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Hello Tuesday, it's David. Today is National North Carolina Day! For a thousand useless points, what do the two dates on the North Carolina flag mean? (*Answer at the end of today's newsletter)

Today we will have sunshine and a few clouds, and a high of 85. Tonight  will be clear and 57.

Trinity Capital Advisors is developing Delta Industrial Park in Gastonia, which is being marketed at around 876,000 square feet.

Two million square square feet in industrial project coming to Gaston County?

Tonight the Gaston County commissioners will consider incentives for Trinity Capital Advisors and The Keith Corp. Their combined investment would be $106.5 million, and would both be close to Interstate 85.

The commissioners will consider level four incentive grants, the value of which is not clear at this time.
The Gaston Community Foundation 13th largest in Charlotte Metro area

The Gaston Community Foundation is the 13th largest among it's peers in the Charlotte Metro area. With assets totaling $92.75 million, the foundation has given away over $6.8 million in last fiscal year, making the 14th most active.
The foundation was started in 1978 with the remainder of the assets of the closed Garrison General Hospital. Ernest Sumner is the current Executive Director.
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Cotton Ginning Days now  Heritage & Harvest Days

Heritage & Harvest Days will take place Oct. 8-10 at Dallas Park in Dallas. Free admission and free parking. There will also be a "Parade of Power" at 9 a.m. through downtown Dallas Friday the 8th, and again in Dallas Park on Saturday the 9th at 12 p.m. The parade will feature beautifuly  restored antique tractors .
Hickory Grove Haunted Trail

For more than 20 years the Hickory Grove Haunted Trail has been scaring Gaston County residents - all in good fun!  The Trail was started by Chad Drury and friends, and Eric Woodward joined in the second year. For years they gave money to Habitat, the fire department, and schools, but now it's a full time business.They were unable ti host the Haunted Trail last year because of COVID, but ticket sales are strong so far this season.

The trail is open  October 1st- 31st. More... Tickets are $20, children 6 and under are free (based on parents discretion)
Panthers are 3-0, beating the Texans 24-9

The Panthers beat the Texans last Thursday in Texas. The Texans were unable to run the ball against the Panthers, although the Texans did get a solid performance from rookie QB Davis Mills in his first career start. The Panthers play the Dallas Cowboys Sunday at 1 Pm in Dallas.
The Stanley Pentecostal Holiness Church in Stanly just finished up a 3 week fund raising run of their Hee Haw performances. The music was top notch, and the performances were absolutely hilarious! Great job guys and gals!

Mount Holly was packed and rocking Friday night! There must be a ton of Eagles fans out there!

Next up Oct. 8th: REO Survivor (REO Speedwagon tribute)
Muddy River Distillery places 4th in USA Today List

Muddy River Distillery in Belmont has placed 4th in the USA Today 10Best Readers Awards. 
They currently offer versions of spiced, coconut and basil rum as well as  Silver Rum and its barrel-aged Queen Charlotte’s Reserve.
Recent changes in NC law have allowed the distillery to sell directly from their facility, and also will allow Sunday sales beginning October 3rd.

Holiday book shortage?

Do you give or gift books for the holidays? Looking to pick up some holiday reading? You might want to pick up those books now. 
The difficulties stem from supply chain disruptions, including  overseas printing, high transportation costs and labor shortages.

Expect popular books and wall calendars, such as the Ansel Adams calendar, to be most impacted.

Thursday September 30: Time Sawyer

Friday October 1st: Dawes
Saturday October 2nd: Hiss Golden Messenger

Hosting an event?

Let us help you get the word out- purchase an event listing!
Country Fest returns to Stanley

Oct 01, 5:00 PM  until: Rides
Oct 02, 8:00 AM -until: Country Fest

Country Fest begins on a Friday evening in early October and ends Saturday evening on Main Street in Downtown Stanley. Country Fest includes carnival rides, live music, food and local vendors.
Covid numbers trending positive in Gaston County
Mount Holly's Plein-Air event a success!
"Pleine-air: denoting or in the manner of a 19th-century style of painting outdoors, or with a strong sense of the open air, that became a central feature of French impressionism."

Mount Holly's 3rd annual Pleine-air event culminated with a reception and silent auction Saturday night. Thanks to everyone who participated!
 Gaston County Jobs

Production laborer in KM $18.44hr, Accounts payable $18hr, Plastic mfg $17hr, Temp Call Center-work at home $15 hr, and more.

See Gaston County  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...
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Email [email protected] for an application.

* Symbolism. It bears the dates of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence (May 20, 1775) and of the Halifax Resolves (April 12, 1776), documents that place North Carolina at the forefront of the American independence movement. Both dates also appear on the Seal of North Carolina.
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