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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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