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Locust Officers awarded Intermediate Certificates

Four officers were awarded intermediate certificates at the City of Locust council meeting last Thursday, August 8. Locust Police Chief Frank Hartsell recognized Sgt. Ricky Crayton, officers Chad Whitley, Brittany Tucker, and Thomas Smith. “When we reach 75 percent of … Continue reading

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Chief clears up fire tax confusion

West Stanly Fire Department Chief Tripp Crosby cleared up some recent confusion concerning the new rise in the fire tax affecting the fire department’s district at the Locust City Council meeting last Thursday. The confusion began at the Stanfield town … Continue reading

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A day of honor

Another Memorial Day has come and gone and as families gathered for barbecues to kick off the summer, many others spent the day honoring and remembering the men and women who died while serving their country. “Memorial Day is a … Continue reading

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Locust holds annual Police Memorial Ceremony

The City of Locust and Officer Jeff Shelton Memorial Foundation hosted a memorial service at the Officer Jeff Shelton Memorial Park last Thursday morning to honor officers who died in the line of duty while living or working in Western … Continue reading

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Foundation to honor police with awards dinner, silent auction

For the sixth year, the City of Locust and Officer Jeff Shelton Memorial Foundation will partner to observe National Police Week beginning next Sunday, May 12 through Saturday, May 18. This year the collaboration will host a Thin Blue Line … Continue reading

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Locust council discusses memorial plans, illegal signs

At the City of Locust Council meeting, the council held several discussions on the image of the city, from plans for a future memorial to illegal signs that have been dotting the landscape of roadways and curves as the warmer … Continue reading

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Rotary Club of West Stanly helps provide ecostoves for Honduras village

The West Stanly Rotary club, in conjunction with Live again Ministries are stepping up to help provide assistance to needy families around the world.  Centuries-old cooking methods in Latin America and other countries across the globe have been killing people, … Continue reading

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Locust Council to suspend all activity except senior lunch at community building

“I make a motion to suspend all public activity in the park building other than the senior lunch pending a review of the building by the county health inspector,” said Council member David Walker after coming out of executive session … Continue reading

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Residents attend meeting on changes to Cabarrus-Stanly county lines

Stanly County residents were invited to attend an informal drop-in community meeting Monday evening to discuss future changes to their properties during a two-year county line survey between Stanly and Cabarrus counties. More than 120 properties on the Cabarrus and … Continue reading

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County manager, city administrator speak at WSBA

At the March West Stanly Business Association meeting, members met in the Joel Huneycutt room at the Locust Government Center to hear from Stanly County Manager Andy Lucas and City of Locust Administrator Tim Fesperman. Lucas gave positive reports for … Continue reading

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