The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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  • Legion to have Santa craft fair

    American Legion Post 76 will host a Santa Social and Craft Fair from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Walter B. Hill American Legion Grounds, 24302 Hwy. 52 South, Albemarle.
    The cost for entry is $2 and a canned food item to feed veterans for the holidays) or $3. There will be local vendors with their crafts and wares.
    Warm up with hot coffee, cocoa or tea along with homemade desserts.
    Santa will be here for pictures.

    December 1, 2011

  • American Legion seeking Gold Star mothers

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 520 is looking for Gold Star mothers. Unit 520 is wanting to contact Gold Star families to let them know that the White House is creating a Gold Star family tree this year and that local Gold Star families are encouraged to send a picture(s) of their loved ones to be included.  
    Please send them to
    Also, they are invited to a special meeting in 2012 to honor them. Please contact or call (704) 985-6219.

    December 1, 2011

  • DAV.tif DAV honors mothers, wives of veterans

    The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit 12 of Albemarle honored mothers and wives of veterans at Spring Arbor of Albemarle at 2 p.m. Nov. 7.

    November 26, 2011 1 Photo

  • Gov. Perdue Urges Employers to Hire Veterans and Take Advantage of New Tax Credit

    RALEIGH – Gov. Bev Perdue today urged North Carolina employers to help unemployed veterans get back to work by taking advantage of a new federal tax credit for hiring veterans of the Armed Forces.

    November 23, 2011

  • DAV to have auction

    Disabled American Veterans will have an auction sale at 4 p.m. Nov. 19 to benefit the DAV Stanly County Chapter 12. The sale will be at 1450 N.C. 24-27 Bypass W., Albemarle in Burleson Square in the basement behind the building. Fourteen-year-old Bradley Thompson will conduct the auction sale.

    November 18, 2011

  • Kissell with veterans Rep. Kissell visits with Veterans

    CONCORD, NC – Rep. Larry Kissell (NC-08) spent Veterans Day honoring Veterans from throughout the region.

    November 13, 2011 1 Photo

  • American Legion Auxiliary unit 76 American Legion Auxiliary unit 76 visits with veterans

    The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 76 had the privilege of visiting with the men and women who have served our country at various capacities in the armed services and now reside at the assisted living facilities in Stanly County.

    November 11, 2011 2 Photos

  • Subway salutes our veterans and troops

    All veterans and troops will receive a free six inch sub on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2011.

    November 2, 2011

  • Veterans Day Parade scheduled

    The 14th annual Stanly County Veterans Day Parade will be at 11 a.m.  
    Nov. 12.

    November 1, 2011

  • The Legion Riders American Legion Post 520 clothing drive

    The Legion Riders American Legion Post 520 will hold its fourth annual  
    clothing drive through Dec. 9.
    Residents are encouraged to begin their winter clothing and are asked  
    to donate clean, useable, clothes for adult and children. This  
    includes coats, bedding, towels, etc, and please fold all items.
    There will be two boxes displayed for participants to drop off their  
    belongings. One box will be located at God’s Country and the other one  
    will be at Locust Town Hall.
    For all donations received, the Legion Riders will sort them and then  
    deliver them to the VA Hospital in Salisbury the weekend of Dec. 16.

    November 1, 2011

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