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S LEADERSHIP STANLY area, Goetz says she often is questioned as to what makes Stanly special. “People ask, ‘Why would you move here from Los Angeles?’ But why not? I love the lakes, hills and small towns, while still being fairly close to larger cities.” Goetz believes that many who live in Stanly County don’t realize what a great place it is. “Stanly County is a gem,” she said. “And unfortunately it gets a bad rep from some. Too many people look outside the county for things they can get here.” Jan Goetz, care consultant with Community Home Care & Hospice, stands by a community chalkboard in downtown Albemarle aimed at promoting better communication about death. 0870131226 Discover Stanly | 2017 17