Category Archives: Weekly Post

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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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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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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Softball tournament helps area firefighter

Saturday was a humbling day for West Stanly Firefighter Steven Shaw. After years of helping others, the tables were turned as a whole community came out to support him. The first Stanly County Public Safety/Teacher’s Charity Softball Tournament was held … Continue reading

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Thanking veterans in Stanly County

Residents scat- tered along downtown Albemarle Saturday to watch the annual Stanly County Veterans Day Parade. Among those who participated were area scouting troops, members of the Daughters of the American Revolution, area fire departments, Junior American Citizens, marching bands … Continue reading

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Stanfield Fall Festival takes place this Saturday

By Leah Schmalz  The Stanfield Fall Festival returns for its fourth year this Saturday evening. Kids and adults alike can enjoy a variety of free food and events from 6-9 pm on West Stanly Street between Hwy. 200 and Locust … Continue reading

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Stanfield Board discusses route options for bypass road

By Leah Schmalz At the Stanfield Town Hall meeting for October, the Board of Commissioners discussed possible route options for a proposed bypass road as part of the Locust and Red Cross Comprehensive Transportation Plan. The purpose of the road … Continue reading

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Future of abandoned church unknown

By Carrie C. Causey The future is uncertain for a century-old church property off Hwy. 200 in Stanfield.  Behind a row of oak trees sits an unassuming brick building next to a cemetery. In front sits a marker with the … Continue reading

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West Stanly roars for school spirit

By Leah Schmalz West Stanly High School’s mascot may be a colt, but the students, faculty and staff are letting out a roar. Less than two weeks ago, they recorded a video for Katy Perry’s song “Roar” as part of … Continue reading

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Midland approves first major expense for new town center

The Midland Town Council members have put their faith in Planning Administrator Richard Flowe as he negotiates costs to get the land ready for the future Main Street and town hall development. Tuesday night, the board approved Flowe to spend … Continue reading

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