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Summer reading program kicks off

By Natalie Lloyd The Stanly County Public Library summer reading program kicked off Wednesday, June 18 with science demonstrations by Mad Science of the Piedmont. From flying toilet paper to bursts of flame, children of all ages learned that science … Continue reading

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Oakboro hires Daniel Smith as Parks & Recreation Director

By Leah Schmalz At a closed meeting at the beginning of the month, Oakboro town council approved the hire of Daniel Smith as the Parks & Recreation Director. Smith has a Bachelor’s in Parks and Recreation Administration and Master’s in … Continue reading

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“Berry” fun at The Little Farmer’s Corner

By Natalie Lloyd Squishing berries to make finger paint was just one of the “berry” fun activities for children at The Little Farmer’s Corner Monday morning. Eight children and their caregivers participated in the program. The Little Farmer’s Corner is … 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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Locust to host new events in 2014

By Natalie Lloyd The City of Locust will host several new events during the upcoming months. The schedule of events was discussed at the city council meeting last Thursday. Council member JC Burris spoke about four upcoming events which will … 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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Diva Dash 5k expected to bring 5,000 to Midland

By Leah Schmalz SHAPE Magazine’s Diva Dash, a 5k obstacle course designed for women, is coming to Midland on June 21. It will be held at Riverbend Farm starting at 9 am. Local officials anticipate the event will bring roughly … Continue reading

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Mdelyn’s Book Belles

Mdelyn’s Book Belles are planning their 2014 Summer Book Sale June 19-21 at the West Stanly Senior Center (the old library) next to Ace Hardware in the Locust Town Center. All proceeds will benefit the Locust Library and its programs. … Continue reading

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