Category Archives: Your Hometown

Covering Oakboro, Locust, Stanfield and Midland.

Stanly County Partnership for Children to host Pre-K planning/advisory meeting

Stanly County Partnership for Children (Smart Start) will host a meeting of the FY2014-15 Stanly County Planning/Advisory Committee for North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten Program (NC Pre-K) on Tuesday, September 16, at 1:30 pm. Partnership Meeting Room, Stanly County Partnership for Children, … Continue reading

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Harvey resigns as Stanfield Town Administrator

By Leah Schmalz On Monday, September 8, Bob Harvey submitted his official resignation and retirement from his position as administrator of the town of Stanfield. Harvey had worked for the town for five years. The letter said he decided to … Continue reading

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Letter from Stanfield Town Administrator Bob Harvey

Editor’s note: Stanfield Town Administrator Bob Harvey wrote the following letter announcing his resignation/retirement. Mayor, Commissioners and Citizens of Stanfield: After numerous hours considering many issues I have decided to retire and resign from my position as Administrator of the … Continue reading

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Midland to hold public comment session this Tuesday at Midland Fire Station #1

At the town hall meeting on Tuesday, Midland town council voted to continue the public comment session on the sewer capital recovery fee until the following Tuesday, August 19, at 7 pm. Originally, plans were to meet at New Horizons … Continue reading

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Midland council, Cabarrus citizens express concern over budget cuts

By Leah Schmalz At the July 21 Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners meeting, many citizens voiced their disapproval of the budget cuts passed in June in a public comment session that lasted nearly two hours. Among the speakers were Mayor … Continue reading

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Albertson takes the lead at SCPC

By Natalie Lloyd Tammy Albertson has taken the lead as the new executive director of the Stanly County Partnership for Children. Albertson transitioned into the director’s role July 1 following Barbara Whitley’s retirement at the end of June. 

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Stanfield reviews last year’s accomplishments, looks ahead

By Leah Schmalz At the town hall meeting last Thursday, Stanfield Town Administrator Bob Harvey presented a list of accomplished projects from the previous fiscal year, as well as a list of goals for the new fiscal year. 

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Midland residents raise concerns over capital recovery sewer fee

By Leah Schmalz Midland residents connected to sewer are raising concerns over an $8.50 fee that will be added to their bills each month as part of the capital recovery program. The news came in a letter residents received on … Continue reading

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Charlotte Color Festival comes to Midland Saturday

By Leah Schmalz The Charlotte Color Festival looks to spread uplifting feelings and usher away worry this Saturday at Oaks Events in Midland. A national event held at cities across the country and the world’s largest color festival, it features … Continue reading

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