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Developers plan $8.7M apartment complex
An $8.7 million apartment complex may soon be erected behind the Walmart in Albemarle.
Convoy ready to help one of its own
The Christian Cooking Convoy has a raised a lot of money by providing benefit dinners for those in need over the years.
Town leader dies
The Red Cross Town Council will soon appoint someone to fill the vacancy left by the sudden death Saturday of 66-year-old Dicky Hatley, but Mayor Larry Wayne Smith said Monday that Hatley simply can’t be replaced.
Town of Richfield to examine firearms ordinance
The town of Richfield will take a closer look at its discharge of firearms ordinance following concerns raised by citizens.
Homeless count in Stanly County begins
Part of a national effort to determine the extent of homelessness, local organizers plan to conduct interviews here this week.
Fellowship Baptist Church to hold Saturday concert
An incorrect cutline ran on page 6A of the Jan. 23 print edition of the paper in regards to a concert at Fellowship Baptist Church.
Budding mathematicians, scientists exhibit skills
Students at Norwood Elementary explored hands-on activities during Math and Science Night.
Board favors southern 24-27 option
One week after the southern route bypass appeared to be close to elimination for further consideration, county commissioners reached a consensus to support the option.
City continues downtown revitalization plan through Old Central School site
Over the course of the past 10 years, the city of Albemarle has invested more than $13 million in its downtown area.
State will shift deer from Morrow Mountain to Cherokee land
Morrow Mountain State Park will participate in a long-term project to relocate white-tailed deer from the park to reservation lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.
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