic horseback riding… Read more »

Historical group plans upcoming exhibits

Historical group plans upcoming exhibits

MOUNT HOLLY – The Mount Holly Historical Society plans to brainstorm ideas for the layout and content of museum exhibits. The community is invited to attend the meeting, which starts at… Read more »

Police investigate robberies at several stores

Police investigate robberies at several stores

CHARLOTTE – Detectives made an arrest and are looking for two other suspects for their involvement in several armed robbery cases. At about 3 a.m. Oct. 10, two suspects entered the… Read more »

5K runs through Coulwood

5K runs through Coulwood

CHARLOTTE – More than 150 runners were scheduled to run through the Coulwood community for Christ United Methodist Church’s first 5K run on Nov. 2. The  run supported Coulwood Middle School…. Read more »

Residents sound off on what bugs them

Residents sound off on what bugs them

Email us up to 50 words about things that drive you insane or witty observations that may prompt readers to spit out their morning coffee. Send them to news@mimonitor.com. Put… Read more »

Killian receives Blue Fin Award

Killian receives Blue Fin Award

MOUNT HOLLY – The Mountain Island Lake Marine Commission presented its 2013 Blue Fin Award to Kay Killian for preserving more than 500 acres in Gaston and Lincoln counties near… Read more »

NCDOT awards contract to resurface U.S. 321

NCDOT awards contract to resurface U.S. 321

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to Blythe Construction Inc., of Charlotte, to resurface 8 miles of U.S. 321 from north of Roechling Street to… Read more »

Consent order pertains to steam station

Consent order pertains to steam station

RALEIGH – State officials have filed a revised consent order to address environmental compliance at Duke Energy’s Riverbend Steam Station in Gaston County and Asheville Steam Electric Generating Plant. Earlier… Read more »

Jet skiing seeks resurgence in area recreation

Jet skiing seeks resurgence in area recreation

by Aaron Burns aaron@mimonitor.com HUNTERSVILLE – According to a 2011 Outdoor Foundation report, the number of people using personal watercraft nationwide slightly dropped from the 8.6-million mark in 2007 to 7.5-million… Read more »