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Stanly’s population grew by about 1.5 percent from 2020-2021, according to Census data

Stanly County had a population increase of about 1.5 percent between April 2020 and July 2021, slightly higher ...

Locust Police Department

Locust police-involved shooting suspect dies

A person shot by a Locust Police officer May 31 has died from his injuries. Locust Police Chief ...

Stanly County Amateur Radio Club

Stanly County Amateur Radio Club to host Field Day

Ham radio operators from the Stanly County Amateur Radio Club, call sign K4OGB, will be participating in a ...

Albemarle

Albemarle’s first brewery set to open later this summer

Colton Baker has always had a passion for making and consuming beer. After working and learning all the ...

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – June 15-21, 2022

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following: • Cynthia Black (W /F/54) Arrest on chrg of 1) Assault And Battery ...

Bengals

Former Colt, current Cincinnati Bengal B.J. Hill hosts annual football camp

In just his third season as a professional football player, B.J. Hill came closer than many players in ...

Bruton Smith

Oakboro native, NASCAR pioneer Bruton Smith dies

The following is a press release from Speedway Motorsports: A visionary and transformative figure in both business and ...

Holocaust

Teacher looks to continue Holocaust education when she travels to Poland next summer

Longtime South Stanly High School English teacher Meredith Howell has always been interested in learning all she can ...

all-way stop

North Carolina DOT gives presentation to Stanly commissioners about four-way stops

At Tuesday’s budget meeting of the Stanly County Board of Commissioners, representatives from the state’s Department of Transportation ...

Pfeiffer University

Pfeiffer University comes off probation from accrediting body

Note: The following is a press release from Pfeiffer University. Previously, the school was put on probation by ...

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GRADUATION 2022 — West Stanly High — Stella Griffin

Stella Griffin has a steady, mature perspective and outlook on life that belies her years. Though only 18, ...

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Hope Exchange aims to help Haiti, others

On Albemarle’s North Second Street, a few blocks south of U.S. Highway 52, sits an old, nondescript brick ...

Class of 2022

GRADUATION 2022 – Gray Stone – Ariel Vang

Gray Stone Day students, like most high schools, have many outstanding students in each graduating class. One student, ...

Life Skills

GRADUATION 2022 — North Stanly High — Nathaniel Myers

From an early age, Nathaniel Myers had a dream of some day pursuing a career in brick masonry. ...

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Stanly commissioners pass budget with 4-3 vote

With a split vote of 4-3, the Stanly County Board of Commissioners approved the budget ordinance for the ...

Albemarle

Albemarle City Council, Waste Management reps discuss service problems

During Monday’s Albemarle City Council meeting, following a lengthy update from Marilyn Wells, regional manager for municipal and ...

Albemarle

Albemarle approves of downtown social district

Albemarle City Council, by a 6-1 vote, approved the creation of a downtown social district at Monday night’s ...

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Oakboro Regional Museum features NASCAR collection

The Oakboro Regional Museum is once again welcoming visitors on its regular schedule thanks to volunteers Sarah Lowder, ...

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West Stanly fire tax rate to increase after decision at budget workshop

In a budget workshop Monday afternoon by a 4-3 vote, Stanly County’s commissioners agreed to an increase in ...

Albemarle High School

GRADUATION 2022: Albemarle High — Shammah Charles

Entrepreneur. Volunteer firefighter. The so-called go-to guy for many students at the school, who refer to him as ...