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Gastonia police looking for drivers of two vehicles in hit and run involving pedesterian - Gastonia police are looking for the drivers of two vehicles that struck and seriously injured a pedestrian Friday evening. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

3 charged in Gastonia-Charlotte murder case - Police say they believe Brian Dale Jones was killed in Gaston County and his body then dumped on a west Charlotte street. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Old Gastonia mill turning into lofts - GASTONIA, N.C. -- Neighbors hope an old mill and eyesore in Gastonia, which is about to open as new loft-style apartments, will revitalize an area known for crime and blight.    Loray Mill is scheduled to open June 1, 2014. It features nearly 200 apartments plus shops.    The old mill, also formerly known as Firestone Mill, has been empty for 20 years.   Glenn Wiley’s mother worked at the former ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Pedestrian hit twice, drivers flee Gastonia scene - GASTONIA, N.C. -- Police in Gastonia say a man was hit twice while trying to cross the street.   It happened on East Long Avenue near Broad Street.   Neither driver stopped to help 53-year-old John Wayne King.   He was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries around 8 p.m.   Police say the driver of a white SUV hit him first, and then a witness saw a small sedan strike him a second ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

NC man fights for life after two back-to-back hit-and-runs - GASTONIA, N.C. — A Gastonia man is fighting for his life after officials said he was the victim of two... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Gastonia hit-and-run leaves 1 with life-threatening injuries - A hit-and-run Friday night sent a man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Gastonia police say thief tunneled into home - Police in Gastonia say someone used an unconventional method to steal electronics and fashions from a woman's home. - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

Gastonia man charged in armed carjacking - GASTONIA, N.C. -- A Gastonia man is behind bars, accused of stealing a woman's car at gunpoint on Sunday. Gastonia Police say 53-year-old Robert Lee Laboo was arrested just five blocks from where he stole a Chevy Impala from a woman at gunpoint early Sunday morning. Around 1:30 Sunday, police say Laboo pointed a gun and stole the vehicle from the victim in the 600 block of Maple Avenue. Laboo ... - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

Driver hurt in wreck south of Gastonia - The wreck was reported shortly after 3 p.m. on Bethany Road at Chapel Grove School Road, according to Crowder’s Mountain Fire & Rescue. - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

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Gastonia family pleads for help in hit & run investigation - WBTV - The Gastonia Police Department Traffic Enforcement Bureau is conducting the investigation. They are asking any witnesses that may have seen the collision or have information on the drivers who left the scene to contact Officer Quinn. Quinn can be ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

3 charged in Gastonia-Charlotte murder case - Lake Wylie Pilot - Gaston County police have charged three people in connection with the death of a man that investigators say was killed in Gastonia then dumped on a street in west Charlotte. Avery Joe Lail Jr., 49, of Gastonia, has been charged with first-degree murder.Third person faces charging related to killing - Gaston GazetteGaston Co. Police say man helped dump body - WCNC - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Pedestrian hit twice, drivers flee Gastonia scene - WCNC - by WCNC.com Staff. WCNC.com. Posted on April 19, 2014 at 4:26 PM. Updated Saturday, Apr 19 at 4:28 PM. GASTONIA, N.C. -- Police in Gastonia say a man was hit twice while trying to cross the street. It happened on East Long Avenue near Broad Street.Police: Pedestrian struck by 2 cars in hit-and-run - WSOC CharlottePrepared to work an extra three years to pay for your 401(k)? - WBTV - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Gastonia police looking for drivers of two vehicles in hit and run involving ... - Charlotte Observer - Gastonia police are looking for the drivers of two vehicles that struck and seriously injured a pedestrian Friday evening. According to authorities, John Wayne King, 53, of Gastonia was crossing East Long Avenue around 7:50 p.m. when a large white ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Gastonia gears up for all new downtown summer concert series - Gaston Gazette - It didn't help that the former Gastonia Downtown Development Corp. lost its public funding and folded several years ago, leaving no de facto group to oversee summer concerts. Since then, the events have been organized with a patchwork approach from ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Old Gastonia mill turning into lofts - WCNC - GASTONIA, N.C. -- Neighbors hope an old mill and eyesore in Gastonia, which is about to open as new loft-style apartments, will revitalize an area known for crime and blight. Loray Mill is scheduled to open June 1, 2014. It features nearly 200 ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Gastonia man caught and charged after fatal wreck in York County - Gaston Gazette - A three-month search for a Gastonia man ended Thursday when he was arrested in connection with a fatal wreck in South Carolina. Anthony Lamar Ogden, 59, has been charged with felony driving under the influence in which death results, according to the ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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