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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...

March Into Spring

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN March. We finally made it. It’s a month that is all about forward progress. After all, it’s in the name. We are...

There’s Something Therapeutic About a Fire Pit

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN I used to dread winter. More specifically, I used to dread the time between the middle of January through the end...

Find Your Bliss This Christmas

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN We all have a Christmas story in us. For one kid, it all started with a triple dog dare. And the...

And then one day, you’re wearing a vest…

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN It was a fall day, but an unseasonably warm fall day at that. The low wasn’t that low, and the high temperature...

Summer Only Lasts A Season

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN It happened one day a few weeks ago. I woke up one Sunday morning to the news that my beloved Dairy...

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Air Conditioning anyone? AC’s Gaston County roots…

With the summer heat we are experiencing, it's seems unthinkable that folks not so long ago had to do without air conditioning.

Removal of photo causes furor

Gaston County Manager Kim Eagle has had a photo removed from an exhibit entitled "Into The Darkroom: Photography as History and Artform"...

Gaston County home prices up sharply

According to a survey by Realtor.com, the average price of a Gaston County home is up 6.2%, from just a month earlier....

River Hawkins Top 5 for Courage Award

At just 18 years old, East Gaston's River Hawkins was the youngest coach ever hired by Gaston County. Fast forward three years,...

Paddle to Table at the Whitewater Center

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