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2019 Belmont Sports Hall of Fame banquet  Gaston Gazette

In South Point High's long and successful athletic history, the school has produced four professional athletes. Two of them were inducted into the Belmont Sports ...



Perry Fewell named Panthers secondary coach  WCNC.com

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that veteran coach and North Carolina native Perry Fewell has been hired as the ...



Local players to make a big difference in the National Championship game  WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - As you watch the National Championship game tonight between Clemson and Alabama, you may hear a few names that you have ...



Photos: John Clark Best of 2018 Photos  Gaston Gazette

Ashbrook's Joe Palmer fields a ground ball hit up the middle during their game against Stuart Cramer April 20 at Ashbrook High School. [JOHN CLARK/THE ...



On the calendar - Entertainment & Life  Gaston Gazette

SUNDAY Gaston County Organization for Community Concerts Mass Choir rehearsal: 5 to 6 p.m., Saint Stephens A.M.E. Zion Church, 201 W. Franklin Blvd., ...



Photos: Mike Hensdill Best of 2018 Photos  Gaston Gazette

Lauren Osborne fires his flintlock musket Saturday morning during the Schiele Museum's annual Harvest Day event. [Mike Hensdill/The Gaston Gazette]. [2/100].



Finalists named for Gaston County Teacher of the Year  Gaston Gazette

Five finalists have been named for Gaston County Schools Teacher of the Year 2019-2020.The nominees include teachers from Warlick Academy, Hunter Huss, ...



182 households being built around Belmonts Harris Teeter  Gaston Gazette

The first big wave of a new mixed-use development in Belmont crashed last year, bringing a long-awaited new grocery store and shopping center along South ...



Miss South Point Pageant set for Feb. 17  Gaston Gazette

South Point High School holds its annual Miss South Point Scholarship Pageant at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Gerald Cortner Auditorium at the school, 906 ...



Belmont students walk out protest gun violence  Gaston Gazette

About a dozen students at South Point High in Belmont walked out of the school Tuesday afternoon to protest gun violence in the wake of last week's mass ...



Photos: State of Football - Gaston County Middle Schools  Gaston Gazette

Belmont's Aaron Chaney, 10, celebrates with Cam Medlock, 44, after he scored a touchdown during their game against Mount Holly Wednesday afternoon at ...



4-star WR sees Gamecocks for second time this season  247Sports

Ray Grier staked South Point High School (Belmont, N.C.) to a 14-0 lead last Friday night before the offense even stepped onto the field. The 4-star wide ...



He was an outsider growing up. Now he’s been named one of the best teachers in the US.  The Charlotte Observer

Gaston County high school teacher Bobbie Cavnar, named the nation's top teacher by the NEA Foundation, says he's happy teaching Shakespeare to teens.



Charlotte Talks: Nation's Top Public School Teacher Is From Gaston County  WFAE

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 The nation's top teacher, Bobbie Cavnar, from South Point High in Belmont talks about excellence in teaching and why, after.



McNeals big night keys North Gaston past South Point  Gaston Gazette

North Gaston found a cure for its shooting woes in a visit to Belmont.



South Point vs. Shelby: A look at six of the best games in the rivalrys history  Gaston Gazette

Schools that have won the most conference and state championships in their respective counties have had many memorable matchups.



South Point football preview: New coach, title-winning returners give Raiders high hopes  Gaston Gazette

BELMONT - South Point High frequently uses the phrase "Tradition never graduates" when describing its football program.Well, in a year in which a coach and ...



Location determined for new Belmont middle school  Gaston Gazette

A location has been determined to build Belmont's new middle school.On Monday, Gaston's public school board agreed unanimously to purchase a 78-acre ...



Art and basketball: How a painting of South Point coach Kody Kubbs made its way into the Red Raiders’ student section  Gaston Gazette

BELMONT — It's part mad scientist, part Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. At South Point High School, they call it “the Kubbs face.”“Apparently I make that face a lot ...



Adam Hodge named new South Point football head coach  Gaston Gazette

The 2004 South Point graduate and former defensive coordinator takes over for Mickey Lineberger, who retired in January.



Gaston teacher steps into classroom for 50th year  Gaston Gazette

For the past 50 years, her passion for teaching has been rivaled only by an enduring devotion to her students.Mamie Chisholm begins her day shortly after 5 ...



Architect selected for new Belmont middle school  Gaston Gazette

Belmont's new middle school will be designed by the same architect as the new Stanley Middle School.The Gaston County Board of Education agreed last week ...



Clemsons Tanner Muse comes home  Gaston Gazette

Safety from N.C. turns focus to Pitt and ACC Championship in Charlotte.



Thompson, Armitage have big days for Southwest; Holbrook rolls in middle school football action  Gaston Gazette

A look at what transpired in local sports on Aug. 29, 2018.



Hoops & Halos moving to Charlottes Spectrum Center  Gaston Gazette

Dec. 1 event will include Ashbrook, Forestview, North Gaston, South Point, Lincolnton and Lincoln Charter.



Photos: PHOTOS: Miss South Point  Gaston Gazette

South Point High School holds its annual Miss South Point Scholarship Pageant 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Gerald Cortner Auditorium at the school, 906 ...



South Points winningest basketball season in school history ends in state playoffs  Gaston Gazette

BELMONT - In a game befitting the highly-competitive nature of Southwestern Conference basketball this season, South Point's best season in school history ...



Cavnar named nation’s top public school teacher  Gaston Gazette

The NEA Foundation has named South Point High teacher Bobbie Cavnar its top educator in the nation. Cavnar was named the 2018 recipient of the NEA ...



School investigating photo of purported noose at South Point High  WBTV

An investigation is underway after a photo showing a purported noose at South Point High School began circulating online.



State of football: Gaston County middle school coaches already adapting to rapidly changing game  Gaston Gazette

A proving ground for young talents, middle school football has been a fall mainstay in Gaston County. Yet as studies linking frequent football-related collisions ...



Reid High remembered 50 years after closing  Gaston Gazette

Well-wishes from President Barack Obama were just the icing on the cake for a sentimental gathering 50 years after the closing of Reid High School.Belmont's ...



Former Gaston County teacher pleads guilty to sex with high school student  Charlotte Observer

A former Gaston County teacher, who pleaded guilty to having sex with an 18-year-old student, will avoid jail time and instead serve two years of probation and ...



2017 Belmont Sports Hall of Fame is on Oct. 24  Gaston Gazette

Duke baseball coach Chris Pollard featured speaker as former South Point standouts Devon Lowery, Stephen Cowie and Rick Cherry and South Point's 2011 ...



Baseball was the story of 2017 Belmont Sports Hall of Fame  Gaston Gazette

Rick Cherry, Stephen Cowie, Devon Lowery, 2011 South Point baseball team inducted after speech from Duke baseball coach Chris Pollard. BELMONT - On ...



6 new retailers coming to Belmont shopping center  Gaston Gazette

Belmont's newest shopping center will be a one-stop shop for food, fuel and personal grooming.The developer of Belmont Town Center has announced which ...



Stuart Cramer girls soccer pulls upset at conference rival Crest  Gaston Gazette

South Point girls soccer continues its winning ways with big first round playoff win, and North Lincoln baseball uses fifth inning flurry to remain alive.



South Point football coach Mickey Lineberger retires  Gaston Gazette

Lineberger's career in coaching spanned 40 years. He went 70-15 in six seasons as South Point head football coach, and led the Raiders to the 3A state title this ...



Carrie Elizabeth Carpenter and Chad Eric Parker exchange vows  Gaston Gazette

Carrie Elizabeth Carpenter, of Bessemer City, and Chad Eric Parker, of Belmont, were married on Saturday, June 9, at 6 p.m., at the Daniel Stowe Botanical ...



Belmont Harris Teeter begins hiring  Gaston Gazette

Belmont's newest grocery store won't open until fall, but is already beginning to fill its staffing needs.The new Harris Teeter at the Belmont Town Center shopping ...



Erin Black and Bradley Guffie announce December wedding  Gaston Gazette

Erin Taylor Black and Bradley Devan Guffie announce their engagement.Erin is the daughter of Kenneth and Glenda Black of Stanley, N.C., and Mike and Angie ...



Reunion news  Gaston Gazette

FAMILY REUNIONS Gettys reunion: 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, Duncan's Creek Presbyterian, 1658 Duncans Creek Road, Ellenboro. Bring a covered dish dinner.



New deal brewing for Belmont middle school land  Gaston Gazette

After months of controversy, a new plan to build a middle school in Belmont is afoot.Belmont City Council will meet Monday to discuss a developing plan for the ...



Former Belmont teacher back in jail after threatening detective  FOX 46 Charlotte

A former Belmont High School teacher and registered sex offender is behind bars again. Jason Scott Webb is accused of threatening the police officer who put ...



Wrong-way driver dies, kills Belmont woman  Gaston Gazette

A wrong-way wreck on the I-485 Inner Loop early Saturday morning left two people dead, including a 22-year-old Belmont woman. The wreck occurred around ...



Cramertons Perry Fewell returns home to support charity named in his honor  Gaston Gazette

CRAMERTON - Since 2013, Perry Fewell's South Point High Class of 1980 classmates have used a community run to raise money for a scholarship for a South ...



Friends, family remember killed Belmont man  Gaston Gazette

When nobody else was willing to show her the ropes, Kayla Watkins leaned on Jacob Lucas to introduce her to Belmont.The two met in fifth grade and almost ...



Teacher Of The Year Victimized 18-Year-Old Male With Sex In Steamy Car, Cops Say  Daily Caller

This week's female high school teacher busted for allegedly having sex in a steamy car with a fully adult male student is Teika Watkins Helton. Helton, 45, is a ...



Belmont Harris Teeter to open this month  Gaston Gazette

The new Harris Teeter grocery store in Belmont will open in less than two weeks.The grocery-chain announced that its new location at 905 South Point Road will ...



Meet your school board candidates  Gaston Gazette

Eleven candidates applied to fill the vacant South Point Township seat on the Gaston County Board of Education.On Monday, Feb. 19, the school board will ...



Students react after coach is arrested in child predator sting | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Soccer players at South Point High School in Belmont Saturday talked to Channel 9 about their coach, who was arrested in a major police sting to catch child ...



Vols offer South Carolina OL commit, North Carolina OL  247Sports

First-year Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's staff extended offers Wednesday to a handful of players, including a pair of offensive linemen in the 2019 class.



4 years, 5 sex charges for school employees  Gaston Gazette

Five Gaston County school employees have been charged with sex offenses against students in the last four years.



Belmont Middle School football team heads to postseason without conceding a point all year (photos)  Gaston Gazette

BELMONT – Near the end of Wednesday's middle school football game between W.C. Friday and Belmont, the Cavaliers advanced the ball into opponent ...



Belmonts Stowe Park getting new look  Gaston Gazette

Belmont is preparing for its upcoming concert and festival season by making improvements to Stowe Park in its downtown area.The park, which stretches along ...



Cold weather? South Point-Hibriten wont be anything like 1979  Gaston Gazette

LENOIR - When South Point visits Hibriten on Friday in the Western N.C. 3A title game, weather forecasters are predicting the coldest temperatures of the fall.



Community reacts to Belmont school land deal decision  Gaston Gazette

By a 5-2 vote Friday, Gaston County commissioners authorized the county's school board to apply for the necessary permits to construct a new Belmont middle ...



Southwestern conference returning to historical roots  Gaston Gazette

GASTONIA - When the latest North Carolina High School Athletic Association realignment kicks in this season, some South Point and East Gaston fans are ...



NEW: Police says teacher admitted to sex, but said it began after graduation (video)  Gaston Gazette

Police allege a former Belmont teacher told investigators her sexual affair with a student occurred after the student graduated. Investigators say the former ...



NC Students Tackle Gun Reform In Wake Of Florida Shooting  Charlotte, NC Patch

Florida Shooting Prompts NC Students To Protest - Charlotte, NC - Students across NC rallied, brainstormed and walked out of class Tuesday.



Ethan Shell, Evan Mauldin lead South Point past North Gaston for tourney title  Gaston Gazette

BELMONT -- The South Point baseball team could not advance its position in the state playoffs this week, but the Red Raiders still wanted to play well in the Big ...



Ethical questions and cost put new Belmont middle school land deal in jeopardy  Gaston Gazette

Some school board members and county commissioners are raising questions about Gaston County Schools' decision to spend $5.1 million for property to build ...



Belmont middle school land plan stalls, again  Gaston Gazette

Plans for a new middle school in Belmont have again stalled.Gaston County's school board met Friday intending to approve using $485000 in taxpayer money ...



NC Teacher of the Year goes back to school  Gaston Gazette

He drove more than 40000 miles and flew thousands more to advocate for public education in North Carolina.The William Shakespeare bobble-head doll ...



Harris Teeter sets opening date for newest Charlotte-area store  The Charlotte Observer

The wait is almost over: Harris Teeter is opening its newest Charlotte-area store in Belmont on Oct. 24.



Having never started a game before, Tanner Muse now poised to play big role with Clemson defense  Charleston Post Courier

CLEMSON — Tanner Muse knows he can't get them all tickets, but come Saturday, when the Clemson safety makes his first collegiate start, he might have more ...



Local native opens new skin care business in Gastonia  Gaston Gazette

Despite being one of the most important organs of the human body, the skin is arguably one of the least respected.Between taking all-around abuse from ...



As a kid in NC, she ‘couldn’t Google gay stuff.’ On TV, she’s out — and a rising star.  The Charlotte Observer

Fortune Feimster never set out from Belmont to become a star. But her college graduation speech sparked a series of fortunate events that led her to Hollywood, ...



Traffic jams brewing in southeast Gaston County  Gaston Gazette

When developers see southeast Gaston County on a map, they see dollar signs and untapped potential.



NCHSAA names 8 to Hall of Fame  HighSchoolOT

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the new eight-member Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The group of eight was ...



Photos: Middle School Football Championships  Gaston Gazette

(Photos Mike Hensdill/The Gaston Gazette ) Grier Middle School took on the Belmont Middle School for the middle school football championship Thursday ...



Commissioners not sold on land deal for Belmont middle school  Gaston Gazette

Gaston County commissioners, who control the county's purse strings, delivered harsh criticism and a serious blow to the school board's plan to build a new ...



Teacher charged with soliciting a child (updated)  Gaston Gazette

A local school teacher has been charged with soliciting a minor online for sex. Jason Scott Webb is one of 17 men netted in a sting operation targeting child ...



Game of the Week Preview: Shelby visits South Point for the second time in three weeks  Gaston Gazette

BELMONT – Just 13 days after the state announced the high school football state tournament seedings, a defending state champion is guaranteed to fall on ...



Photos: PHOTOS: John Clark Images from 2017  Gaston Gazette

Ashbrook's Justin Lucas and Emmanuel Rhyne watch as Hunter Huss' Antwanez Barnett falls down after he was fouled going after a rebound during their game ...



Commission chairman wants to investigate school board  Gaston Gazette

The controversy surrounding the location of where the new Belmont middle school could be built continues to cause friction.Some members of the Gaston ...



Gaston schools make gains  Gaston Gazette

Gaston's public schools performed slightly better overall on end-of-year tests and school performance grades, according to data released from the State ...



The Morehead-Cain Foundation announces its Class of 2022  UNC News

For immediate release. The Morehead-Cain Foundation announces its Class of 2022. (Chapel Hill, N.C.— April 27, 2018) – The Morehead-Cain Foundation, ...



3 Mecklenburg County stars to play in Shrine Bowl Saturday  The Charlotte Observer

Three Mecklenburg County stars will play in the annual all-star game Saturday.



MMA fighter from NC gets unexpected benefit from bathroom incident on live TV  Charlotte Observer

The puns have been merciless since an MMA fighter from Cramerton had the unfortunate experience of defecating during a match Sunday in Oklahoma City, ...



Teen wrestler breaks collarbone during practice, two coaches fired  WBTV

Two wrestling coaches have been fired from their coaching jobs in Gaston County after a 10th grade wrestler suffered a broken bone during a practice last week.



Deer Shack a labor of love for Lee Spargo  Gaston Gazette

Lee Spargo is a man who truly enjoys his job, which is a good thing considering that from just before Thanksgiving until just before Christmas he often works 20 ...



Outside agency investigating Belmont land deal  Gaston Gazette

An outside agency is investigating Gaston's public school board. Gaston County Manager Earl Mathers sent an email to county commissioners Tuesday ...



Gaston high schools name valedictorians and salutatorians  Gaston Gazette

Gaston County Schools has 33 students in the Class of 2016 who have achieved valedictorian or salutatorian honors. Each valedictorian and salutatorian was ...



Holy Angels pays tribute to volunteers  Gaston Gazette

Holy Angels presented the 2017 Volunteer Awards, during its 27th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet recently.Regina Moody, Holy Angels President/CEO, ...



Police: Sex offender, former teacher threatened investigator again  Gaston Gazette

A registered sex offender and former South Point High School English teacher is back behind bars after once again allegedly threatening a detective who ...



What’s the status of construction on the Harris Teeter in Belmont?  Charlotte Observer

Belmont residents are likely wondering what is going on with the new Harris Teeter on South Point Road. Work on the building was supposed to begin earlier ...



Dancing fundraiser hits 10th anniversary in the ballroom  Gaston Gazette

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Gaston has announced the contestants for its 10th annual Dancing for Future Stars fundraiser.Eight local celebrities, most with ...



Prayers for injured Belmont Police captain  Gaston Gazette

About a dozen people were seated in prayer for Belmont Police Capt. Basil Jefferson Marett soon after the church he frequented opened its doors.Park Street ...



50th Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Cozart  Gaston Gazette

William Rhett Cozart Jr. and Karen Cunningham Cozart of Belmont celebrated their golden wedding anniversary over Thanksgiving aboard the cruise ship, ...



Mount Holly doctor is N.C. Family Physician of the Year  Charlotte Observer

Dr. Lee A. Beatty, of Riverbend Family Practice in Mount Holly, has been named North Carolina's 2016 Family Physician of the Year by the North Carolina ...



Killer sentenced to less than 6 years  Gaston Gazette

The Mount Holly teenager who shot and killed a young Belmont man is expected to walk free from prison before his 25th birthday.Caleb Joseph Van Arsdale, 19, ...



CCC&TI Women's Basketball team signs several talented players from across the area  Caldwell Journal

HUDSON, NC (May 30, 2018)…The Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Women's Basketball team has signed several talented players from ...



Teens Changing Gaston County welcomes new members  Gaston Gazette

Teens Changing Gaston County has welcomed nine new members to their existing board.New applicants were asked to submit an essay with their application ...



Living the dream: Clemson football assistant Kyle Richardson says title run was more than he could have expected  Gaston Gazette

A 1996 South Point High graduate, Richardson coached state championship teams at Rock Hill's Northwestern High before joining Dabo Swinney's coaching ...



As a kid in NC, she 'couldn't Google gay stuff.'  QNotes

Fortune Feimster is wearing a pretty blue cardigan, bright red lipstick and dangly earrings, and she's doing her best to pretend she's not a lesbian. It's a scene ...



Meet your New Teacher of the Year finalists  Gaston Gazette

They're green in experience, but big in results.Four teachers of elementary-aged children and one middle school teacher have been nominated as finalists for ...



And your Teacher of the Year is ...  Gaston Gazette

Four employees captured the most prestigious awards presented by Gaston County Schools during the 2016 Evening of Excellence ceremony. The program ...



Five more schools get new principals  Gaston Gazette

Five familiar faces will take over top jobs with Gaston County Schools effective July 1. They join six new principals announced last month by Gaston County ...



United Church Homes & Services Helps Grant a Dream for an 89-Year-Old Former Cheerleader  PR Web

Newton, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 15, 2015 -- An 89-year-old had her dreams of cheering again come true this week. A resident at Abernethy Laurels.



Bigger than just this building  Gaston Gazette

Loray Athletic Club becomes first business to open in redeveloped textile mill.



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