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It’s Red Cross Month and we would like to recognize our everyday heroes who reach out to help their neighbors when they are in need.
Thanks to your support, more than 2,000 animals receive homes
On behalf of the Stanly County Animal Rescue League, I wish to thank all the good people who adopted one or more animals from us. Thanks to all the volunteers who gave freely of their time.
Gauged by Alinsky levels.
Rules not true?
In a recent letter to the editor, Don Abernathy said that Saul Alinsky developed eight levels of control to create a socialist state. This information was so outrageous that I decided to research this through nonpartisan fact check organizations. This is totally untrue.
The Father’s Love
Today was such a beautiful day it was almost a shame to go to work. The weather has certainly been crazy. First, we have some nice warm weather, the kind that teases us into believing that spring is on the way. Then suddenly we get some snow followed by a wild ice storm. Depending on where you live, you either got a little bit of ice or way too much. We got enough to cause some headaches.
Opportunities are here for us right in our state
North Carolina is my home. In fact, I was born in Albemarle and raised in this great state. I am proud of that fact and so thankful for the Stanly County folks that have had an influence on my life. It was in your community and later in Gaston County that I was taught about the importance of caring for each other and for our community.
Talk about bringing home the bacon, that hog was a big one
Nobody would ever confuse me with Daniel Boone. That’s because I’ve never been much of a hunter or gatherer.
Legal marijuana can be government's new cash crop
Officials holding out against legalized marijuana may "evolve" their thinking because of one number: Colorado says it gathered $2 million in taxes from pot shops in January, as business was just getting started.
The 10 types of ER patients
You're sitting in the waiting room, icing your sore ankle. The teen-ager to your right is moaning and clutching his belly. The woman to your left is coughing into her mask. A stretcher rolls by with a man yelling at the top of his lungs. An ambulance arrives.
Is there a Disney universe?
Casual fans accept that Disney movies take place once upon a time, in a land far, far away. But Tumblr users are not casual fans. And they want it all to Mean Something.
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