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Forest Service issues burn ban

Due to increased fire risk, the N.C. Forest Service has issued a ban on all open burning and ...

Mike Walden

MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Can a wage-price spiral be avoided?

Who doesn’t like to be paid more? Maybe there are a few workers who are indifferent to their ...

Albemarle

Almond Christmas Tree Farm helps shepherd in the holiday season

When it comes to securing a quality Christmas tree for the holiday season, one of the go-to places ...

Doug Creamer

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Why write?

I grew up in a home where my parents read. They both read the newspaper at breakfast. They ...

Richfield Town Council

Richfield Town Council names two new council members

At Monday’s meeting of the Richfield Town Council, the council accepted the resignation of one of its board ...

Albemarle

Albemarle modifies residency requirements to help with recruitment

To help bolster recruitment and attract a diverse talent base, the City of Albemarle recently modified its residency ...

Bill Turner

Friends remember Bill Turner, who worked 55 years at The SNAP

Newspaper people often say that once a person gets the ink in their blood, it is hard to ...

Chuck Todd

Stanly’s low vaccination rate featured on ‘Meet the Press’

Stanly County appeared on national television Sunday, when its low vaccination rate was brought up during a short ...

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Stanly sheriff releases statement on SBI investigation

Stanly County Sheriff Jeff Crisco issued a statement Monday regarding an SBI investigation looking into missing evidence within ...

Three Rivers Land Trust

REGIONAL: Three Rivers Land Trust conserves more for Uwharrie National Forest

Three Rivers Land Trust’s most recent project will make 8.08 more acres available to the public. Located in ...

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Family is a blessing to community

Kudos to Chris Miller for his amazing article in Tuesday’s SNAP which shared the story of Xang Ly ...

Albemarle

Dentist, Pfeiffer alumna set to open new Albemarle facility

Carolina Dentistry and Dentures, which operates five locations across the state, will open its newest office in Albemarle. ...

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SBI investigates missing evidence at Stanly County Sheriff’s Office

The Stanly County Sheriff’s Office is being investigated by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations. In a ...

Anabel Speight

Oakboro native brought passion to softball diamonds, schools, museum

The Oakboro community lost one of its leading citizens recently with the passing of Anabel Speight. Known for ...

Oakboro

Oakboro volunteers, police department serve 325 Thanksgiving meals

An Oakboro tradition continued this week when the town’s police department got together with volunteers to feed members ...

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Stanly County Agri-Civic Center names new facility director

She spent close to 15 years at the Stanly County Agri Civic Center, first on the maintenance side ...

Montgomery County

REGIONAL: Montgomery County man wins $150,000 prize

John Brower of Star said he was having a hard time believing that a stop for gas and ...

Fiberon

Wreaths Across America makes stop in New London, honors veterans

A nationwide tour honoring veterans of America’s armed forces both alive and deceased made a stop Sunday afternoon ...

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Nov. 19-22, 2021

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: Douglas Wayne Mauldin, 28, was arrested for felony surrender by ...

Pfeiffer

Pfeiffer women fall in USA South opener at Averett

The Pfeiffer University women’s basketball team opened their USA South schedule with a 74-68 road loss to Averett ...