David Jenkins will become the new director of the consolidated Stanly County Health & Human Services Department. Jenkins has more than 17 years of experience in public health having served most recently as the Health Director in Carteret County. Prior to his work in Carteret County, Jenkins was the public health director in Scotland County and also worked as an environmental health supervisor in New Hanover County. Jenkins has a master’s degree in public administration from Walden University and a bachelor?s degree in marine biology from UNC Wilmington. He will assume his new position in Stanly County on Feb. 5, 2018.
Jon PlatekALBEMARLE — Planned renovations and events dominated the discussion at the Nov. 20 meeting of Albemarle City Council. City Lake Park is preparing to host a youth mud run obstacle course this spring. Albemarle […]
FORT BRAGG — A military judge will weigh whether President Donald Trump’s critical statements about U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl have hurt the soldier’s chances of getting fair treatment in the desertion case that could […]
OAKBORO — When the Oakboro Choice STEM School opened in August, students, faculty, parents and the community welcomed the first school in Stanly County with a core mission of science, technology, engineering and math education. […]