Gaston Co. to spend $1.5 million on new vehicles

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Gaston County commissioners have given the green light to spend $1.5 million on new vehicles.

Most of the money -- $1.2 million -- will be used to buy cars, trucks, vans and ambulances. Another $311,000 will be used to buy equipment, pay for decals, taxes and title fees.

County leaders said this is a necessary investment that can't be delayed any longer.