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Albemarle wins award for financial reporting

The City of Albemarle has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the ...


New Albemarle license plate office opening in early January

A new license plate office is coming to Albemarle in the coming weeks. Barring any setbacks, the office ...

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STATE: Cleveland County man plans to take a cruise after $600,000 big spin

Johnnie Bostic, a 75-year-old housekeeper from Polkville, had a chance to spin a giant prize wheel Tuesday at ...


Man faces multiple charges following chase from Salisbury to Albemarle

By Salisbury Post A 24-year-old man is under arrest facing multiple charges after leading police on a chase ...


PHOTO GALLERY: New London Christmas – Dec. 2, 2022

D.G. Martin

DG MARTIN COLUMN: The lottery — still bad for North Carolina

I was firmly opposed to the state of North Carolina getting into the lottery business back in 2005. ...

Albemarle City Council

Albemarle Council welcomes Bramlett, Hunt, says goodbye to Lowder, Hughes

The Albemarle City Council welcomed two new members to Council on Monday as the newcomers, elected last month, ...

Atrium Health Stanly

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Atrium Health Stanly as ‘Best Maternity Hospital’

Atrium Health Cabarrus, Atrium Health Cleveland, Atrium Health Pineville, Atrium Health Stanly, Atrium Health Union and Atrium Health ...

Holiday Tour of Homes

Holiday Tour of Homes includes Chambers, Crutchfield homes

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


City plants tree for Arbor Day, offers option for ‘memory trees’

The City of Albemarle celebrated its 13th year of being named a Tree City USA city during its ...

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Golden LEAF announces $8 million in funding, including funds to Albemarle, Stanly County

The Golden LEAF Board of Directors have awarded $5.8 million in funding to support projects through the SITE ...

Stanly County Sheriff's Office

Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Nov. 25-Dec. 5, 2022

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: Treshun Trik Sellers (B /M/21) Arrest on chrg of 1) ...


Albemarle Police Reports – Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 2022

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Jamie Dustin Porter (W M, 29) Arrest on chrg of Simple ...


PHOTO GALLERY: Palestine Christmas Parade – Dec. 4, 2022


Jersey Mike’s to open

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open at 718 Leonard Ave., in Albemarle ...

Mike Walden

MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Is economics about more than jobs and inflation?

Every time there is trouble looming for the economy, my schedule of presentations and interviews explodes. It happened ...

Carolina Auction Academy

SCC Carolina Auction Academy students raise funds for St. Jude

Students from Stanly Community College’s Carolina Auction Academy recently conducted an auction to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research ...

Christmas With The Celts

Christmas with the Celts coming to Albemarle for SCCA holiday performance

People yearning for an early dose of the holiday spirit will be in for a treat this weekend ...


GALLERY: Locust Christmas Parade – Dec. 3, 2022

James Kluttz

After 17 years of service, Barbee leaves Stanfield mayor post

It was a changing-of-the-guard moment at Stanfield’s town council meeting Thursday night as Kevin Barbee, after almost two ...