The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

Local News

May 19, 2014

SNAP makes schedule change

Sunday, May 19, 2014 — To the community:

After more than 133 years our roots date back to the earliest news organization in Stanly County. Over that time, we’ve seen and experienced a number of changes. The Stanly News & Press continues to change and evolve in a positive direction.

Over the years, we have published on more days, added extra specials and implemented a strong website. The SNAP is again improving the way Stanly County residents receive their news.

While many are reluctant to embrace change, this one will prove beneficial to our readers and advertisers.

By now, you’ve noticed the SNAP’s thrice weekly editions hitting your doorstep earlier than ever. We had the opportunity to move our printing schedule to a press time in the early morning hours. With this change we are able to deliver your paper in the mornings, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. You will receive your SNAP each of those days before noon. We will also have the papers in our racks and stores before noon.

This change is not only beneficial to you, our loyal readers, but is also a positive change for all the hard working people who deliver your SNAP to you. They will now be able to avoid the summer’s afternoon heat and be finished in the morning, with the rest of the day open for other pursuits.

If you are an advertiser that supports the SNAP, we thank you. Also, this schedule will not change your deadline times. It will only allow customers to see your ad a little earlier.

This change has altered the working schedules for our writers and editors. They will not be in the office until mid morning, as they will be staying late in the evening finishing the news coverage and getting your SNAP to press at a new deadline. Of course, you will still see the writers at early morning events, our coverage of events regardless of the time will not change.

As always, if you have an event you would like covered, give us advance notice so we can schedule someone. We have a newsroom full of great writers and editors, and many talented freelance writers, but this is a big county, so we really need to do some creative scheduling to get to everything. If you have breaking news, let us know right away, we will get it covered.

The SNAP continues to expand our local website, thesnaponline.com. The SNAP has active Twitter and Facebook accounts. Follow us on these social media networks, as well as thesnaponline.com, to keep up with the latest happenings and for late breaking news.

We appreciate the loyalty of Stanly County and thank our readers, advertisers and business partners. We look forward to another 133-plus years being your one stop news source in Stanly County.

Very truly yours,

Sandy Selvy

Publisher

The Stanly

News & Press

 

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Youth Choir State youth choir shares message in scripture, song

    They came, they sang, they shared a message.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lending A Hand Red Cross, YMCA discuss emergency preparedness

    They may not be in the Coast Guard, or even in the Boy Scouts, but the kids at this year’s YMCA camp can now say they follow the same motto: always be prepared.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dragon Boat Resident wants to bring boat races to Stanly

    Ann Pressly is not ripping herself off with the idea of bringing dragon boat racing to Stanly County. She is just taking advantage of a good thing and something that is gaining in popularity.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • School board hopeful files to oppose Poole

    District 1 Board of Education member Melvin Poole has something he has not had since 1998, an opponent.

    July 21, 2014

  • Crisco died of heart issues

    An autopsy report released this week indicates former secretary of commerce Keith Crisco died from heart problems.

    July 18, 2014

  • Stanly projects stall

    Barring any major changes in the next couple of months it is unlikely that any highway projects in Stanly County will receive funding from the N.C. Department of Transportation next year.

    July 18, 2014

  • 4-H Students ‘power up’ over summer break

    “The Magic of Electricity” flowed freely at Stanly Community College recently as 15 youth, ages 9-13, gathered in an electronics lab for a 4-H Summer Blast class which had advertised that the youth would be “shocked” at what they could do.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tucker RNG powers to grid

    Two months after connecting to the power grid for the first time, Tucker RNG found itself featured in Biomass Magazine.

    July 16, 2014

  • Park Ranger #1 Children test knowledge of Morrow Mtn. ranger

    Ever since the TV show “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?” folks can’t help but wonder how they would match up with the grade schoolers in their lives.

    July 14, 2014 2 Photos

  • Council calls on residents to share opinions on STI

    After hearing about the changes the state’s new Strategic Transportation Investment program could have on roads in the area, the Badin Town Council is calling its citizens to action.

    July 14, 2014

House Ads
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide