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Goose control company moves to Stanfield By Natalie Lloyd If youve ever walked through a park and had to sidestep goose droppings or been hissed at by an aggressive mama goose, then you know first-hand the nuisance Canada geese can be. Not only an aggravation, bacteria filled goose droppings can
The Weekly Post | Jul 30, 2015 12:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oakboro hosts semi-pro football game By Natalie Lloyd Saturday afternoon, Oakboro District Park hosted a semi-pro football game between the Anson M-Pact and the Palmetto Havoc. The M-Pact team is based in Wadesboro and the Havoc team is based in Myrtle Beach. The teams compete in the Central
The Weekly Post | Jul 30, 2015 12:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
St. Jude Dream Home tickets on sale By Natalie Lloyd The St. Jude Dream Home in Locust is now up for grabs. Raffle tickets went on sale last week. The St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital Dream Home Giveaway is one of the largest annual fundraisers for the hospital. Around 30 dream homes wi
The Weekly Post | Jul 30, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oakboros revenues exceed expenditures By Leah Schmalz Oakboro Mayor Doug Burgess reported at the town council meeting on July 20 that revenues exceeded expenditures by $380,000 for fiscal year 2014-2015. Thats better than weve had in many, many years, and we thank you for that, said Commissio
The Weekly Post | Jul 30, 2015 11:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stanfield Mini Mart under new ownership By Natalie Lloyd The Stanfield Mini Mart, located at the corner of W. Stanly Street and Love Chapel Road, changed ownership July 1. New owners Diann Furr and Sandy Ferguson purchased the shop when previous owner Joy Snow retired. Snow owned the shop for 2
The Weekly Post | Jul 30, 2015 11:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Womans body found in Locust, suspect identified By Natalie Lloyd Investigators have identified a suspect in a recent Locust homicide. A woman was found dead near an abandoned farmhouse in Locust Friday, July 24. According to the State Bureau of Investigation, the victim was later identified as 40-year-
The Weekly Post | Jul 30, 2015 11:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Naked Pig sponsors Oakboro Fire Department barbecue By Leah Schmalz The Naked Pig Meat Co. of 113 North Main Street in Oakboro sponsored the fire departments barbecue at the towns Fourth of July celebration on Saturday. For $8 a plate, purchasers received barbecue, bread, coleslaw, chips, a drink and desse
The Weekly Post | Jul 17, 2015 7:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Peachberry Farms and Bakery By Natalie Lloyd Owners: Kevin and Julia Lowder Products: Homemade desserts such as cakes, cupcakes, cheesecakes, cookies and pies. Locations: Stanly Commons Farmers Market in Albemarle (Mondays), Locust Farmers Market (Thursdays) and Oakboro Farmers Mark
The Weekly Post | Jul 17, 2015 7:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sheriff speaks at Locust council meeting By Natalie Lloyd At the July meeting, Sheriff George T. Burris spoke to the Locust City Council providing updates from the sheriffs office. Were doing a lot of community policing, trying to be more involved in our cities and towns, said Burris. He commend
The Weekly Post | Jul 17, 2015 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Red Cross to purchase tractor By Natalie Lloyd At Mondays meeting, the Red Cross Town Council discussed the purchase of a utility tractor to mow the walking trail around the town hall property. The council compared the cost of purchasing a utility tractor and mowing the walking trail
The Weekly Post | Jul 17, 2015 7:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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