Toby Thorpe, Author at The Stanly News & Press

Covid

Health Board rejects proposed revision for mask mandate

At Thursday’s meeting of the Stanly County Health and Human Services Board, members voted 11-6 to deny a motion to exempt the county’s health and ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Friday, August 5, 2022 9:17 am

Hurricane Mills

Norwood 7-year-old to compete in motocross championship at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch

Max Michael Forrest, a rising second-grader at Norwood Elementary School, has qualified to compete in the annual Monster Energy American Motorcycle Association Amateur Motocross Championships ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Thursday, July 21, 2022 4:17 pm

Cyclops Garden Shoppe and Statuary

Cyclops Garden Shoppe and Statuary opens in Locust

Jamie Morgan has always enjoyed being outdoors. “I studied horticulture at Central Piedmont Community College, and I’ve always been good at growing things,” she said. ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:00 am

Albemarle Animal Clinic

Howard retires from Fairview Veterinary Clinic after 42 years of helping pets, owners

After nearly 42 years of service to pet owners in and around Stanly County, Dr. Alan Howard retired on July 1. “Lots of reflection, and ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Monday, July 4, 2022 7:25 am

News

Albemarle City Council passes budget 5-2

Albemarle City Council approved the proposed municipal budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year at its regular meeting on June 20. The budget passed by a ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Friday, June 24, 2022 3:32 pm

Albemarle

Albemarle City Council, Waste Management reps discuss service problems

During Monday’s Albemarle City Council meeting, following a lengthy update from Marilyn Wells, regional manager for municipal and community relations with Waste Management (WM), a ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:21 pm

Albemarle

Albemarle approves of downtown social district

Albemarle City Council, by a 6-1 vote, approved the creation of a downtown social district at Monday night’s regular meeting. Albemarle Downtown Development Director Joy ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 2:05 pm

News

North Stanly speaker, former coach, tells graduates: ‘To get in the game, don’t be afraid to get dirty.’

North Stanly High School conferred diplomas to the 150 members of its 60th senior class in commencement exercises held at R.N. Jeffrey Stadium Friday evening. ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Monday, June 13, 2022 2:18 pm

Albemarle

Moore still clipping after 60 years

When you step into Jeff’s Barber Shop on North First Street in Albemarle, don’t expect to find a reception desk, appointment calendar or multiple hair ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Friday, June 10, 2022 3:59 pm

Jerry Myers

Colleagues remember former county manager

Jerry Myers, who served as Stanly County manager from 2001 to 2008, passed away on June 2, and is remembered fondly by friends and co-workers. ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Wednesday, June 8, 2022 4:17 pm

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