From Gaston Gazette :

Belmont’s tourism officials want people to know it as the Charlotte suburb “Where Southern Charm Blossoms.”

That slogan may evoke images of spring, but the city’s marketers want to make sure visitors swing by during the winter, too. As of the middle of last month, the Belmont Tourism Development Authority is pitching the city of about 10,000 people on Gaston County’s eastern edge as “a twinkling winter wonderland.”

Normally, when it comes to holiday tourism in Gaston County, McAdenville reigns supreme with its hallmark “Christmas Town USA” light displays….

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