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.
Legislators honored by city group The North Carolina League of Municipalities presented State Rep. Chuck McGrady (R-Henderson) and State Sen. Paul Newton (R-Cabarrus) with its Community Champion Award for their work as champions of local […]
WINSTON-SALEM — Several youth football drills expose young athletes to head impacts more frequently and more roughly than others, according to a U.S. study that followed 10- and 11-year-old players for a full season. […]
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Historical Commission met Friday to consider a request made by Gov. Roy Cooper that the body vote to remove and relocate Confederate statues currently placed on the grounds of the […]