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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.
New Albemarle mayor, City Council members take positions
At Monday night’s Albemarle City Council meeting, mayor-elect Ronnie Michael and new council members Martha Hughes, Benton Dry II and Chris Whitley were sworn into their seats.
South Stanly principal Sean Britt named Principal of the Year
South Stanly High School’s Shawn Britt has been named the 2013 Principal of the Year.
Johnson takes over as new director of ADDC
Albemarle Downtown Development Corporation (ADDC) welcomed in its new executive director Wednesday.
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