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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.
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.
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.
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.
City stands pat on Internet sweepstakes rules
The City of Albemarle remained firm in its decision not to issue business licenses to Internet sweepstakes operations at Monday’s meeting.
With the help of the Carolina Panthers, students from Albemarle Middle School are now set to tackle their end of grade tests.
Efforts underway to form Purple Stride group
For those in Stanly County that have been affected by pancreatic cancer, now is your chance to leave a mark.
Good Samaritan jumps to rescue
As she lay there incapacitated, three motorists watched, but never stopped to help. The fourth passerby, however, not only stopped to help, but exceeded the call of duty while earning a forever friend.
Albemarle lane to be closed today
The Albemarle Bridge Maintenance department will close a lane of travel on Mountain Creek Road between Hearne Road and Holly Ridge Road to make repairs to the guard rail. This lane closure will be Monday only until 3 p.m.
State budget cuts will pinch
Two state funding programs that currently play a role in the revitalization of downtown Albemarle could be cut from this year’s state budget.
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