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“Don’t feel bad, Gastonia. Every town has a little sister to pick on. “In Raleigh they poke fun at….” — From “Does Gaston County have an image problem?” by Adam Orr in the Gaston Gazette, Jan. 24 (h/t, John L. Robinson)  

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— Click away a leisurely afternoon with these 206 images of Asheville from the Library of Congress. — “The Nylon Capital of the World… need not embellish its past with a bogus story about Leonidas Polk.” — The distinctive architecture of Gaston County’s oldest building “came down the Great Wagon Road.” — Hugh McColl Jr. […]

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A few words with Michael Hill, coordinator of the N.C. Highway Historical Marker Program: Of the 7 markers approved in the last round, 5 recognize blacks and 1 a Cherokee. Is the marker advisory committee playing catch-up? Is this a formal policy? We have no established policy but rather operate based primarily on what comes […]

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