What do you remember about October 1997? Personally, I was eleven and just starting middle school, but as the year progressed, I vaguely remember rumblings about things happening on Cramer Mountain and something about a velvet Elvis painting.
In today’s episode of the Gaston County History Minute, we go over some of the details of the October 4, 1997 Loomis Fargo Heist. You can access the episode by clicking on the picture above, or searching for Gaston Speaks on your preferred podcasting app. After listening, if you want to learn more about the crime, check out the provided transcript and sources by clicking here, or contact the new Local History & Genealogy Section of the Gaston County Public Library located on the 3rd floor of the Main Library on 1555 E. Garrison Blvd.
And share your Loomis Fargo Heist memories with us in the comments!