Category Archives: Schools

Mission Church improves community with Big Serve week

Mission Baptist Church wrapped up its Big Serve week by serving dinner to the West Stanly High School football team before their game on Friday. The Big Serve was a weeklong event designed to address any unmet needs in the … Continue reading

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West Stanly roars for school spirit

By Leah Schmalz West Stanly High School’s mascot may be a colt, but the students, faculty and staff are letting out a roar. Less than two weeks ago, they recorded a video for Katy Perry’s song “Roar” as part of … Continue reading

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Softball tournament raises $1,400 for Special Olympics

By Carrie C. Causey, The Weekly Post carrie@weeklypostnc.com Members of the Lanesboro Correctional Institution hit it out of the ballpark in their efforts to raise money for Special Olympics Saturday. Softball teams from around the area, including Albemarle and Oakboro, participated … Continue reading

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4-H youth attends NCACC Youth Summit

Stanly County 4-H’er, Betsy Austin, attended the fourth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, held in Greensboro, North Carolina recently. 4-H and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service partnered for the fourth year with the NCACC … Continue reading

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SCC’s AMIT campaign receives $20,000 from For Stanly, Inc.

Stanly Community Col- lege received a $20,000 donation from For Stanly, Inc. in support of its SCC’s “Training for Tomorrow’s Workforce” campaign. Through this targeted campaign, SCC is seek- ing to raise $3 million for major renovations to the existing … Continue reading

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Senior Center collecting school supplies

Kathy Yow, Stanly Family YMCA Business Manager and Volunteer Coordinator for Second Parenthood Support Group, accepts school tools donations from Mary Troutman, Senior Ser- vices Dept. Programs Supervisor. Schools supplies donated by Senior Center participants and staff will be used … Continue reading

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County commissioners, school board to change size

Beginning next year, two Stanly County boards will see a change in the shape of their panels. The Board of Education will loose two seats, and the Board of Commis- sioners will gain two seats, coming to a total of … Continue reading

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West Stanly hires new football coach

West Stanly football players will run out on the field under the leadership of a new coach this year, as James Johnson joins the team. Johnson comes to the new position as head coach from Richmond Senior High School with … Continue reading

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Rotary gives dictionaries, inspires learning

The West Stanly Rotary Club gave dictionaries to third graders at Locust Elementary School last week to encourage a thirst for learning. The students helped find and define key words from the Rotary “4 Way Test” of ethical conduct. “We … Continue reading

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West Stanly Middle Betas showcase talents

Forty-eight of West Stanly Middle School’s 135 Beta members joined 3,800 other North Carolina Betas in Greensboro for the State Convention February 4 and 5. While at the convention, members showcased their talents with arts and crafts entries including sketching, … Continue reading

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