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