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Meadow Creek Primitive Baptist celebrates 250 years as a church By Leah Schmalz Meadow Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Locust commemorates a major landmark this weekend with the celebration of its 250th anniversary. Organized in 1765 by Primitive Baptists from England, the church was formed 11 years prior to the sig
The Weekly Post | May 27, 2015 8:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stanfield PD enhances crime solving with system purchase By Leah Schmalz The council reviewed the benefits of a recent purchase by the Stanfield Police Department at Mays council meeting Thursday. Were responsible for the towns money and when we spend money that tax money, I like to advertise what we have done,
The Weekly Post | May 15, 2015 03:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fair Havens Ministry launches Make a Change Campaign By Natalie Lloyd During the month of May, Fair Havens Ministry will be collecting loose change for the Make a Change Campaign to raise funds for their ministry. The focus of Fair Havens Ministry is to share the love of Jesus in a practical way by providin
The Weekly Post | May 15, 2015 03:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Man arrested for making threats with gun By Natalie Lloyd A man was arrested in the Red Cross community Wednesday, May 6 for threatening a landscaper with a gun. The incident took place at 395 E. Red Cross Road. According to the Stanly County Sherriffs report, 32-year-old Chris Carlton Snuggs of
The Weekly Post | May 15, 2015 03:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Community gathers for National Day of Prayer By Natalie Lloyd This past Thursday, the community gathered in front of the Locust Government Center to pray. The event was a local observance of the annual National Day of Prayer. Similar gatherings took place throughout the nation Thursday. Rev. Kinney
The Weekly Post | May 15, 2015 03:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Arrest in Oakboro bank robbery TheOakboro Police Department arrested Donald Travis Cochran, w/m 39 of St. John’s Drive Oakboro for Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. He is currently in the Stanly County Jail under a $250,000 bond with a March 20th court date. The Oakboro Police Dep
The Weekly Post | Mar 4, 2015 4:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
SunTrust bank robbed in Oakboro The Oakboro branch of SunTrust bank was robbed today around 1 PM. The suspect is a white male wearing a camo type hoodie with a black tobbagan with blu trim, blue jeans, and dark colored sneakers. Suspect left on foot and ran behind the bank on E. 3rd. St
The Weekly Post | Mar 3, 2015 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oakboro passes resolution to request delayed BOE vote By Leah Schmalz Anthony Graves spoke at Oakboros February town council meeting to present a proposed resolution to ask the Stanly County Board of Education to delay the vote on any closure or consolidation plans until January 2016. Several days later the
The Weekly Post | Mar 1, 2015 02:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senior Center to host fundraiser events By Natalie Lloyd From books to crafts and yard sale items, the West Stanly Senior Center in Locust will be the hub for two community fundraising events this spring. The Madelyns Book Belles annual book sale will coincide this year with an indoor craft and
The Weekly Post | Mar 1, 2015 02:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oakboro citizens rally to save school By Natalie Lloyd Stop by most businesses in the Town of Oakboro and youll see petitions, pages overflowing with signatures, opposing the closure of Oakboro School. Circulated by concerned citizens, the petitions have collected several thousand signatures.
The Weekly Post | Mar 1, 2015 02:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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