SCC Sponsors Training for the Department of Defense

Albemarle, NC – Stanly Community College’s (SCC) Fire and Rescue program recently sponsored specialized training for the Department of Defense (DoD) that included Technical...

Oakboro farmers market to open in May

The Oakboro farmers market will open for the season the first weekend in May, said Mayor Pro Tem Mike Efird during last week’s Board...

West Stanly Lions Club

Each year, the West Stanly Lions Club recognizes a member with a Melvin Jones Award in recognition of his long time service and dedication to...

Mrs. Diane Chance sponsored Roger Hathcock as the newest member of the West Stanly...

Mrs. Diane Chance sponsored Roger Hathcock as the newest member of the West Stanly Lions Club in February. Mr. Hathcock was installed by past...

Veteran’s Memorial nearing completion in Locust

The long-awaited Veteran’s Memorial project is nearing completion in Locust.Located in the town center to the left of the Locust Government Building, the Veteran’s...

SCC Alumnus Pays It Forward

When Pheng Peter Xiong graduated from Stanly Community College’s (SCC) Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) program in 2003, he did not realize he would be “paying...

Cosmetology Students Hosting Annual Spring Hair Show

The Cosmetology students at Stanly Community College (SCC), along with program instructors Linda Hatley, Kimberly Herrin, Gena Trogdon, Tammy Shepherd and David Smith, will be...

Pickup dates announced for Stanfield residents

Several important waste pickup dates were announced for Stanfield residents during the March meeting of the town council.Limb pickup is scheduled for the week...

Stanfield Wrap Up

The Stanfield Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to work with individual property owners with known septic system problems rather than pursuing a sewer extension...

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February – Heart Awareness Month

CHARLOTTE - As part of the observance of Heart Awareness Month, Charlotte-based AAIDA (Advocacy & Awareness for Immune Disorders Awareness) will host an educational webinar “Supporting...

How To Help Teens And Young Adults Struggling With Mental Health During COVID

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