LOCUST NEWS: Residents can share thoughts on parks plan

Published 10:40 am Tuesday, May 9, 2023

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Farmers Market
The Farmers Market will have new hours this season. The market will be open 4:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday.
The market sells local fruits and vegetables and crafts.

Sarah White

Locust Presbyterian
Everyone is invited to the monthly “Come Have Lunch” at 11:30 a.m. May 17 at Locust Presbyterian Church.

Yard/Bake Sale
The ladies at Indian Hill Presbyterian Church will have a yard and bake sale at 7:30 a.m. May 20 at the church on N.C. Highway 200 below Stanfield.

Locust Parks
Help define the future of Locust Parks and Recreation. A public meeting will be conducted 6-8 p.m. May 9 at the Locust City Park Athletic Complex, 240 Lions Club Dr.

On May 11 at Locust City Hall, Joel Huneycutt Room 186, Ray Kennedy Drive, from 4:30-6 p.m. individuals will meet with consultants, hear from residents and shape plans for the future.

Electronic Waste

City of Locust will have electronic waste collection through until May 19.

Residents must drop off E-waste at the Public Works Building, 221 Kylie Court in the Meadow Creek Business Park.

They will be accept desktop and laptop computers, LCD/LED monitors, scanners, printers, network equipment, cellphones, routers/switches, servers wires/plugs/cords and circuit boards.

White Goods pickup

Residents of Locust can schedule a pick up by calling Wendy at Locust City Hall at 704-888-5260.

Through May 19 they will pick up refrigerators, freezers, ranges, stoves, water heaters and other similar domestic and commercial large appliances.


Happy Birthday to: Billie Kiker May 10, Raymond Higgins and John Del Pietro May 13, Brenda P. Almond May 14, Larry Almond and David Furr May 18, Justin Lowe May 22.

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