The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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  • North Carolina state parks join National Trails Day celebration June 7

    RALEIGH – Since 1933, the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day has celebrated our most basic form of transportation.

    June 3, 2014

  • Fort Dobbs Recreates Life on the Frontier June 14-15

    STATESVILLE, N.C. -- In the summer of 1755, 50 soldiers arrived on a remote hilltop near present-day Statesville with orders to build a fort to guard local settlers and mark the edge of the British Empire. Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will offer a glimpse of life on the North Carolina frontier June 14-15. The lives of both the soldiers and settlers who lived on what was then the edge of civilization will be highlighted.

    May 23, 2014

  • NCDMV Brings ID Cards, Driver License Renewals, Replacements to Charlotte's 20th Speed Street

    RALEIGH – The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will join the fun at Charlotte’s 20th Speed Street, bringing its mobile unit to the 3rd Street Lot on Speed Street. The unit will be open for business from noon to 7 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, May 22-24.

    May 16, 2014

  • Environmental Professional to Speak on Water, Air Pollution at Catawba College

    Rick Dove, environmental consultant and former Southeastern Representative for the Waterkeeper Alliance, will speak on “North Carolina’s Environment in the Eye of the Perfect Storm” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, at Catawba College.

    April 22, 2014

  • N.C.’s longest-serving university president announces retirement

    Wingate, N.C. – Dr. Jerry E. McGee, Wingate University’s 13th president, announced plans today to retire in May 2015. McGee is N.C.’s longest-serving university president. At the time of his retirement, he will have served at Wingate for 23 years. McGee’s remarks are available on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQUoF3pusr8&feature=youtu.be.

    April 22, 2014

  • NCSU STUDY: Finding the Mix: Solar Cell Efficiency a Delicate Balance

    Research from North Carolina State University reveals that solar cell efficiency is based upon a delicate balance between the size and purity of the interior layers, or domains. These findings may lead to better designs and improved performance in organic solar cells.

    March 30, 2014

  • William Shatner.jpg Shatner, Hogan, Elvira and more prepare for Mad Monster Party

    Prepare to boldly go where no man has gone before.

    March 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • DOT closes roads in Cabarrus due to flooding

    Charlotte - Heavy rains over the last several hours have prompted the N.C. Department of Transportation to temporarily close several roads in Cabarrus County flooded by rising waters. Sections of Rocky River may reach 17 feet and spill over its banks today, while localized flooding is still possible across parts of the Charlotte region through this afternoon.

    March 7, 2014

  • Highlight of Town Creek Under the Stars will be the Moon on March 15

    Mount Gilead – Town Creek Indian Mound will host Town Creek Under Stars on Saturday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m.  Participants will view the nearly full Moon and learn fun moon facts.  The March full moon, called many different things by various American Indian tribes, was an important one in that it marked the end of cold weather and the beginning of spring

    March 3, 2014

  • NCDOT Will Close A Section Of Wilshire Avenue In Cabarrus County For Bridge Replacement

    The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close a section of Wilshire Avenue in Concord at 8 a.m. Saturday, weather permitting. Crews will replace the bridge over Irish Buffalo Creek, requiring the road to remain closed through November 1.

    February 25, 2014

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