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Rotary, YMCA lend a hand after Hurricane Florence

Albemarle Rotary Club and the Stanly County Family YMCA in Albemarle will begin a campaign today to gather items for people impacted by Hurricane Florence ... Read more

4 days ago by BJ Drye.

Albemarle police reports charges, arrests

The Albemarle Police Department reports the following: Steven Curtis McDonald, 23, expired registration card/tag. August 14. Hal Davis Strother, 18, fictitious/altered title/registration card/tag. August 14. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Badin council votes to change scenic byway route

The Badin Town Council voted on a proposed change to the Pee Dee Scenic Byway during its regular meeting on Sept. 11. Connie Morgan, scenic ... Read more

5 days ago by Imari Scarbrough.

Rising water roughs up Stanly towns

Swollen waterways and saturated infrastructure hit Stanly’s municipalities hard this weekend. The southern communities around Norwood, Oakboro and Stanfield experienced the most dramatic of those ... Read more

5 days ago by Shannon Beamon.

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

5 days ago by Ritchie Starnes.

Firefighters battle Albemarle blaze

Gerald’s Hair and Day Spa in Albemarle caught fire early Monday morning. According to Fire Marshal Michael Roark, firefighters responding to the blaze on South ... Read more

5 days ago by Charles Curcio.

Hurricane Florence storms force road closures in Stanly

Heavy rains from the storms brought by Hurricane Florence have closed a number of roads in Stanly County. A curfew is in effect from 9 ... Read more

6 days ago by Charles Curcio.

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

6 days ago by Ritchie Starnes.

Ann Hudson presents a pecan pound cake

Pecan Pound Cake 1 1/2 cups butter or margarine, softened 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened 3 cups sugar 6 large eggs 3 cups ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Potential bamboo business bothers neighbors

When a large lot went up for sale along Mountain Creek Road in Albemarle, nearby residents were not surprised. At least two houses had sold ... Read more

1 week ago by Shannon Beamon.

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