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Mike Walden Column: How does North Carolina compare on incentives?

The use of financial incentives to attract new businesses is a controversial topic in most states, including North Carolina. The debates might get more heated ... Read more

1 hour ago by Staff Reports.

Reagan Efird: Early College students enjoy new sports rule

As of this school year, Stanly Early College students are able to play sports at the traditional high schools. Wherever the student would have gone ... Read more

8 hours ago by Staff Reports.

McKenzie Horne: Gray Stone class presents a new learning approach

The AP Physics students at Gray Stone Day School took an unconventional approach to studying physics on Aug. 28. During class, students headed to the ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

The Extension Corner — Cooking for crowds: A food safety program

Are you serving food at a church potluck, annual fundraiser, or community event? Do you know if this food has been prepared and handled safely? ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Harristown News: Daughter carries on mother’s column

My name is Johnnie Harris and I will be writing the news for our community. I have some big shoes to fill as I take ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Doug Creamer Column: Helping neighbors in the wake of Florence

I am sitting at my computer looking out my window at a hummingbird at the feeder. It is a welcome sight after the wild weather ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Martha Dennis: Church collection for SCCM is Sunday

Saint Martin’s Lutheran Church There were no church services scheduled for Sept. 16 due to the hazardous weather our area was experiencing. The Little Red ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Sarah White: Organizers reschedule concert, yard sale

West Stanly Senior Center September Schedule Volunteers are needed at the front desk Monday through Friday. Check with Judy at 704-781-5470 for times and info. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Letter: Let’s keep Stanly beautiful

Stanly County is a beautiful place to live and work, but we have a litter problem. Research has shown that litter attracts litter. When an ... Read more

1 day ago by SNAP Letters.

Roger Thomas Review: ‘Kin’ — a film that gradually won my attention

The story of “Kin” is many things. It is a story of a 14-year-old boy who is making discoveries as his life changes. It is ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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