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Jo Grey Column: National Public Lands Day coming up

Badin Library Everyone is invited to weekly Storytime and crafts today and every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Bring a friend for a cool reading adventure. ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Forrest Oaks celebrates oldest resident

The Forest Oaks living community celebrated its first centenarian this week. Resident Anna Staats turned 100 on Tuesday, making her the first to reach that ... Read more

7 days ago by Shannon Beamon.

‘Prom’ play set for tonight

There’s a high school prom taking place in Albemarle beginning tonight, at least a fictional one and on stage. “Meet Me at the Prom” opens ... Read more

1 week ago by Ritchie Starnes.

Florence soaks scheduled events

Although updated meteorological models forecast Hurricane Florence to trek farther south after making landfall, Stanly County continues to brace for the worse. Along with a revised ... Read more

1 week ago by Ritchie Starnes.

Soto joins Pinnacle

Tiffany Soto has recently joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as a financial specialist. She is based at the firm’s downtown Locust office at 102 S. Main ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

DA rules no charges for Norwood commissioner

A 13-month SBI probe of a Norwood town commissioner concluded with no criminal charges. Faced with allegations of embezzlement from his business partners, Robbie Cohen had ... Read more

1 week ago by Ritchie Starnes.

Hurricane Florence: Pfeiffer moves to online-only status, voluntary evacuation

Due to the anticipated effects of Hurricane Florence, all Pfeiffer University classes will move to online-only status and a voluntary evacuation will be effective Wednesday ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Maranatha Closet opens doors to needy

The word “maranatha” only appears once in the Bible, in 1 Corinthians 16:22. It’s a Greek word defined in the new Strong’s Dictionary of Bible ... Read more

1 week ago by Charles Curcio.

Three Rivers Land Trust receives $200K grant for Alcoa land purchase

Three Rivers Land Trust, formally known as The LandTrust for Central North Carolina, has been the awarded a grant from The Cannon Foundation of $200,000 ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

BOE appointment stays in the family

Albemarle attorney Jim Phillips was sworn in Tuesday morning as the newest member on the Stanly County Board of Elections. Phillips was appointed by the ... Read more

1 week ago by Ritchie Starnes.

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