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 — The U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in December to its highest level since 2008, as robust domestic demand pushed imports to a record high, adding to the stiff headwinds faced by […]
LOS ANGELES — “Slumdog Millionaire” director Danny Boyle has confirmed that he’s working on the next James Bond movie. The filmmaker made the admission to Metro New York on Wednesday night at a special screening […]
OAKBORO — When the Oakboro Choice STEM School opened in August, students, faculty, parents and the community welcomed the first school in Stanly County with a core mission of science, technology, engineering and math education. […]