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Officials break ground on Locust Town Center Apartments By Leah Schmalz State officials joined representatives from Whitley Realty and Uwharrie Bank at a ceremonial groundbreaking for Locust Town Center Apartments. Its a sign that things are starting to happen again in Stanly County. We got hit really hard, bu
The Weekly Post | Aug 21, 2015 3:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Midland hears preliminary plans for Wallace Park By Leah Schmalz Cabarrus County officials presented plans for Phase 1 of Rob Wallace Park at a work session Tuesday night in Midland. Planning for the 190-acre park has resumed after budget cuts last summer reallocated funding and stalled the project. The
The Weekly Post | Aug 21, 2015 2:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Locust considers raising speed limit on Hwy. 24-27 By Natalie Lloyd During the August council meeting, Locust city representatives debated the pros and cons of increasing the speed limit on Hwy. 24-27. Currently the speed limit in Locust drops from 45 mph to 35 mph on Hwy. 24-27 t
The Weekly Post | Aug 21, 2015 2:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Midland pursues council-manager government By Leah Schmalz The Weekly Post The town of Midland is moving forward in an effort to restructure its form of government from mayor-council to council-manager through a charter amendment. The council unanimously adopted a resolution of intent and set a pu
The Weekly Post | Aug 21, 2015 2:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Agri-Civic Day This past Saturday, families enjoyed a day of fun at the Agri-Civic Center in Albemarle. Stanly County Agri-Civic Day is an annual summer event featuring displays of farm equipment, live entertainment, local agri-business vendors, non-profit exhibits, liv
The Weekly Post | Aug 21, 2015 2:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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

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