The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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  • 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

  • Cool Pool Stanfield pool back open under new rules, management

    West Stanly Community Pool, formerly West Stanly Swim Club, opened its doors to the public Tuesday.  Once a private venue that required membership fees and annual dues, patrons may now swim all day for $3.

    July 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thelma Hatley Former teacher, skating rink owner dies in wreck

    At the organ, in the garden, in the classroom or at the skating rink, Thelma Hatley was full of life and full of love, say family and friends who are mourning the loss of the 86-year-old great-grandmother and retired music teacher who died Monday in a traffic accident in Monroe.

    July 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Veterans Affairs program to offer MOVE! Weight Management classes

    The following release is from Veterans Affairs:

    Members of the Rural Health Integration program team from the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury will provide free MOVE! Weight Management classes at the Stanly Commons Conference Room, 1000 N. First Street, Albemarle, N.C., every Tuesday, July 15 through August 12 from 10 a.m. to noon.

    July 3, 2014

  • Campers Campers tackle walls, hurdles and wild creatures

    This year, campers at the Summer Explorers’ Challenge Camp learned how to scale rock walls, jump hurdles taller than they are, balance their way over tree trunks … and outrun alligators.

    July 2, 2014 3 Photos

  • 518.JPG Locust's Bark in the Park gets two paws up

    On Saturday the dog park at Officer Jeff Shelton Park in Locust was transformed into a pet wonderland. Vendors, owners and their dogs gathered to meet, share and admire each other’s four-legged friends.

    June 30, 2014 6 Photos

  • Randy Smith Norwood police chief to retire

    When Norwood’s Town Council met in a special called meeting to approve its 2014-15 budget, it was also met with a surprise announcement.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tammy Albertson Albertson set to lead Partnership

    Tammy Albertson, current program coordinator for Stanly County Partnership for Children, will become executive director on July 1. She will  take over when director Barbara Whitley retires at month’s end.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

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