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Good morning- it's  David. Today is Tuesday November 17th. There are eight days until Thanksgiving and a turkey induced coma.
 Today will be breezy with plenty of sunshine , and a high of 62. Tonight will be clear and chilly, with  a low of 68.


The November GA is on the street!

Check it out!
Charlotte Moves planning light rail to Belmont if they figure out funding

Covid hasn't derailed plans for light rail. right now there are plans for light rail to Ballantyne, Matthews, the airport and Belmont. The committee is not only exploring light rail, but road and bike path improvements.More...
Marijuana in N.C.?

72.5% of North Carolina's residents support  legalization of marijuana for medical purposes, but only the state legislature can approve it. Marijuana gained legal ground in five states in this last election, and eventually it will be legal in NC.  More...
Support your local charity!

Give your favorite local charity a shout out in next weeks newsletter! Send your info in 50 words or less and we'll relay your shout out to the GA audience. Email your info to:  [email protected]
The Panthers had permission for extra seating for fans, but it didn't help. The Panthers got walloped by the Bucs 46-23.  More...
Book a Tiny House in December

Getaway is a tiny house compound in Asheboro. Book a stay for $129 to $299 per night in December. More...
Congratulations to Matt Lichty, 2020 Cramer Mountain Club Match Play Champion!
The building that housed the popular Market Street Buffet & Bakery on 321 South  is for sale. More...
Thirsty Dog Close to Opening

Located in North Belmont, looks like Thirsty Dog is close to opening.  Scope it out...
(love the beagle!)
Is anyone else watching Schitt$ Creek on Netflix? Evidently a lot of you are! I hate the name, but if you need some comedic relief from politics and Covid- check it out! I know they are not real people, but some of the characters need to be slapped!
Researchers at UNC may have found a weakness in the virus

The mutation that helps the virus spread faster may actually be weakness.A new mutation of the virus causes an opening in one of the spikes, allowing it to more easily infect human cells, but it also leaves an open pathway that leaves it vulnerable. That pathway may leave an opening for antibodies, which vaccine makers hope to exploit.
 18 people dead in Gaston County

 Wear a mask!

 18 Gaston County People Have died of Covid-19 since last Tuesday

Active cases have shot up from 2348 to 2791. To date 5,996 have recovered, and we have had 8,959 positive tests. 172 people have died in Gaston County from the virus. The largest group of positive cases are in the 25-49 age group. See interactive graphic here...

Gaston County Jobs

Veterinary receptionist, Contract tracing rep $22-$24 per hour, Customer Service Rep $20-$25 per hour, Assistant store manager $20 per hour, and more.

Gaston jobs here...
Looking for employees? Did you know that  our "Who's Hiring in Gaston County?" is consistently one of our most clicked links? Contact us to find out more...
That's tomorrow folks!
Interested in becoming a featured partner and reaching people all across Gaston County? Our advertising team can help. Contact us today to talk about how we can help your business thrive.
Mans best friend
Meet Joy, she is a 4 month old Jack Russell Terrier mix. She is just the sweetest girl, she loves kids and loves to give kisses. Joy, as all JRT's, has lots and lots of energy. She will need an active family who can keep up with her.
Joy is spayed, microchipped and up to date on vaccines.

Email [email protected] for an application.
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