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Officials ‘break ground’ on Locust Town Center Apartments

By Leah Schmalz

State officials joined representatives from Whitley Realty and Uwharrie Bank at a ceremonial groundbreaking for Locust Town Center Apartments.

“It’s a sign that things are starting to happen again in Stanly County. We got hit really hard, but I think this is a true sign of recovery,” said Joseph Burleson of Whitley Realty. “It’s hopefully going to bring folks into Locust, into town center, and help support the businesses that we have here already.”  […]

By |August 21st, 2015|Breaking News, Development, Growth, Towns, Weekly Post, Your Hometown|0 Comments

Locust Veteran’s Memorial plans unveiled

The City of Locust held a special event Tuesday morning revealing the plans and goals for the Veteran’s Memorial that will be located in the Locust Town Center next to the Government Center. The memorial will cover 3,600 square feet with five flag poles, five monuments, five park benches, trees, lighting and sidewalks all to honor veterans of the five branches of military.

“This memorial has one purpose and that is to honor all of the Vet- erans, past and present. This will be a place to come and reflect and remember your comrades you served with, friends andfamily,”said Locust Planning and Zoning Di- rector Scott Efird. […]

By |September 4th, 2013|Breaking News, Development, Growth, Photos, Your Hometown|0 Comments

Veteran’s Memorial in Locust Town Center

The public is invited to a special event re- vealing the plans, goals, and importance of the Veteran’s Memorial in Locust Town Center, Tuesday, September 3, at 10 am. The event will take place at the future site of the Veteran’s Memorial outside of the Government Building in Lo- cust Town Center.The memorial will […]

By |August 27th, 2013|Monthly Events, People, Towns|0 Comments

New homes help pave way for future of Locust Town Center

The dream of a revolutionized and rejuvenated community took a big step last Tuesday when four single-family model homes built by a Monroe-based company were unveiled to Locust community leaders and real estate agents in the Locust Town Center.True Homes has three divisions: True Homes, Tribute Homes, and True Customs. True Homes is currently building homes within approximately 100 new-home communities in Charlotte, in addition to the Locust Town Center“This is going back to the small town concept of living in a Mayberry-type atmosphere where you live, shop, and eat all in the same space,” said Chan Howell of True Homes. “That lifestyle is what people are craving for-to get out of suburban land and to get back into a town where they can walk around and enjoy it.”Construction on the first four of 200 projected single-family homes by True Homes began in December of 2012 and was completed in three short months for the unveiling this past week.“The timing is ideal for Locust Town Center to offer single-family homes in addition to the new town homes by Whitley Builders and new senior apartment homes by Wynnefield Prop- erties,” said Developer Bob Barbee. “We are especially pleased that True Homes appreciates the same values and traditions that we at Locust Town Center consider important to the continued success of small towns in America like the City of Locust.” […]

By |March 1st, 2013|Breaking News, Development, Government, Towns, Weekly Post|0 Comments

Children hunted eggs last Saturday at the Locust Town Center


By |April 13th, 2012|People, Photos|0 Comments

Town Center Concert

Jammin’ with Fat Cabbage. Photo by Joyce Lavene. Subscribe for local news of Western Stanly and Southern Cabarrus County – 704-888-1229

By |May 21st, 2010|Monthly Events, People, Weekly Post Photos|0 Comments

Locust Town Center Christmas

By |December 3rd, 2009|Weekly Post Photos|0 Comments

Locust Town Center

Business After Hours at Locust Town Center

Photo by Joyce Lavene

By |September 16th, 2009|Weekly Post Photos|0 Comments