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"Not In My Backyard:" Neighbors Oppose New Gastonia Development

GASTONIA, Nc. -- A proposed development plan has neighboring residents saying, "not in my backyard." Gastonia City Council members are planning to vote Tuesday night on a wooded area of land across from Gastonia's busiest shopping center. Many residents in the area don't want it touched. "Years ago,

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-11-22 02:29:00

Gun, turkey stolen from 77-year-old Gastonia man's home

A 77-year-old Gastonia man says a gun and a turkey were among the items stolen from his home during a weekend break-in. Gary Caldwell, the alleged victim, said he was in Kings Mountain when he got a call from a neighbor who told him the front door of his East Fourth Avenue home was ajar. "He went in

WBTV - 2017-11-21 02:45:42

City endorses plan for retail development of 'Franklin Woods'

More than two decades of debate over the best use for a patch of wooded land along East Franklin Boulevard apparently ended Tuesday night after Gastonia leaders approved a proposed development for the site. Gastonia City Council members voted 4-3 to rezone a 14-acre tract across from the Franklin Sq

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-22 03:05:04

For grieving father, Carolina Panthers, special memory of Julius Peppers serve as a lifeline

On a bright November afternoon, Rick Weaver sits at a high-top table at Hickory Tavern in Gastonia, with a scrapbook. It's full of photos of his son, Fredrick. Around Weaver and the leather-bound scrapbook is a pile Carolina Panthers jerseys, hats and various memorabilia once belonging to Fredrick,

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-22 20:47:00

Teacher banned after stealing $700 from school's Bible club

BELMONT, N.C. -- A former Belmont Central Elementary School receptionist has been banned from school property after stealing $700 in donations from the school's Bible club. Melissa Ann "Lisa" Austin will serve 12 months of supervised probation after entering an Alford Plea in early-November for misd

WCNC - 2017-11-21 23:15:25

NC youth football team raffles AR-15 to raise money for upcoming trip

A youth football league in Gaston County found a way to finance a team's upcoming playoff trip, and not everyone approved of the way the funds were raised. League leaders raffled off an AR-15 live on Facebook to support the Optimist Pee Wee team from Stanley, WSOC-TV reported. Players were encourag

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-22 15:04:00

Woman accused of shooting at deputies found on U.S. 74

A woman accused of shooting at two deputies Tuesday was captured less than 24 hours later at a gas station near Kings Mountain. Cleveland County Sheriff's deputies apprehended Brianne Cherie Smith at the One Stop Convenience Store on U.S. 74 late Wednesday morning. Earlier Wednesday, deputies foun

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-22 15:15:38

Hungry for a Thanksgiving Day dinner? These places offer meals and fellowship

Not everyone has an invitation to a Thanksgiving Day gathering filled with a warm kitchen overflowing with holiday food. To help people in need in York, Chester, and Lancaster counties, several area churches, ministries and organizations are preparing and serving meals this week, many on Thanksgivi

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-11-22 00:05:00

Unique grave markers grace southern Illinois cemeteries

BY BARRY CLEVELAND Sometimes the stones that mark our graves say a lot about us. That was particularly true in years past, a Carmi audience was told Monday evening. Michael J. McMerney was the speaker at the fall dinner meeting of the White County Historical Society, held in the fellowship hall of F

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 16:15:00

Grayville Schools add archery to extracurricular slate

BY TJ HUG Of the Navigator Students within the Grayville School District will have another school-sponsored extracurricular activity from which to choose. The Grayville Board of Education voted to adopt archery as its newest sport during their November regular session Wednesday night. Rob Spencer an

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 16:01:00

Grayville Board approves 4.97 percent increase to tax levy

BY TJ HUG Of the Navigator The Grayville School district tentatively approved an aggregate tax levy increase of 4.97 percent during their November meeting Wednesday night. Overall, the aggregate tax levy would bring in an extra $70,031 for the district, increasing from $1,407,816 to $1,477,847. "We'

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 16:00:00

Rep. Bucshon tours CountryMark following $80m renovation project

Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) toured the CountryMark Oil Refinery in Mount Vernon on Monday to view a completed renovation project. The facility is Posey County's second largest employer. It recently completed $80 million in upgrades. The investment replaces aging equipment which will reduce air emissio

WTVW - 2017-11-20 22:28:53

CountryMark invests millions in Mt. Vernon refinery to meet demands

CountryMark is making a multi-million-dollar investment in their Mount Vernon Oil Refinery. $80 million will be spent on the CountryMark facility, making it an investment to meet future fuel quality demands. Crews have installed new equipment in the refinery. Company officials tell us it will reduce

14NEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 22:24:11

Fun Hot Cocoa 5K shows early signs of success

A new tradition is beginning in Albion this Saturday. Colyer Coffee House will be hosting a hot cocoa 5K on Saturday, Nov. 25. "We were looking for things for the community," Mariah McDaniel said. McDaniel went on to say that she, and a lot of her family, are runners so this project was a perfect fi

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 16:02:00

Community reacts to Galatia man shooting dog

GALATIA -- The Saline County Sheriff's Department hosted a town hall meeting to discuss problems in Galatia, after a neighbor shot a dog in the head. More than a dozen people attended the meeting Tuesday night. Many of them brought up issues they have with the Amish community. Some neighbors express

WSIL TV - 2017-11-22 08:51:00

Salvation Army of Greensburg officials set $100K red kettle goal, seek bell ringers

Updated less than a minute ago Salvation Army officials are hoping that Black Friday portends good things for the red kettle. Donations during the Christmas shopping season - driven by the sight of a bell ringer standing next to the familiar red kettle - are among the chief sources of revenue for

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-11-22 20:39:53

Author signing at Barnes & Noble, Greensburg

An author signing will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, at Barnes & Noble, 5155 Route 30, Greensburg, from 1 to 3 p.m. Multiple local authors will be in store to sign and discuss their latest books. The authors include Chuck Wagner of Shanksville, Richard Gazarik, Kevin Engle, J.P. Ronald, David Nabhan and

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-11-22 03:38:38

7 Arrested During Search For Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of Police Officer

HAZELWOOD (KDKA) - A man accused of fatally shooting a New Kensington police officer was arrested at a home in Hazelwood Tuesday morning. In addition to Rahmael Sal Holt, seven other people were taken into custody. Three of them are charged with hindering apprehension, including Holt's mother, Sherr

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-21 12:11:39

The town that was erased - Centralia, Pa.

- Fire Commences 1962 to 1978 - State andfederal governments expend $3.3 million to control fire with limited results. 1979 to 1982 - The United States Office of Surface Mining (OSM) acquires 34 impacted properties and contracts for a study to determine its potential to spread. - DER (i.e. DEP) init

WTAE.COM - 2017-11-22 16:57:00

PennDOT returns trail plan for revision

The bid to extend the Hoodlebug Trail across Rose Street in White Township is back in the township's corner. PennDOT Indiana district permit manager Frank Mouser said Tuesday that the township's application for a highway occupancy permit was returned to the township Monday for revisions. He said the

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-22 14:55:00