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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
Stanly County school board considers consolidation, redistricting of schools By Natalie Lloyd Significant change may be on the way for Stanly County Schools. The Stanly County Board of Education is considering plans for school consolidation and redistricting. The recently proposed plans, recommending closures of East Albemarle, No
The Weekly Post | Mar 1, 2015 02:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Winter storm 2015 Scenes from Stanly County.
The Weekly Post | Feb 17, 2015 5:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fair Havens Ministry aims to use old Bethel School as orphanage By Leah Schmalz A sign hangs on the front fence of the old Bethel School building on Highway 24-27, proclaiming it the future home of Fair Havens Orphanage. After sitting vacant for years, Mint Hill native Jessica Harris has plans to convert the five buil
The Weekly Post | Feb 16, 2015 7:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Red Cross Council discusses Stanly County Schools redistricting plans By Natalie Lloyd At Mondays meeting, Red Cross council members discussed the consolidation and redistricting plans proposed by the Stanly County Board of Education. Former school board member Melvin Poole spoke about the plans and answered questions from
The Weekly Post | Feb 16, 2015 7:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stanfield council, staff visit third grade classes By Leah Schmalz Third grade students had the opportunity to learn more about local government firsthand on Thursday with a visit from members of the Stanfield town council, staff and police department. Mayor Kevin Barbee, Commissioner Jerry Williams, Poli
The Weekly Post | Feb 16, 2015 7:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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