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Hello Tuesday, it's David. Today is September 7th. Hope you had a great Labor Day with lots of family, fun, and cookouts!

Today it will be mostly sunny and warm,with a high of 85. Tonight it will be mostly cloudy,  with a low of 66.

Mount Holly Street Party

Mount Holly was packed last Friday night. It was food truck Friday, and Gary Lowder & Smokin' Hot kept the crowd dancing all evening. This Friday "Watchtower "will be performing- ( a Dave Matthews tribute band.)
Airbnb Tree houses within driving distance
Who doesn't love a tree house? They are fun, whimsical, and come in adult sizes too!
Check out these Airbnb's that where you can get your inner kid on!
Summer Peach Galette
Thei summer galette is easier than pie, and can be made with peaches, or any other seasonal fruit you have on hand. (I can't wait to try apple) Vanilla ice cream is a must! (A galette is essentially a free form tart or pastry) Here...
New indy film wraps production in Gastonia
A new independent film directed by Ashleigh Curry, entitled "Toni, Mamie, Connie" has finished production and will soon be submitted to film festivals across the country.

The film, set in the 1950's, is centered around three women before a pivotal baseball game with the Indianapolis clowns.

Check out behind the scenes and more on their Faceook page here. Or Instagram  @toni.mamie.connie

Live music Mt. Holly Friday Night

September 10: Watchtower (Dave Matthews tribute band)

Thursday September 9: The red Clay Strays

Friday September 10: Tall Tall Trees
Saturday September 11: Rachel Baiman


Hosting an event?

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October  Salad

You may know that the folks from the Pita Wheel now own Doffer's Canteen in Cramerton. Pictured above is their October Salad:
Diced sweet potatoes, whole black beans, pickled red onions, pickled cucumbers, Roma tomatoes, Monterrey jack cheese, crunchy tortilla strips on a bed of mixed greens. They also have their beer permit.
Kids eat free!

From our friends at Gaston Outside, here's a list of Kids Eat Free and family specials from some of the best local spots.
Oops, our link didn't work last week-sorry!

An unexpected blessing...

Sometimes blessings are just waiting to be discovered, even when your heart is broken. more...

by Debi Cloninger McDaniel
Covid Metrics
Gaston Covid cases surge

Gaston county has has 32,897 cases of Covid, and 476 deaths.

We currently have 136 hospitalized and 5 on a ventilator.

North Carolina has approximately a  61% fully vaccinated rate.

Belmont one of three areas for Charlotteans to consider outside Charlotte

According to the Charlotte Business Journal, Belmont is one of three areas for Charlotte homebuyers to consider outside of Charlotte.

“Beautiful Belmont has a historic charm to it with amazing shops, restaurants and parks, including Kevin Loftin Riverfront Park and Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden,” said Debbie Carpenter Scarborough of Debbie Carpenter & Associates at Keller Williams Ballantyne-Area.

The median home price in Belmont is $397,350, well below Mecklenburg County.

Jobs with Gaston County

Executive project manager, payroll tech, automotive tech, EMT various positions.Animal care vet tech, 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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Meet your new best friend!
Hello! This is Snow, a mixed German shepherd! Snow is 2 years old is a very healthy baby boy. Snow is super loving and loves attention. Snow is a slightly cautious of new people because of how he was raised prior to me adopting him. However, he is such an awesome dog! Snow is being rehomed due to a time and caring abilities. He definitely deserves a home that will love on him endlessly! If you have any questions please let me know. Thank you :) More...
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