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Grace Place

Campaign to collect jackets, blankets for homeless individuals

Every Tuesday and Friday, Kari Womack and Marcus Berry, peer support specialists with Uwharrie Harm Reduction Initiative, spend ...

Enviromental review

Stanly County commissioners to consider environmental reviews for solar farm applicants

Prospective solar farms in Stanly County may soon face more delays to be approved in terms of the ...

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Albemarle Police Reports – Oct. 3, 2022

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Dava Marie Furr (W F, 26) Arrest on chrg of Felony ...

Colleen Hoover

THE LIBRARY LOOKOUT COLUMN: A busy time at the library

What an exciting month it has been at the library. Maybe you’ve visited our sensory lab and enjoyed ...

Eastern Randolph

LARRY PENKAVA COLUMN: My athletic claim to fame

I was an important athlete in high school. Too bad Coach Kirkman didn’t see my potential star qualities. ...

Dolly Clayton

Stanly County Social Services works to shorten food stamp backlog

Over the past several months, there has been a noticeable uptick in the number of Stanly County residents ...

critical race theory

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Parents, do your homework

“It’s 10 o’clock. Do you know where your kids are?” Such was the state­ ment closing out news ...

D.G. Martin

DG MARTIN COLUMN: Hurricane Ian reminded us

Hurricane Ian hit us here in North Carolina last week hard enough to get our attention with its ...

Locust

Locust company plans to expand into Ohio next year

A Locust company that specializes in developing protective coatings will soon expand its footprint beyond not just Stanly ...

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Sept. 27-Oct. 1, 2022

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: Corey Allen Kann (W /M/31) Arrest on chrg of 1) ...

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Albemarle Police Reports – Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2022

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Mary Julianna Mabry (B F, 22) Arrest on chrg of Possess ...

N.C. Education Lottery

REGIONAL: Union County woman wins $1 million on scratch-off

RALEIGH – Susan Underwood of Monroe took a chance on a $30 scratch-off and pocketed a $1 million prize. Underwood ...

America's Newspapers

DEAN RIDINGS COLUMN: Making a difference in the community in many ways

National Newspaper Week began Oct. 2. While this isn’t the typical holiday that most families celebrate, it does ...

Duke Energy

More than 1,800 Stanly County residents still without power

More than 1,800 residents in Stanly County are still without power Saturday morning as a result of Hurricane ...

393rd Bomb Squadron

Coble highlights uncle’s involvement with atomic bomb missions that helped end World War II

Close to 80 years ago, an Oakboro man had a front row seat to two of the most ...

John Hood

JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Should today’s teens be optimistic?

RALEIGH — The North Carolina of my childhood had an economy very different from that of the average ...

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STANLY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Bulldogs, Rebel Bulls open conference play

The Albemarle Bulldogs and South Stanly Rebel Bulls varsity football both opened conference play Thursday night with home ...

Cardinals

North Stanly rallies past Union Academy in second half

North Stanly took to the field at R.N. Jeffery Stadium for a game for the first time in ...

Sara Hahn

Hahn has big plans as new library director

After eight years working at the Stanly County Public Library, including the past six and a half as ...

Stanly County Schools

Stanly County Schools closed Friday due to Hurricane Ian

There will be no school for Stanly County Schools students Friday due to the expected bad weather associated ...