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Animal Control doing great job

I would like to take a minute to recognize the Stanly County Animal Control personnel. They are doing such a wonderful job trying to find ... Read more

8 hours ago by SNAP Letters.

LARRY PENKAVA COLUMN: Memories of Memorial Swimming Pool

By Larry Penkava, for the SNAP “Mama, I need a quarter.” “I gave it to your brother.” “Well, we’re leaving. The bus should be on ... Read more

12 hours ago by Staff Reports.

ROGER THOMAS COLUMN: The best films of the first half of 2018

Once again, we are reached the end of the first half of a year. Six months have passed and six more are to come. Over ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

TOBY THORPE COLUMN: Carter’s story is inspirational, yet sobering

Somewhere along the line, I had missed this one. I’ve always been interested in anything involving Stanly County — its towns, its institutions, its land ... Read more

3 days ago by Toby Thorpe.

STEM Camp brings science to kids during summer vacation

Very few times in my life have I every truly wanted to go back and be a kid again. Charles Curcio, sports editorFor the most ... Read more

4 days ago by Charles Curcio.

THE EXTENSION CORNER — Preserve safely: use a pressure canner

Summer is the time to harvest lots of fresh and delicious fruits and vegetables. Therefore, many individuals are interested in preserving their harvest in order ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Palestine UMC offers vacation Bible school

The July 1 worship service at Palestine United Methodist Church was led by Pastor Kevin McCormac. The title of his message was “From Me to ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Morrow Mountain to present Read-With-A-Ranger

Badin Library Today’s story and craft time theme is “Recycling Rocks!” and the program begins at 3:30 p.m. All children are welcome. On July 19, ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

ELLEN GASKINS: Ridgecrest hears ‘The One Essential Fact’

Ridgecrest Presbyterian Church July 1, the message, “Steadfast to the End,” was presented by Larry Pittman. The sermon scriptures were from II Timothy 4:9-22. The ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

VANESSA CHAMBERS: Ushers to celebrate anniversary

We invite you to attend Bible study at Parkers Grove Baptist Church each Monday at 6 p.m., except for the third Monday — when it ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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