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Ritchie Starnes, Author at The Stanly News & Press

Ritchie Starnes

Recent Articles

Storm cleanup, damage assessment underway

As the state’s death toll from Florence climbed to 27 on Wednesday, residents in waterlogged Stanly County pushed forward. Although parts of the county remained under ... Read more

Florence pelts furious exit

Everything was supposed to return to normal on Monday, but because Florence saved most of its fury for the end county residents and businesses instead ... Read more

Locust Troop 202 hikes Yosemite

Troop 202 of the Boy Scouts of America recently completed a West Coast trip that included backpacking in Yosemite National Forest. The troop, which charters ... Read more

County braces for Florence

As wind and gusts from the outer bands of Hurricane Florence swirled in Stanly County Friday, organizers were busy ramping up additional safety precautions. Five ... Read more