The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


  • Colonial Life to be Focus of Alamance Battleground Oct. 14-18

    BURLINGTON, N.C. -- Nearly 2,000 students from across North Carolina will visit Alamance Battleground State Historic Site for a unique living history experience during its annual Colonial Living Week on Oct. 14-18. Costumed interpreters will bring alive the day-to-day life of the American colonial era for those in attendance. This firsthand, historical experience is free and open to the public. Groups with 10 or more must make reservations. Donations are appreciated and welcomed.

    October 15, 2013

  • Mermaid Theatre brings The Very Hungry Caterpillar to Wingate University

    Wingate, N.C. – Featuring brightly colored puppets and innovative blacklight techniques, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia has created an elegant stage adaptation of three of Eric Carle’s whimsical stories: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and the Mixed-Up Chameleon. They will be boldly brought to life in The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle stories presented by The Batte Center at Wingate University on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. in McGee Theatre on campus.

    October 11, 2013

  • DMV Mobile Unit To Miss October Denton Visit

    RALEIGH — The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles mobile unit will be unable to make its stop in Denton on Wednesday, Oct. 23, due to its scheduled participation in the N.C. State Fair. The mobile unit’s next stop in Denton will be Wednesday, Nov. 20.

    October 10, 2013

  • Partners Behavioral Health Management taps Monarch for services in Cleveland, Gaston and Lincoln counties

    Partners Behavioral Health Management (BHM), the managed care organization overseeing Medicaid, state and local funded behavioral healthcare for eight counties in North Carolina, announced Oct. 4 that Albemarle-based Monarch would deliver behavioral health services previously contracted to True Behavioral Healthcare of Gastonia.

    October 8, 2013

  • North Carolina Joins Crackdown on Illegal Online Wildlife Sales

    The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently worked with other state and federal agencies for a crackdown on illegal wildlife trade through the Internet.

    October 5, 2013

  • Charlotte man to purchase home with $150,000 lottery win

    Carrol Brown of Charlotte plans to use the $150,000 prize he won playing the lottery to purchase a new home.

    October 5, 2013

  • Rowan County woman on $200,000 lottery win: ‘It still hasn’t hit me’

    RALEIGH – Deborah Dickerson of Cleveland plans to use the $200,000 prize she won playing the lottery to pay bills and save for the future. She is the third player to scratch off the top prize in the 20X The Cash game.

    October 5, 2013

  • NCTravel1.jpg Morganton, N.C., highlights outdoors, plus wine, ale and art

    Chemists with a zest for the outdoors seem to be creating soft adventures for travelers in western North Carolina. I swapped my notion of science limited to test tubes after meeting at least four chemists in Morganton, a cheerful, energetic community on Interstate 40, in between Asheville and Charlotte.

    October 3, 2013 2 Photos

  • City Council Candidate Forum Scheduled for October 29

    The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce invites you to a Salisbury City Council Candidate Forum to be held on Tuesday, October 29, 6 p.m., at Catawba College’s Peeler Crystal Lounge, Robertson College Community Center, 2220 W. Innes Street. The event is free and open to the public.

    September 30, 2013

  • Veterans Affairs program to provide veterans free flu shots and health care information

    Members of the Rural Health program team from the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury will provide free flu shots and VA services at the Union County Veteran Service Office, 500 N. Main, Monroe, N.C. Oct. 10, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

    September 30, 2013

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