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West Stanly Christian Ministries aims for recovery
A ministry that began 17 years ago as a yard sale to help a family displaced by a house fire is recovering from its own Thursday morning blaze.
Alarm, sprinkler help save West Stanly Christian Ministries building
Were it not for its fire alarm and sprinkler system, West Stanly Christian Ministries may have gone up in flames in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Instead, the crisis assistance organization is facing water and smoke damage in part of its building, but hopes to reopen its thrift store within days.
City of Locust honors Purple Heart recipients
During what Mayor Steve Huber suggested may have been “the best day in my career as part of the government in Locust,” City Council members honored Purple Heart recipients, swore in a new council member and saluted a departing one on Thursday night, all before a capacity crowd in the Joel Honeycutt Community Room.
Mineral Springs Baptist brings Bethlehem to Stanly
Temperatures were falling, but excitement was rising Saturday night as shepherds and angels, innkeepers and tax collectors, merchants and magi, a small flock of sheep and a humble donkey took their places around the Bethlehem village across from Mineral Springs Baptist Church, all with the goal of pointing passersby to the reason for the season — the nativity of Christ.
Volunteers needed to assist with Community Christmas Dinner
While for most people Christmas is a time for feasting, family and friends, for others it can be a reminder of what is missing.
Donation, volunteers needed to help homeless at The Community Inn
Should the Christmas season stir a desire to give back, then The Community Inn has plenty of need for volunteers.
Former Kendall Valley students return to unearth time capsules
While some might say, “Don’t go digging up the past,” 25 former classmates went after it with shovels.
Ten years ago, Susan LaMarre’s fifth grade class buried time capsules at Kendall Valley Elementary School, now North Stanly Middle School.
Cooperative Extension presents ways to deck the halls, doors
It may be time to deck the halls with boughs of holly, but the folks at the NC Extension Office said that does not mean one you should forget about the front door.
Changes come to annual Albemarle Downtown Christmas celebration
While there will not be “tales of Christmases long, long ago,” there will be the beginning of what could become a holiday tradition.
Stanly County Board of Education fills vacant seat, names chairman
The Stanly County Board of Education voted to fill its vacant seat for District 7 during Tuesday night’s scheduled meeting.
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