Every December, residents string up thousands of twinkling lights, transforming their Gaston County village into Christmas Town, USA.
South Main Cycles Restores a Treasured Family Bicycle from Cuba
Mechanics at a small shop in Belmont restored a beloved bike that followed a family from their old home in Cuba to their new one in Charlotte.
Meet the Maker: Lockman Pottery
In the Gaston County town of Dallas, potter Barry Lockman uses local materials to create artwork influenced by the natural world around him.
The Gas Station That Switched States
The gas station stayed in place, but its address shifted North.
The Last Ballad is a Voice From the Past
Wiley Cash's latest novel spins the tragic Loray textile mill strike in Gastonia into a tale that's harrowing and still timely.
Two Gaston County Residents are Reviving Their Community
In a forgotten corner of Gaston County, a pastor and his wife are trying to bring a tiny community back to life.
Meet The Most Patriotic Man in North Carolina
Americans love Old Glory. We proudly wave it, pledge our allegiance to it, and honor it as often as possible. But no one loves our flag more than John Andringa.
The Loray Mill Strike in Gastonia
Demands for higher pay and a 40-hour workweek ignite a furor in Gastonia in 1929.