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Four Cabarrus County Commission candidates attend Midland meet and greet

By Leah Schmalz
Of the seven candidates running for three spots as Cabarrus County commissioners, four attended a meet and greet session Tuesday night at the town hall in Midland. Diane Honeycutt, Lynn Shue and Grace Mynatt spoke briefly about the main focus of their campaigns and answered questions from local residents. Larry Burrage had planned to attend but was ill, so Gerry Calloway, a volunteer with his campaign, spoke on his behalf.
Absent were Chris Measmer, Jason Oesterreich, and Chad Mockerman. […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Your Hometown|0 Comments

Shred event

Thrivent Financial Cabarrus – Stanly County Chapter will host a Shred Safe Event free to members and the community. Bring your discarded/outdated paper documents and have them safely destroyed Friday, April 25, from 6-8 pm at Mt Hermon Lutheran Church – 3600 Hwy. 601, Concord.

By |April 25th, 2014|Your Hometown|0 Comments

Grow fresh produce in your summer garden

By Natalie Lloyd
Gardening can be a fun and rewarding pastime. It can also be a good shared learning experience for families with children.
If you’re thinking about gardening for the first time, there are a few steps you can take to get your summer garden started.
As you start planning your summer garden, choose a sunny spot. A sunny deck or patio can work well for container plants. A sunny spot in the yard would be an ideal place for a small garden plot. […]

By |April 3rd, 2014|Your Hometown|0 Comments

Republicans Asciutto, Burr face off for NC House seat

By Leah Schmalz
Stanly County Commissioner Peter Asciutto faces incumbent Justin P. Burr for a seat in the North Carolina House of Representatives in the May 6 primary. The Republican business owners would represent District 67, which includes Montgomery and Stanly Counties. […]

By |April 3rd, 2014|Your Hometown|0 Comments

Midland moves forward with sewer grant application

By Leah Schmalz
The town council held a public hearing on Thursday to finalize the application to the state for a grant to fund Phase Two of the Old Midland CDBG sewer project. It was the second of two required hearings in order to apply.   […]

By |April 3rd, 2014|Your Hometown|0 Comments

Citizens spread hope through random acts of kindness

By Leah Schmalz
If you recently found change in the vending machine or had your meal paid for by the car ahead of you in the drive thru, you may have been the target of a local RAKing project. RAKs are random acts of kindness done for other people, often complete strangers. […]

By |April 3rd, 2014|Your Hometown|0 Comments

Midland opens branch of Carolina Thread Trail

By Leah Schmalz
Despite the overcast skies and forecasted rain on Saturday, roughly 50 people attended a ribbon cutting ceremony to open the Pharr Family Preserve Trail in Midland. The crowd included members of Midland’s town council and staff, representatives from the Carolina Thread Trail, and citizens who worked hard to get the trail ready for public use. […]

By |April 3rd, 2014|Your Hometown|0 Comments

Program highlights importantance of local foods

By Natalie Lloyd
Farmers markets and roadside produce stands offer fresh, seasonal foods from local farms. Buying local foods not only supports local farmers, but also sustains the local economy in a big way. […]

By |April 3rd, 2014|Your Hometown|0 Comments

Oakboro declared a Purple Heart City

By Natalie Lloyd
Veterans from the Military Order of the Purple Heart Wounded Warriors Chapter 634 made a special presentation at the Oakboro Board of Commissioners meeting Monday.
Veteran Ronald Wade presented a plaque to the Town of Oakboro in memory of Herman McKinley “Mack” Morgan, a United States Navy veteran. Morgan was a resident of Oakboro for 25 years. The plaque was given by Clarence and Barbara Morgan Owen, David and Sheila Morgan Allen and Kevin and Trish Morgan.    […]

By |April 3rd, 2014|Your Hometown|0 Comments

Officer Shew presented with intermediate law enforcement certificate

By Leah Schmalz
Police Chief Frank Hartsell awarded a certificate to Officer Jeff Shew for completion of his intermediate law enforcement certification at the town council meeting Thursday. […]

By |April 3rd, 2014|Your Hometown|0 Comments