SALISBURY — Chuck and Sandy Quinn have spent exciting, but nerve-wracking, nights in front of their television set the last two days, standing up and cheering each time their son Lee answered a question correctly on "Jeopardy!"
Although this year’s election season remains chockfull of issues, a full slate of elections and evolving developments await voters.
Community members gathered on Saturday at the E.E. Waddell Community Center in Albemarle for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Prayer Breakfast. The event is sponsored by the Stanly County Chapter of the NAACP.
Stanly News & Press staff writer Shannon Beamon complied the following comments from people in response to this question: Which of Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideas do you think people need to be reminded of/practice more today?
GRANITE QUARRY — During her long career at the Hefner VA Medical Center, Sallie C. Pearson found it was always easy going to work, especially when she thought of the big picture.
North Carolina’s highest achieving high school seniors in pursuit of academic superlatives have only this year left to secure the title of valedictorian or salutatorian.
Although efforts to stave off Norwood selling access to 23 million gallon of water daily from Lake Tillery lost momentum earlier this month, Stanly leaders remain hopeful they can stop the future loss of county resources.
Slightly more than half of N.C. voters believe the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is a “serious matter” that could reveal corruption in President Donald Trump’s administration, while about 40 percent dismiss it as “just politics,” the most r…
RALEIGH — The William C. Friday Fellowship for Human Relations, the flagship program of Wildacres Leadership Initiative, has named its 2017-2019 class. The William C. Friday Fellowship is a competitive statewide program for cross-sector leaders. Friday Fellows receive free leadership trainin…
RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminded all North Carolinians that the 2017 hurricane season is here, ending Nov. 30, and North Carolina citizens still have time to check their insurance coverage.
Child welfare service offices in five North Carolina counties started using technology recently in a pilot project that will contribute to improving the safety, permanency and well-being of children and families.
High-diving firemen and roaming dinosaurs are just two of the new entertainment acts joining the 2017 N.C. Mountain State Fair Sept. 8-17 at the WNC Agricultural Center.
The rays of summer may be beginning to fade, but don’t despair, the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is ready to help you find the outdoor festival or fair that will make you want to slip into a sweater and slide into fall.
When it comes to showcasing North Carolina’s public power communities to economic developers, the Southern Economic Development Council rates ElectriCities of North Carolina among the best.
Even though Stanly County’s streak of not having a Miss North Carolina winner continued last Saturday, the pageant was not a total loss for local entrants and volunteers.
While one young lady from Stanly County usually has the opportunity to compete for the title of Miss North Carolina each summer, this year three residents will participate in the festivities.
Despite their intimidating appearance, alligators are relatively secretive and shy — traits that can disappear and make them a public safety issue if they are habitually fed by humans.