The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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  • Jane Whitley 42 years teaching and still going

    North Stanly High School mathematics teacher Jane Whitley is like the Energizer Bunny. She keeps teaching and teaching and teaching.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Aquadale Field Day Field Day of Dreams

    After finishing their EOGs last week, there’s not much  left for students to do but sit back, wait for the scores … and grab the water hose.

    June 13, 2014 3 Photos

  • Barbara Whitley Whitley reflects on time at Partnership

    After more than 12 years with Stanly County Partnership for Children, Executive Director Barbara Whitley will retire June 30. Whitley began as the executive director in 2002, but she had been involved with the organization since its inception in 1993.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Student Awards Students receive awards

    Hundreds of families filed into last Tuesday night’s scheduled Board of Education meeting to watch Stanly County school officials recognize students in various award categories for the 2013-14 school year.

    June 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pleas mount for budget changes

    If Monday night’s public hearing for Stanly County’s 2014-15 budget carries any fiscal influence, there’s still work to do.

    June 11, 2014

  • SamHill Jennings Gray Stone senior wins national honor

    Gray Stone Day School senior Sam HillJennings was sitting in class when he received the message.

    June 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • NCDOT Will Temporarily Close A Section Of Big Lick Road For Bridge Replacement Work

    Weather permitting, the N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close a section of Big Lick Road west of Oakboro at 8 a.m. Monday. The closure is necessary to replace the existing bridge over Island Creek.

    June 10, 2014

  • Bees in tree Tree cutter treated after hundreds of bees sting

    A Jerry Shaver Tree Company worker is recovering after being stung by more than 100 bees Tuesday during a routine business stop. The stop occurred on the front lawn of Terry Ritchie’s Badin home.

    June 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Donor gifts $500K to SCC

    A man with boyhood ties to Albemarle has gifted more than $500,000 to Stanly Community College, making it among the school’s largest donations of record.

    June 9, 2014

  • Locals lobby legislative leaders

    In the midst of the budget cuts, tax changes and policy overhauls of the legislative short session, state representatives got a visit from several of Stanly County’s municipal leaders.

    June 9, 2014

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