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Registration begins for spring sports By Natalie Lloyd Cold winter weather often means long days indoors for children who would rather spend time outside. For children longing to get outside and play, now is the time to register for spring sports. A variety of sports opportunities are offered
The Weekly Post | Jan 22, 2015 03:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Midland extends Saddlebrook hearing, reviews petition By Leah Schmalz At Januarys meeting last Tuesday, Midland council decided to extend the public hearing on prohibited parking on Saddlebrook Drive until Februarys meeting pending more information on the situation. No one spoke at the hearing, but the town
The Weekly Post | Jan 22, 2015 03:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Changing the course of timeRev. Dr. Jesse L. Douglas Sr was a civil rights pioneer By Andrew Stark It turns out the unidentified white man has a name, and boy does he have a story to tell. Mint Hill resident Rev. Dr. Jesse L. Douglas Sr. is the holder of two bachelor degrees, a masters and a doctorate degree. He is a minister, a soloist
The Weekly Post | Jan 17, 2015 3:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Local builders discuss sewer rates during Locust council meeting By Natalie Lloyd Several local builders and developers were invited to attend the January council meeting in Locust to add their perspective to the discussion on sewer accessibility rates. The discussion was tabled from the December meeting. Terry Whitley
The Weekly Post | Jan 17, 2015 3:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Christian Ministries provides assistance at Christmas and year-round By Natalie Lloyd The Christmas season is a time of giving, sharing and helping one another. For the staff at West Stanly Christian Ministries in Stanfield, the spirit of giving is not confined to Christmastime, but is a year-round focus. We are a full ser
The Weekly Post | Jan 9, 2015 05:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oakboro celebrates Christmas Thursday, December 4 By Natalie Lloyd A full evening of Christmas festivities is planned for Thursday, December 4 in Oakboro. Come early to enjoy holiday fun around town before the annual tree lighting ceremony and Christmas parade. Beginning at 5 pm, families can take a trai
The Weekly Post | Dec 2, 2014 2:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Locust celebrates Christmas with parade This past Saturday, the City of Locust ushered in the holiday season with their annual Christmas parade. Hosted by the West Stanly Lions Club, the parade delighted attendees of all ages. Santa and Mrs. Claus concluded the celebration by wishing a Merry Ch
The Weekly Post | Dec 2, 2014 2:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stanfield addresses covered sewer valve on Big Lick Road By Leah Schmalz At the November council meeting, Stanfield officials discussed a mistake made by state workers on the Big Lick Road bridge. The employees covered over a valve on the sewer transmission line with roughly six feet of fill, even though it had
The Weekly Post | Nov 11, 2014 3:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Republicans victorious in November 4 election By Natalie Lloyd Tuesdays election was a success for the Republican party. Voters in Stanly and Cabarrus Counties filled elected offices with Republican candidates at both the local and state levels. Several races were tight, such as the race for Stanly C
The Weekly Post | Nov 11, 2014 3:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Midland examines options for community improvement By Leah Schmalz The Midland town council examined several options for community improvement during public comment session, presentations and a work session as part of the October town council meeting last Tuesday. During the work session that preempted th
The Weekly Post | Oct 23, 2014 02:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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