Toby Thorpe, Author at The Stanly News & Press

SCC

New director shares vision for SCC Small Business Center

Stanly Community College recently named Tom Nunalee as its new director of small business and entrepreneurial development. Originally from Wilmington, Nunalee has lived in Stanly ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Monday, September 19, 2022 10:29 am

Dustin Lisk

Stanly County Schools faces payroll problem

Stanly County School Board member Dustin Lisk, representing the SCS Finance Committee, reported at last Tuesday’s meeting the financial state of the schools entering the ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Saturday, September 10, 2022 5:53 pm

Albemarle Public Housing

Albemarle City Council hears public housing issues, action plan

Albemarle Public Housing Director Dr. Kim Scott appeared before City Council on Tuesday to present the department’s plan to correct issues concerning facilities operated by ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Friday, September 9, 2022 9:44 am

Dr. Rufus Lefler

‘Most of them are nearly falling down’: High school facilities a future priority for Stanly County Board of Education

During Tuesday night’s meeting of the Stanly County Board of Education, board member Dr. Rufus Lefler, who sits on the board’s facilities committee, reported on ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Thursday, September 8, 2022 2:06 pm

Amber Hatley

Revivque provides proactive healthcare with IV hydration

Dehydration is an ever-present concern for outdoor workers and athletes during the summer months, when humidity and heat can easily cause an active person to ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Thursday, September 8, 2022 10:36 am

Albemarle

Albemarle City Council approves annexation, rezoning

Annexation and rezoning of a 43.47 acre tract south of NC 24-27 and east of Anderson Road was approved Aug. 15 by Albemarle City Council, ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Wednesday, August 17, 2022 3:07 pm

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

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