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History of Gastonia

Gastonia is named for William Gaston, member of the North Carolina Supreme Court.[6] Historic Downtown The City Hospital-Gaston Memorial Hospital, Craig Farmstead, Downtown Gastonia Historic District, First National Bank Building, Gaston County Courthouse, Gastonia High School, David Jenkins House, Loray Mill Historic District, Robinson-Gardner Building, Third National Bank Building, and William J. Wilson House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[7][8] The Loray Mill strike of 1929 in Gastonia was […]

James Worthy

James Ager Worthy (born February 27, 1961) is an American former professional basketball player who is currently a commentator, television host, and analyst.[1]Named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History, “Big Game James” was a seven-time NBA All-Star, three-time NBA champion, and the 1988 NBA Finals MVPwith the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A standout at the University of North Carolina, the […]

Gaston College

Gaston College is a community college in Dallas, North Carolina. Serving Gaston County and Lincoln County, Gaston College enrolls over 5,000 students each term in curriculum programs and about 16,000 students in continuing education programs. As part of the statewide North Carolina Community College System, Gaston College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees.[1] Gaston College was granted a charter […]

The Gaston Gazette

The Gaston Gazette is a newspaper based in Gastonia, North Carolina. The newspaper was owned by Freedom Communications until 2012, when Freedom sold its Florida and North Carolina papers to Halifax Media Group. In 2015, Halifax was acquired by New Media Investment Group.[1] Its editorial position is generally conservative, and sometimes libertarian. Among the syndicated columnists whose columns it runs are Thomas […]

History of Graham NC

Graham is a city in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. It is part of the Burlington, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census the population was 14,153.[4] It is the county seat of Alamance County.[5] Graham was laid out in 1849 as the county seat of the newly formed Alamance County, and was incorporated as a town in 1851; it became […]

Alamance County Courthouse

The current Alamance County Courthouse that sits on the National Register of Historic Places, began construction in 1923 and was opened to the public on November 23, 1924, at a cost of $253,925.82.[7] The courthouse was built in the Classical Revival style and features terracotta stonework, dental tooth molding, and metal-masonry floors. The courthouse originally housed the court system, county […]

Alamance Battleground

Alamance Battleground is a North Carolina State Historic Site commemorating the Battle of Alamance. The historic site is located south of Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina in the United States.[2] The Battle of Alamance was fought in May 1771 as part of the War of the Regulation between the forces of Royal Governor William Tryon and a band of settlers from western North Carolina who were dissatisfied with […]

history of huntersville

Huntersville is a large suburban town in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States.[3] A part of the Charlotte metropolitan area, the population was 46,773 at the 2010 census, and had increased to 52,704 according to the 2015 census annual estimate, making Huntersville the 17th largest municipality in North Carolina. It is located 14 mi (23 km) north of Charlotte. It is […]