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From Earth to Art

I dig my clay on a hillside in east Lincoln county where I played with my 5 brothers as a child.

South East Gastonia’s Premier Private Swim and Tennis Club

The Family Focused, Private, Safe and Fun environment you’ve been looking for. Make this your family’s best summer yet at the Southampton Club Pool!

It’s Party Time At Hogzilla NC BBQ!

We caught up recently with Mark and Jo Magda, owners of Hogzilla NC BBQ.

Home Harvest Is Sowing Seeds of Change

Home Harvest has successfully worked with local farmers in creating employment opportunities through its unique service.

Winter Orchid Spectacular

Art & Orchids: Flowers in Focus. It’s at the Garden through March 12 and is free with garden admission. Meet the photographers at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Feb. 28 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Gaston Co. Principal of the Year

Getting to know the students and being a part of their lives is the best part of the job.


Old Trucks & Air Conditioning

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN It was completed in 1985, but they sold it as a “1986 model”. I didn’t get it until 1993 - the...

Make Your Home Your Happy Space During Quarantine!

WORDS BY BRIE HAYES Now perhaps more than ever our homes have become our sanctuaries. Our normally busy lives have slowed down and...

Mother’s Day…& Burger Nuggets

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN The fact that National Burger Month and Mother’s Day share the same month is purely acoincidence. If it were up to...

Dilling Heating & Cooling Celebrates New Location!

We talked recently with Michael Gulledge, co-owner and president of Dilling Heating & Cooling, at their brand new location just above Target...

Strawberry Muffins With Sweet Crumb Topping

WORDS BY SHELBY WILSON These strawberry muffins are perfect. The muffins are packed full of the perfect strawberry bites, and are delicious for breakfast, brunch, or...