LOCUST/STANFIELD NEWS – Locust to host economic development workshop

Published 2:19 pm Tuesday, February 9, 2021

The City of Locust will host an Economic Development Workshop for Locust Small Business Owners at 11 a.m. March 4. The workshop will be held virtually via Zoom. This workshop is free but registration is required.

Sarah White

To register email City Administrator Cesar Correa at by noon on Feb. 26. Join in to learn what resources are available to your from organizations in the City of Locust and Stanly County.

New Series

The Impact Students at Philadelphia Baptist Church will begin a new series on the book of James, “Faith That Work,” on Feb 10. The Impact students are from 6th-12th grades. Join this group in the Student Center at 6:30 p.m. at 12568 Philadelphia Church Road, Stanfield.

West Stanly Senior Center

Some of the activities available for Seniors at WSSC are:

Tuesday Flex & Stretch at 11 a.m. and Tai Chi at 1 p.m.

Wednesday Lite Exercise at 10 a.m. and Bingo at 1 p.m.

Thursday Wellness Day at 10 a.m., Strength Training at 11 a.m. and Men’s Pool at 1 p.m.

Friday Lite Exercise at 10 a.m. and Connect, Create, Serve at 12 p.m.

You can contact the WSSC at 980-354-8056 to get a complete schedule. The Center is at 213 Town Center Dr., Locust.

Spring Sports

It is time to register for spring sports. Registration is online at You can see rules, documents and forms at . Dates to remember: for baseball, boys 3-12 register before Feb. 22, soccer boys and girls ages 3-18 register before March 1, softball girls age 3-15 register before Feb. 22.


Happy Birthday to: Dylan Haigler Feb. 1, Heather Horn Feb. 2, Joe Bishop, Bradley Huneycutt and Kaitlyn Wittman Feb. 4, Niki Wittman, Sharon Efird and Sarah White Feb. 5, Jerry Eudy and Lynda Huneycutt Feb. 6, Aubree Pickens Feb. 8, Cameron Osborne Feb. 9, Mark Smith Feb. 10, Kay Howell Feb. 11, Diane Riggsbee and Paula Hartsell Feb. 15, Derrick Rushing and Glenn R. Yow Feb. 16, Cindy Yow Feb. 17 and Rachel Hudson Feb. 18.

Locust News is by Sarah White. Call 704-888-5359.