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Special note to our readers and advertisers: We are announcing today, that next weeks issue of The Weekly Post will be the last issue we publish. The decision to close The Weekly Post has been a tough and bittersweet decision. We have published this newspaper for 42 years. We love Stanly County and
The Weekly Post | Nov 18, 2015 01:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Preschoolers learn about occupations Felicia Buff, a pharmacy technician from Medical Pharmacy of Locust, visited Locust Library story time Monday morning to teach preschoolers about pharmacies and what pharmacists do. The lesson was part of Novembers story time theme Occupations.Preschool s
The Weekly Post | Nov 18, 2015 01:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Midland council postpones sewer project By Natalie Lloyd After reviewing bids during Tuesdays meeting, the Midland Town Council chose not to move forward with the Cabarrus Acres Phase Two sewer expansion project. James Hoy spoke during public comment expressing concerns about the project. Hoy s
The Weekly Post | Nov 18, 2015 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Red Cross citizens voice opposition to proposed LUP amendment By Natalie Lloyd During a public hearing Monday evening, Red Cross citizens spoke against a proposed zoning text amendment to the Land Use Development Plan. The proposed amendment involved the land along the NC Hwy 24-27 corridor which is currently design
The Weekly Post | Nov 18, 2015 01:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Commissioner Efird seeks towns support for sales tax increase By Natalie Lloyd During the November meeting of the Locust City Council, Stanly County Commissioner Scott Efird spoke in support of a quarter-cent sales tax increase. The referendum will appear on the ballot during the presidential primary election in Mar
The Weekly Post | Nov 18, 2015 01:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Election results in new faces, new laws By Natalie Lloyd Tuesdays municipal election resulted in new faces for town councils in both Western Stanly County and Midland. Voters ousted incumbents on both Oakboro and Stanfield councils in favor of opponents. Write-in candidates also took a signific
The Weekly Post | Nov 6, 2015 2:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Weekly Post will miss Joyce Lavene It is with great sadness we report the passing of our former Weekly Post reporter and friend Joyce Lavene. Joyce reported for The Weekly Post and our sister paper The Mint Hill Times tirelessly. She attended up to six different town meetings a month for u
The Weekly Post | Oct 28, 2015 7:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Election Day is Nov. 3 By Natalie Lloyd Election Day is quickly approaching with just a few days left to research candidates and make informed voting decisions. Voters can cast a ballot for municipal offices on Tuesday, November 3. Polling places will be open from 6:30 am to 7:
The Weekly Post | Oct 28, 2015 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Suspects arrested in grave vandalism case Three Stanly County teens were arrested Friday after authorities identified them as suspects in the vandalism of 33 graves and several windows at Running Creek Primitive Baptist Church. The damage, pictured above, follows two other local vandalism inciden
The Weekly Post | Oct 28, 2015 7:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oakboro approves proposal to honor Alan Smith at park By Leah Schmalz Former mayor Joyce Little presented a proposal to honor Alan Smith at the park during public comment session at Octobers town council meeting. Little said she collaborated with Annabelle Morgan and Bud Smith to determine the best placement
The Weekly Post | Oct 28, 2015 7:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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