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Hatley family reunion Sunday, June 14 The Hatley Reunion (descendents of Hardy Hatley) will be Sunday, June 14, at Hatleys’ Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Oakboro. The reunion will begin at 1 pm. Family and friends are encouraged to come, bringing a covered dish and a lawn chair.
The Weekly Post | Jun 9, 2015 1:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Quilting for Project Linus By Natalie Lloyd The first Friday of each month, the West Stanly Senior Center in Locust hosts a quilting workshop from 10 am to 3 pm. During the workshops, ladies volunteer their time and sewing skills to create handmade quilts to donate to Project Linus
The Weekly Post | Jun 9, 2015 1:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Veteran Outreach continues: Black-Phillips American Legion Post 433 — Midland Veteran Service Officer, (VSO) Bob Downer, has arranged for an access ramp to be provided for Chris Paetz, a U.S. Navy veteran. On Monday, June 1, a team effort collected the necessary materials and set about designing the ramp, located on Pond Road in Lo
The Weekly Post | Jun 9, 2015 1:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
School Board votes to delay consolidation, redistricting plans By Natalie Lloyd During their June meeting, the Stanly County Board of Education unanimously voted to delay a decision on school consolidation and redistricting plans for one year. No schools will close for the 2015-2016 school year. The boards decision w
The Weekly Post | Jun 9, 2015 1:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
15 fun things to do with kids this summer By Natalie Lloyd School is out and long, lazy days of summer relaxation are here. Wait a minute. Every parens knows summer isnt relaxing, not with the kids bouncing off the walls and screaming Im bored! Summer days can be trying as parents work to keep ac
The Weekly Post | Jun 9, 2015 1:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stanfield reflects on success of Read with a Cop By Leah Schmalz At the May council meeting, Stanfield Police Chief Corey Faggart reported on the Read with a Cop program, which just ended for the school year. I think there was only one child that didnt participate, Faggart said. All the ones that partic
The Weekly Post | Jun 9, 2015 1:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VFW recognizes two outstanding teachers By Natalie Lloyd Last week, two Stanly County teachers were recognized for their accomplishments in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Teacher of the Year award contest. Teachers committed to teaching patriotism to their students can be nominated to compete for
The Weekly Post | Jun 9, 2015 1:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gold Mine to hold panning contest June 13 Folks from across the state will be searching for gold in them hills at Reed Gold Mine on June 13. The 26th Annual Pan-O-Lympics, also known as the North Carolina Open Gold Panning Competition, will be underway. There will be fun, prizes and activities fo
The Weekly Post | Jun 9, 2015 1:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shop farmers markets for homegrown, handmade items By Natalie Lloyd Summer is a great time to shop local farmers markets for farm-fresh produce. Berries, tomatoes, zucchini, squash and cucumbers are just a few of the items in season this time of year. Shopping farmers markets can give a boost to the local
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Midland reviews budget draft, keeps sewer fee By Leah Schmalz The Weekly Post Midland council and staff met Wednesday to review the final version of the budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 before the public hearing on June 9 at 7 pm. The council discussed the sewer capital recovery fee of $8.50, which i
The Weekly Post | Jun 9, 2015 1:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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