Artist have created ornaments for the Undecorate the Tree promotion at Falling Rivers Gallery.
Vicki Galloway, left, paints the face of Abigail Snuggs, 6, during Saturday's Albemarle Downtown Christmas Celebration. This year's event drew fewer visitors than previous years when the celebration occurred at night.
Few attend new format of Albemarle Downtown Christmas
Turnout for this year’s Albemarle Downtown Christmas decreased significantly over years’ past, but for some merchants that wasn’t all bad news.
- Stanly County Board of Education to sell old Central school building to city of Albemarle
- Stanly available fund balance reaches $14.6 million
- Few attend new format of Albemarle Downtown Christmas
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Donation, volunteers needed to help homeless at The Community Inn
Should the Christmas season stir a desire to give back, then The Community Inn has plenty of need for volunteers.
- Former Kendall Valley students return to unearth time capsules
- Donation, volunteers needed to help homeless at The Community Inn
Carolina Christian sweeps varsity basketball games at Gray Stone
The varsity basketball teams of Carolina Christian School traveled to Misenheimer on Monday to face Gray Stone.
- North, West Stanly split varsity doubleheader
- Carolina Christian sweeps varsity basketball games at Gray Stone
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6 creative ways to use your Thanksgiving leftovers
The day of eating has passed and the fridge is full of leftovers. Check out our Pinterest board of recipes and creative ways to make meals from the remnants of Thanksgiving.
- Newlyweds-Mr. and Mrs. Riley Baker
- 6 creative ways to use your Thanksgiving leftovers
All I want for Christmas is a new Christmas song
Despite the gigabytes of Christmas music released each year — big stars making their first charge into the yule breach this year include Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, and, alarmingly, the cast of Duck Dynasty — they are, overwhelmingly, reiterating yuletide warhorses.
- Cargazing: Ford Fiesta ST is fast, fun, affordable
- All I want for Christmas is a new Christmas song
Special Hunting and Fishing Licensing Privileges for Military Personnel
RALEIGH — Military personnel hunting and fishing in North Carolina can enjoy special licensing privileges as long as they meet criteria set by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
- Nationally broadcast NPR show “From the Top” to be taped live at Wingate University
- Special Hunting and Fishing Licensing Privileges for Military Personnel
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Sekwan Merritt, 30, is pictured during a politics class at Maryland Correctional Institution on November 26. Goucher College, a private college in Baltimore, has spearheaded a relatively unusual prison education program in which inmates at state prisons in Jessup, Md., are able to enroll in college classes with college professors.
Colleges brings liberal arts education into prisons
The men would eat, study, sleep, wake up and work, as they must, inside a prison complex surrounded by high fences and coils of barbed wire. Their campus is the Maryland Correctional Institution-Jessup. No ivory towers here. Just guard towers.
- Are fake eggs the future?
- Colleges brings liberal arts education into prisons