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SNAP BACK IN TIME – Sept. 16, 1966

SNAP Back In Time takes a look back at newsmakers from yesteryear. 

Friday, Sept. 16, 1966

County Audit

Stanly County had ended the 1965-66 fiscal year on June 20 with an unrestricted surplus of $184,162.60, according to the audit report of Alfred C. Starling, CPA.

“Stanly County has enjoyed another very good year, financially,” Starling reported. “Tax collections were exceptionally good, with 94.63 percent of the current levy collected prior to June 30. Collection of prior years’ taxes was also good.”

Voters

Voters of Albemarle had approved the issuance of $775,000 in bonds for improvement of the city’s electrical distribution system in light voting.

The count was 506 in favor of the bonds and 73 against.

Schools

Stanly County Board of Education on Monday night and Tuesday night had spent considerable time studying and discussing preliminary plans for additions at the three consolidated high schools and Locust Elementary School.

The plans for Locust has been approved and the architect instructed to prepare as soon as possible working drawings and specifications on the project. It was hoped bids might be secured and reviewed by Oct. 15 on the addition.

 

BREAKING NEWS

Stanly County Schools to make masks optional beginning Monday

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Uwharrie reports increase in total assets

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REGIONAL: Three Rivers Land Trust conserves two properties in two counties

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West Stanly women’s golf wins RRC, heads to state finals

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Custom Alloy Corporation to invest $8.1 million in Badin

BREAKING NEWS

“Once in a generation”: Oakboro community mourns the passing of local icon Ted Lilly

BREAKING NEWS

ADDC cancels Holiday Tour of Homes due to COVID

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Albemarle denies annexation request for property off of City Lake Drive

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NCDOT sets new yearly litter collection record of 11 million pounds

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SNAP BACK IN TIME – From Oct. 19, 1951 – Fred T. Morgan joins the SNAP

DEVELOPING NEWS

Oakboro’s ambassador, friend to many Ted Lilly dies

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Oakboro increases max height of apartment buildings, rezones land near Food Lion

Community

BBB Tip: Celebrate Halloween on a budget

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Oct. 14-18, 2021

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Benefit ride scheduled to support Albemarle Fire Department

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Council approves cluster subdivision off Northeast Connector

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Pfeiffer men’s soccer wins physical matchup with Greensboro, 2-1

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SNAP BACK IN TIME – Oct. 18, 1966 – New doctor in town

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Albemarle Police Reports – Oct. 16-17, 2021

Community

STANLY EARLY COLLEGE NEWS: Welder blazes own path

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REGIONAL: Charlotte woman wins $1 million on a scratch-off ticket

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Stanly County tourism numbers declined considerably for 2020 due to pandemic

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SNAP BACK IN TIME – Oct. 16, 1981 – The Air National Guard receives an honor

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Inspired by its eerie, possibly haunted nature, Stanly couple gets married at the old Albemarle Opera House