More Stories

Columbia

Fiberon to create over 300 jobs in Tennessee

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Fiberon officials announced recently ...

marriages

Marriages licenses for December 2021

Marriage licenses were issued to the following: • Angela Celeste Virella Alvarez and Gregory Bruce Stegall on December ...

Boom

STATE: Cooper announces Boom will manufacture supersonic aircraft in N.C., create over 1,700 jobs by 2030

From the Office of Gov. Roy Cooper: Boom Supersonic, the high-profile aviation company building modern supersonic airliners for ...

COVID-19

Covid-related hospitalizations surpass 40 for first time in pandemic

After almost two years into the pandemic, Stanly County reached a high-water mark this week when it comes ...

Hall of Fame

Five inductees in Pfeiffer Sports Hall of Fame Class

By Ken Keuffel, Pfeiffer University The 2021 Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony for five former student-athlete standouts, ...

SCC

Bank creates SCC scholarship in honor of veteran employee

The Stanly Community College (SCC) Foundation has announced the establishment of the Uwharrie Bank Jacqueline S. Jernigan Endowed ...

farming

Morris retires after 37 years of serving Stanly farmers

A familiar face will soon be missing from the USDA Farm Service Agency office in Stanly County as ...

COVID-19

COVID cases, quarantines in Stanly County Schools decrease

The number of positive COVID-19 cases and quarantines in Stanly County Schools dropped substantially last week, according to updated ...

Asheboro

REGIONAL: North Carolina Zoo closes aviary after report of avian flu

ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Zoo is closing its aviary habitat to the public as precaution ...

American Red Cross

Donating blood critical amid nationwide shortage

Now in the third year of the coronavirus pandemic, with many hospitals struggling amid the omicron surge, blood ...

More Stories

Falcons

Pfeiffer Alumni Night returns in February

By Ken Keuffel, Pfeiffer University Alumni Night will resume on Feb. 12 at Pfeiffer University’s Misenheimer campus. The ...

Stanly Community College

Stanly Commissioners, SCC Board of Trustees receive updates on building, water system

At a recent joint meeting of the Stanly County Board of Commissioners and the trustees of Stanly Community ...

lottery

REGIONAL: Rowan County retired teacher credits her friend for $150,000 win

RALEIGH – Nancy Linn of Salisbury said she has a friend to thank for her $150,000 Powerball win. “My friend ...

clinics

Residents show support for Oakboro chief, call town’s actions ‘a witch hunt’

The hallway outside the meeting room of the Oakboro Town Commission was crowded Monday night with supporters for ...

James R. and Bronnie L. Braswell Trust

$100,000 grant to benefit Pfeiffer

By Ken Keuffel, Pfeiffer University For the second time in two consecutive academic years, a grant from the ...

dean's list

Students achieve president’s list at Wingate University

Stanly County residents who made the Wingate University fall 2021 president’s list were: Riley Barbee, Alexis Faulkner and ...

Harristown

HARRISTOWN NEWS: St. Luke plans for guest speakers

Hope everyone has been enjoying the winter weather safely. It’s the time of year to make sure you ...

Locust

LOCUST/STANFIELD NEWS: Bowls of Love to raise funds for Locust Presbyterian, West Stanly Christian Ministries

West Stanly Rotary members are partnering with Carter’s Place and Locust Presbyterian Church to host a Bowls of ...

property damage

Sheriff’s Office investigates damage at roundabouts

Law enforcement is investigating damage to a roundabout at Ridge Street and Mountain View Church road. (Note: The ...

DOT

STATE: NCDOT seeking small, disadvantaged businesses

Small, women-owned and disadvantaged business owners wanting to learn how to compete for state transportation contracts are invited ...