Locust to change recycling service providers July 1

The City of Locust will change recycling service providers as of July 1. Service has been extended to all Locust residents who wish to...

Aquadale 4th Graders go to the Aquarium

The fourth grade students from Aquadale School made a trip to the North Carolina Crystal Coast Area April 6 and 7, 2017. The toured the...

Pinning Ceremony Held for SCC Nurse Graduates

Students from the Associate Degree Nursing program at Stanly Community College (SCC) recently held their annual pinning ceremony at Providence Church of God in...

Woodmen of America Hometown Hero Award

Margaret Houston of Midland awarded Woodmen of America Hometown Hero Award. On May 16, 2017, Emma Glosson of the Woodmen of America presented Margaret Houston,...

Oakboro commissioners hear from new STEM school principal

During open forum at last week’s board meeting, Kelly Dombrowski, the new principal at Oakboro Choice STEM School, spoke to town commissioners about the...

Automotive Students Receive 3M Scholarships

Two students enrolled in the Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program at Stanly Community College (SCC) were recipients of the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s...

Students Learn on new Miller LiveArc Welding System

Welding students at Stanly Community College (SCC) are now able to train on a new Miller LiveArc welding performance management system. This reality-based solution...

Red Cross to begin using phone tree system for notifications

During last week’s council meeting, the Red Cross Town Council approved the use of a phone tree system for notifications to citizens. The system...

Stanly Community College Phi Beta Lambda chapter

The Stanly Community College (SCC) Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter returned from the business student group’s recent annual leadership conference and competitive events with...

Locust council discusses allocation of surplus funds for next year’s budget

During last week’s meeting, the Locust City Council discussed the preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The proposed budget included a $143,000 surplus...

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Mayor Brad Simmons: A Letter to The Class of 2021

Congratulations and well wishes to all our graduates. Earning your degree is a great accomplishment and should be celebrated.  The last four years have...

A Senior Year Like No Other

CHARLOTTE - When the Class of 2021 entered high school, they could not have imagined a senior year like this one.  Even last spring...

Writer And Author Brodie Lowe Wins Award

CHARLOTTE - Brodie Lowe writes from his soul.  An avid writer ever since his days making comic books as a child, Mr. Lowe writes...

Patriots top Ravens in a Doubleheader Game 1

MINT HILL, NC - In-game one Tyler Spicer started on the mound for the Patriots. After striking out the first two batters, Rocky River’s...

American Legion Update

The men’s baseball schedule is finally out.  So dust off your baseball mitts and plan on coming out for an Opening day on the...