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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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Oakboro employees to receive holiday payment

By Carrie C. Causey Oakboro Meeting Wrap-up Monday night, the Oakboro town council recognized Clerk Taffy Smith as being the town’s first clerk to become certified, having recently finished her training.  Following closed session, the board awarded her achievements by … Continue reading

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Developer changes plan with ordinance in Midland

By Carrie C. Causey  A neighborhood developer wants to come back to the Midland Town Council to update a plan to be more in line with a new ordinance.  During the November 12 meeting, Planning Zoning and Subdivision Administrator Richard … Continue reading

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Stanfield welcomes 20 new jobs from UFP London

By Leah Schmalz   The Stanfield Town Council and the Stanly County Board of Commissioners voted Monday at a joint public hearing to approve an economic incentive with UFP New London that is expected to bring 20 new jobs and … Continue reading

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City of Locust senior center gets a home

By Carrie C. Causey  carrie@weeklypostnc.com It’s an announcement Locust Council member Harry Fletcher has been waiting a long time to say. The proposed senior center that has been in the works for two years has finally found a home and … Continue reading

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Board agrees to help with future of Clarks Grove Primitive Church

By Leah Schmalz At the November meeting of the Stanfield Board of Commissioners, J.F. Morgan enlisted the help of the council with the future upkeep of Clarks Grove Primitive Church and its graveyard. Morgan recounted the work he has put into … Continue reading

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Burgess wins with write-ins

By Carrie C. Causey   carrie@weeklypostnc.com Oakboro’s town administrator Doug Burgess will be wearing an additional hat come January. Friday, the Stanly County Board of Elections announced Burgess won the Oakboro mayoral race without ever being on the ballot. “I knew … Continue reading

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Barbee wins Stanfield mayoral race

By Leah Schmalz Stanfield, Red Cross councils stay the same Mayor Kevin Barbee will hold office for another term after a win over Rick Huggins on Tuesday. Barbee collected 177 votes, while Huggins had 86. There was one vote for … Continue reading

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Barbee wins Stanfield mayoral race, Stanfield and Red Cross councils keep same members

By Leah Schmalz   Mayor Kevin Barbee will hold office for another term after a win over Rick Huggins on Tuesday. Barbee collected 177 votes, while Huggins had 86. There was one vote for a write-in candidate. “For Stanfield that … Continue reading

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Unofficial results are in

See next week’s edition of The Weekly Post for more details. Unofficial results are in This year’s municipal election results have brought in some new faces to area boards, plus a few surprises. Residents let their opinions be heard Tuesday by casting … Continue reading

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