The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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July 2, 2013

47 rural students join new Public Service Internship Program


Tuesday, July 2, 2013 — Kaila Britt (Hertford County)

Kaila Britt of Ahoskie attends North Carolina Central University where she majors in accounting.

Chequita Brooks (Ashe County)

Chequita Brooks is pursuing a degree in chemistry with a minor in biology at Western Carolina University.

Dakota Crapps (Burke County)

Dakota Crapps received her associate's degree from Caldwell Community College in May and plans to study social work at Appalachian State University.

Ruthie Davis (Warren County)

Ruthie Davis recently graduated from Vance-Granville Community College with an associate's degree in business administration and in July will receive her associate's degree in accounting. She will continue her education this fall by studying marketing at Johnson & Wales University.

Shannon Dexter (Madison County)

Shannon Dexter recently earned her associate's degree from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and will attend N.C. State University in the fall to study horticulture and biology.

Jami Eckemoff (Caswell County)

Jami Eckemoff recently graduated from Piedmont Community College and will attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the fall. She plans to major in business administration.

Susie Fielden (Haywood County)

Susie Fielden is enrolled in the entrepreneurship program at Haywood Community College and plans to earn a degree in entrepreneurship at Western Carolina University. She also holds an associate's degree in recreational leadership and a bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation.

Shane Forbes (McDowell County)

Shane Forbes attends McDowell Technical Community College and plans to transfer to a four-year university.

Marcus Graham (Beaufort County)

Marcus Graham attends Beaufort County Community College, where he is pursuing a degree in criminal justice. He plans to transfer to a university to obtain a bachelor’s degree and then to attend law school.

Clarrissa Greene (Onslow County)

Clarrissa Greene attends the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is an English major and plans to attend law school after graduation.

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  • Mission team heads to Ukraine

    A team from First Baptist Church of Midland left July 26 for Pyloypovychi, a small village in western Ukraine, near Novograd-Volinsky, near the border of Belarus.

    July 30, 2014

  • Police ready for night out

    Expect a swarm of cops at Roosevelt Ingram Park.
    No, there is no trouble brewing. Aug. 5 marks the annual National Night Out when police officers converge with their respective communities as part of an effort to strengthen relations between law enforcement officers and the public they serve.

    July 30, 2014

  • Eagle Scout Award Stanfield Scout receives Eagle rank

    Wade Mullins of Boy Scout Troop 27 in Stanfield recently earned his Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America program.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wool Pool Wool pool draws farmers near, far

    “Yes, sir, yes, sir. Three bags full,” goes “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep,” the children’s nursery rhyme. Various bags of wool were assembled in Stanly County this week.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police chief resigns

    Stanfield is on the lookout for someone to lead its Police Department following the July 18 resignation of Chief James Schneider. Officer Corie Faggart has been named interim chief while the town seeks interviewees for the post.

    July 28, 2014

  • 24-27 back on list

    After an outpouring of public comment on the N.C. Highway 24-27 project,  the N.C. Department of Transportation says it may have a chance at funding once again.

    July 28, 2014

  • 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

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