The town of Oakboro kicked off the Christmas season last Thursday with a tree lighting and parade. More than 4,000 people attended the combined event which featured the West Stanly High School marching band and St. Nick himself in the parade. The parade was sponsored by the Oakboro Fire Department. Pastor Jonathan Waits of Oakboro First Baptist church read the Christmas story before the tree lighting, which was sponsored by the Oakboro Regional Historical Museum and the Town of Oakboro.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Southeastern Grocers, which operates supermarket chains Winn-Dixie and Bi-Lo, said Thursday it is preparing to file for bankruptcy and would shutter 94 underperforming stores. “We conducted a thorough review of our strategic […]
ALBEMARLE —The Stanly County Commissioners heard from several presenters, made appointments and took action on renaming a private road during Monday’s meeting. The primary focus of the meeting was on road conditions and road maintenance […]
ALBEMARLE — Members from eight churches joined together to deliver Thanksgiving meals to needy families in the community with the Community Coalition for Christ Thursday morning. The almost 100 meals that were delivered consisted […]