LOCUST NEWS: Dance lessons offered

Published 8:18 am Tuesday, March 5, 2024

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Everyone is invited to be a guest of the congregation for its Second Sunday Night Gospel Singing at Freedom Baptist Church. The Band of Brothers will provide the music at 6 p.m. March 10.
Freedom Baptist is at 200015 Coley Store Road.

Dance Lessons

City of Locust Parks and Recreation will offer Carolina shag lessons at the Locust Community Building. There will be five weeks of classes on Tuesdays March 12 to April 16. No partner needed, singles and couples are welcome. Line Dances will be 6-7 p.m., then Beginners Shag 1 from 7-8 p.m., followed by Beginners Shag 2 from 8-9 p.m.
Line Dances are $25 for five weeks and Beginners Shag will be $50 for five weeks. There is a $5 discount for Locust residents.

Register online at or call 704-888-5260 for more info.

Volunteers Needed

Your help is needed to deliver lunches on two dedicated routes Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers are asked to deliver one route once per month.

For more information call Joy Richardson at the Stanly County Senior Center at 704-986-3773.

Guided Tour

Locust Parks and Rec will do a guided tour of Morrow Mountain State Park on March 22.

Register at or for more info email


Happy Birthday to: Trevor Smith Feb. 29, Naomi Hatley March 2, Gary Eudy March 4, Leon Huneycutt and Bud Kluttz March 5, Brian Smith March 6, Haley Bates and Nicole Bogle March 7, Dennis Joyner March 9, Judy Godwin and Brandon Edge March 11, Matthew Walker and Brent Almond March 14, Linda Almond and Dawn Furr March 16.

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