Category Archives: Breaking News

Stanfield business recognized by Department of Labor

By Leah Schmalz Stanley Engineered Fastening, a Stanley Black & Decker Inc. company with a local facility in Stanfield, was recognized by the Department of Labor for safety in the workplace with a Million Hour award. The North Carolina Department … Continue reading

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Whitley to retire from SCPC

By Natalie Lloyd Barbara Whitley, Executive Director for the Stanly County Partnership for Children, will retire June 30. She has been involved with the partnership for over 20 years, serving as executive director for the past 12 years. The Stanly … Continue reading

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Midland Magic cancelled until next year

By Leah Schmalz Celebrate Midland Magic, a local festival held for 12 years, is cancelled for this fall. The committee has plans to hold it again next year. John Crump, a Midland town councilmember, said the committee had been looking … Continue reading

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Riverbend Farm trail, launch open Saturday

By Leah Schmalz This Saturday at 10 a.m. the Town of Midland and the Carolina Thread Trail will hold a ribbon cutting to officially open the Riverbend Farm trail and canoe and kayak launch. It is the second public access … Continue reading

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Madelyn’s Book Belles

Madelyn’s Book Belles will hold a book sale and the public is invited to shop. There will be books for everybody. Some of the genres include: cook and art books; fiction and non fiction; religious and how-to; romance and inspirational … Continue reading

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Cabarrus Acres residents raise concerns over utility costs

By Leah Schmalz Residents Scott Boles and Stacey Joyner spoke during the public comment session of the Midland meeting last Tuesday regarding the sewer project in Cabarrus Acres. Because of the sewer lines, residents will also have to hookup to … Continue reading

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SCC to Host Medical Open House on June 30

Stanly Community College (SCC) invites the public to attend a Medical Open House on Monday, June 30th, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  The event will take place at our Crutchfield Education Center in Locust, the site of our new … Continue reading

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Commissioner Asciutto speaks at Stanfield meeting

By Leah Schmalz Stanly County Commissioner Peter Asciutto spoke during the public comment session at Stanfield’s town hall meeting on Thursday to update the council on what is happening at the county level. Asciutto said he’s been making visits to … Continue reading

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Red Cross discusses plans for new town sign

By Natalie Lloyd At Monday’s council meeting, the Red Cross Town Council discussed plans for a new town sign. The sign will be 14 feet long by eight feet high with columns on each end. It will be made of … Continue reading

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Holiday spirit on parade in Locust this Saturday

Members of the West Stanly Lions Club and the City of Locust hope to usher in the holiday season with a full afternoon of festivities Saturday. The day starts with a holiday festival in the Locust Town Center beginning at … Continue reading

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