The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


  • Cartoon techniques with Marcus Hamilton

    Come learn cartooning techniques from a professional illustrator, Marcus Hamilton, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Jan. 21. He has been the cartoonist for the daily panels of “Dennis the Menace” since about 1996. The cost is $25 for adults. The workshop is appropriate for all ages and children can attend with a paying adult for an additional $10.
    Pre-registration and pre-paid, non-refundable tuition is required to reserve a  seat.
    Make checks payable to Marcus Hamilton and mail to Falling Rivers Gallery. To register or for more information, contact Falling Rivers Gallery at (704) 983-4278, email Marcus Hamilton at or e-mail  fallingrivers

    January 12, 2012

  • espn.jpg Viral video: Top recruit picks Alabama; mom rolls eyes

    A top recruit made his verbal commitment to the University of Alabama during a live television announcement Thursday night, but it’s his mother’s reaction to the news that’s getting attention.

    January 6, 2012 1 Photo

  • proposal.jpg Viral video: Marriage proposal rejected at basketball game

    Having your marriage proposal rejected is heartbreaking. Having your marriage proposal rejected on camera in front of thousands of people at a sporting event? Well, that’s a viral video on YouTube.

    January 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • anchorman.jpg Viral video: Anchor has Ron Burgundy moment on live TV

    A morning meteorologist at a TV station in Green Bay, Wis., had a real-life Ron Burgundy moment this week thanks to a prank by one of his co-workers.

    January 4, 2012 1 Photo

  • Viral video: Clerk punches would-be robber

    A clerk at a gold-buying store in North Carolina punched a would-be robber in the face Friday, knocking the man out after he barged in with a gun and demanded money.

    December 27, 2011

  • Transportation Museum chief named manager of Reed Gold Mine

    The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources and the Division of State Historic Sites announce the selection of Larry K. Neal Jr. as site manager of Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site in Midland.

    December 27, 2011

  • hockey-shot.jpg Viral video: Woman makes amazing hockey goal, wins truck

    Some folks are calling it a "miracle on ice." A 59-year-old woman who had never held a hockey stick made a nearly impossible goal, sending a puck into a tiny opening to win a brand new truck.

    December 23, 2011 1 Photo

  • google2011.jpg Top 10 fastest-rising Google searches in 2011

    Technology and celebrity dominated the top 10 list of fastest-growing Google searches in 2011, but it was a 13-year-old girl and her mockable music video that rocketed to the top spot for sudden Internet interest, according to Google’s Zeitgeist for 2011.

    December 17, 2011 1 Photo

  • Friends of Elvis Fan Club to hold Christmas party

    Friends of Elvis Fan Club invites everyone to their Christmas party and meeting from 6:30-9 p.m. on Dec. 13 at Blue Bay Seafood in Albemarle.

    December 13, 2011

  • christmas-ornaments.jpg Throwing a holiday party? How to entertain on a budget

    In case you're hosting one or more holiday parties this year, here are some ways to keep your costs at a minimum, all while managing the inevitable last-minute stress.

    December 12, 2011 1 Photo

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