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Pfeiffer University continues campaign to rejuvenate alumni, branding
The message of Pfeiffer University’s latest awareness campaign is simple — “We Are Pfeiffer.” The hope is that those three words will inspire three responses as people become “informed, involved and invested.”
New ADDC director may be just weeks away
The search for a new executive director for Albemarle Downtown Development Corporation (ADDC) may be entering its final weeks.
Tips for Smart Media Use for Kids
From TV to smart phones to social media, our lives are dominated by 24/7 media exposure. Despite this, many children and teens have few rules around their media use.
Celebrating Halloween and Fall Affordably
With the beginning of autumn comes time to decorate your home for Halloween and harvest, stock the pantry with heartier foods and spruce up your wardrobe with seasonal fashions.
Board Ok's pet business after public hearing
Stanfield residents wanted their voice to be heard Thursday evening, with the majority voicing their opinion that the town board should reject a rezoning request.
Homes of Hope releases homeless count
For 24 hours, Homes of Hope, its partner agencies and volunteers went throughout the county surveying the homeless population in Stanly County. The goal was to obtain an accurate snapshot of the demographic and causes of the homeless, while gathering a count of the population.
Five Tips for Haunting Your House this Halloween
Americans spent close to $8 billion on Halloween last year, according to the National Retail Federation. With scary celebrations getting bigger every year, becoming the best-decorated house on the block may seem difficult -- but it’s easy if you have insider tips and tricks.
This Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What to Ask Your Doctor
No one wants to think about breast cancer often, but there’s definitely one person with whom you should discuss the topic annually -- your doctor.
Fall Festival on tap
Frank Sparger of Sparger Investments will sponsor the 8th Annual Fall Festival Trick or Treating event.
City of Locust OKs sewer funding
In what could be considered the exact antithesis of the level of cooperation in Washington these days, city officials in Locust dispatched their entire agenda Thursday night in a half hour with a series of genial discussions and a half dozen or so unanimous votes.
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