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.
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ALBEMARLE — The 83rd Stanly County Fair was held last week at the fairgrounds and featured midway rides, agricultural displays, competitions and plenty of fair food. While the midway got off to a late start […]