The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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  • 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

  • Singing Americans #1 Singing Americans celebrate 25 years

    Sunday afternoon, the Singing Americans of Stanly County presented its rendition of Randy Vader and Rose Aspinall’s patriotic cantata “Indivisible” at the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center.

    July 11, 2014 2 Photos

  • Alcoa Scholarships Alcoa awards valedictorians scholarships

    Nearly a month after graduation and in the middle of summer vacation, Stanly County Schools’ valedictorians were summoned for one more assignment before going off to college.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Council backs county’s package for new business

    The town of Badin was quick to back the economic incentive package the county plans to offer an industrial ceramics manufacturer.

    July 11, 2014

  • Pauline Almond Club honors Almond for decades of service

    Pauline Almond is just as humble a person today, at age 89, as she was way back in 1952.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Board OKs $1.7M grant

    On Monday night, the Stanly County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $1.7 million incentive grant that would bring a new manufacturer and  155 new jobs to Badin.

    July 9, 2014

  • School board filing set to begin

    Those interested in running for the Board of Education can file for office Monday.
    Noon Monday marks the earliest candidates can file for office at the Stanly County Board of Elections at the Stanly Commons. Filing period for school board runs through noon July 25.

    July 8, 2014

  • Katelin Rush Crash survivor travels road to recovery

    Although the Monday morning started like most first days of the work and school week, it quickly detoured and has yet to return to normal.

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Department advises how to avoid chikungunya

    It may have a funny name and might be a little harder to catch than other mosquito-related illnesses, but it is better to be safe than sorry, according to Dennis Joyner, director of the Stanly County Health Department.

    July 4, 2014

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