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Center Rural, others respond to fire at Fat Backs in Norwood

Norwood Center Rural Fire Department responded to a fire in downtown Norwood Wednesday morning. According to Fire Chief ...

John Hood

JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Cawthorn’s handlers got it wrong

When Carolina Journal first reported first-term U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s intention to abandon his current district next year to run ...

Albemarle

Albemarle Police Reports – Nov. 15-22, 2021

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Michael Eugene Lewis, 60, was arrested for misdemeanor larceny at South ...

Asheville

STATE: Officials warn of travel delay in Western North Carolina

Digital signs posted several counties away are warning of delays on Interstate 40 in the Pigeon River Gorge. ...

Christmas

LOCUST/STANFIELD NEWS: Plenty of Christmas festivities planned

Christmas Parade The City of Locust will host the 2021 Locust Christmas Parade at 1 p.m. Dec. 4. ...

Badin

BADIN/PALESTINE NEWS: Charlotte Festive Brass to perform Sounds of Christmas

Love Thy Neighbor Hearty thanks to all volunteers who provided the Community Thanksgiving dinner in Badin a couple ...

Doug Creamer

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Thanks for Thanksgiving

I went for a walk on a recent Sunday afternoon and saw some neighbors decorating the outside of ...

Pfeiffer University

High school students from across region took part in Pfeiffer’s inaugural Invitational Honor Band concert

Wanting to assemble some of the best high school band talent in the area, Pfeiffer University hosted its ...

#Republican

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop the hatred

We are totally baffled. Fifteen years ago, when my husband and I were “called” to Stanly County to ...

bright ideas

Norwood Elementary instructors receive $1,900 grant to build outdoor classroom

In order to get students outside and better connected with the natural world, two Norwood Elementary instructors recently ...

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Badin

Badin residents weigh in on new waterfront park plans

Badin town officials hosted a meeting with the public at the Alcoa Conference Center Saturday morning regarding plans ...

Jesse F. Niven Jr.

PEEKING INTO THE PAST – Jesse F. Niven Center

During 1958, this armory was built in East Albemarle for the United States Army Reserve. It was dedicated ...

birth

Births recorded for October 2021

The following births were recorded in October: • Jahari Inaya Allen was born October 29 at Atrium Health ...

Colts

West Stanly softball standout signs with Div. I Winthrop

Kaylyn Little’s first season playing high school softball for the West Stanly Colts was a memorable one. As ...

Atrium Health

Atrium, business to team up for vaccination event

There will be an Atrium Health COVID-19 vaccination event at the parking lot across from Vac & Dash, 154 ...

#veterans

Stanly sheriff, Oakboro police chief climb atop roof during Toys for Tots drive

For the fourth straight year, Main Street in Oakboro was filled with the sounds of honking horns and ...

Gov. Roy Cooper

With state budget now passed, Stanly County slated to receive tens of millions in funding

Organizations, municipalities and projects across Stanly County and the surrounding area are slated to receive more than $100 ...

Albemarle

Running events set to help people get moving during holidays

Three local running events are planned to help burn calories during the upcoming holiday season. The Turkey Trot ...

Carolina Auction Academy

Students complete Carolina Academy Auction training at SCC

Stanly Community College’s auctioneering school, Carolina Auction Academy, recently had a graduation ceremony for the students. Many of ...

Agri-Civic Center

‘He was bigger than life’: Community mourns passing of former commissioner Donnie Joe Whitley

Donnie Joe Whitley Sr., a former Stanly County commissioner and someone who provided a light to the community, ...