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Golf Subsidy Costs Gastonia $1.2 Million in Five Years

Golf Subsidy Costs Gastonia $1.2 Million in Five Years

Gastonia should get out of the golf-course business and focus on providing essential city services. That’s the key recommendation in a new John Locke Foundation Spotlight report . “The Municipal Golf Course of Gastonia lost more than $1.2 million over the last five years,” said Dr. Michael […] “The Municipal Golf Course of Gastonia lost…

Gaston County Approves $250 Employee Vaccine Incentive

Gaston County Approves $250 Employee Vaccine Incentive

GASTONIA, N.C. — Gaston County employees will get $250 if they get vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 15. Additionally, if more than 75 percent of employees are vaccinated by October 15, those vaccinated will receive an additional $250. According to a news release, increasing vaccination rates among staff will […] Click here to view original…

Gastonia woman makes career of working with dummies

Gastonia woman makes career of working with dummies

A lot of people complain about working with dummies. Trish Dunn of Gastonia has made a career out of it. Dunn, currently on tour in the United Kingdom, works as a ventriloquist. The job involves more than just being able to talk without moving her lips, she says, adding […] Click here to view original…

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Do it for others’: Gastonia mayor asking for residents to get vaccinated as COVID case numbers rise   By Alex Giles Published: Jul. 30, 2021 at 12:15 AM EDT |Updated: 9 hours ago     GASTONIA, N.C. (WBTV) – Walker Reid, the mayor of Gastonia, is trying to encourage more people from his community to get the COVID-19…

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