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Habitat for Humanity

Pfeiffer University students help build home in Badin

Beginning in the fall of 2021, students from Pfeiffer University resisted the temptation to sleep in on Saturday ...

DOT

Cabarrus County traffic shift coming to N.C. 24-27

N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews are planning a traffic shift after Thanksgiving, affecting the bridges on N.C. ...

Foy Willing

Albemarle native receives induction into Western Music Hall of Fame

Albemarle native O.J. Sikes was inducted into the Western Music Hall of Fame in a ceremony in Albuquerque, ...

Better Business Bureau

BBB ALERT: Better Business Bureau offers tips for how to shop Black Friday sales

The following is from the Better Business Bureau: Black Friday, traditionally the single busiest shopping day of the ...

News

Bicyclist on U.S. 52 airlifted after collision with vehicle

A bicyclist involved in a Monday morning crash on U.S. Highway 52 had to be airlifted. According to ...

Festival of Trees

Hospice of Stanly announces date for Festival of Trees

Hospice of Stanly announces its annual holiday fundraiser, the Festival of Trees, will be throughout December at the ...

Akiko Tsuruga

Lou Donaldson celebrates 96 years at Dizzy’s NYC

Albemarle Rotary Club

Chamber announces winners from Reverse Raffle

The Reverse Raffle-Totally 80s Party included entertainment, food, drinks and games. “The Reverse Raffle was so much fun ...

Golden LEAF Foundation

Albemarle Council sets public hearing on stormwater program

During its meeting Monday night, the Albemarle City Council renewed discussions that had last taken place over the ...

Catawba College

REGIONAL: Catawba College presents Service of Lessons and Carols

For the 35th consecutive year, Catawba College will present its Service of Lessons and Carols on Nov. 28 ...

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Charlotte

REGIONAL: Instinct led a Charlotte man to buy a lottery ticket worth $100,000

RALEIGH – Stephen Zick of Charlotte felt a sudden urge to buy a scratch-off so he listened, leading to a ...

News

STANLY MAGAZINE: For many residents, Christmas is a time for decorations

Every year, in early October, Austin and Megan King begin decorating for the holiday season. But they are ...

fashion show

Stanly Adult Care Center hosts fashion show fundraiser

Efforts to open the county’s first full-time adult care center continued Saturday at the Stanly County Senior Center. ...

Lions Club

School nurses, Lions Club officials partnered to offer vision screenings to students

With young students relying heavily on computers and iPads as part of their school instruction, local volunteers say ...

Albemarle

Albemarle Holiday Tour of Homes features a Mid Century Modern home

Albemarle Downtown Development Corporation will once again host the annual Holiday Tour of Homes 2-6 p.m. Dec. 11. Eight ...

Larry Penkava

LARRY PENKAVA COLUMN: Men — and boys — and their bicycles

Why does it seem that the only bicycle riders I see these days are grown men? When I ...

DOT

REGIONAL: Closure scheduled on U.S. 601 in Union County  

N.C. Department of Transportation bridge maintenance crews will temporarily close U.S. Highway 601 over Clear Creek to repair ...

Bethlehem

Singing Americans to present ‘A Celebration of Christmas’

The North Carolina Singing Americans of Stanly County will present “A Celebration of Christmas” at 4 p.m. Dec. ...

Larry Penkava

LARRY PENKAVA COLUMN: When it comes to Thanksgiving prep, I’m a turkey

I found out several years ago that I’m a “coddled trophy husband.” My elite status was thrust upon ...

American Red Cross

Red Cross: Keep an eye on what you fry this Thanksgiving

From the American Red Cross: Thanksgiving is one of the country’s top days for cooking fires, and the ...