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Jeff Crisco

Sheriff’s Office purchases four metal detectors to help bolster elementary school security

The Stanly County Sheriff’s Office has found a way to increase security at schools this year. Sheriff Jeff ...

City Wide Exterminating in Locust

Business hosts fifth annual food drive

City Wide Exterminating hosted its fifth annual food drive during June and July. The team worked to provide ...

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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary awards scholarships

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary (SAWA) recently awarded two scholarships. Both recipients plan to major in political science ...

Stanly County Concert Band

Stanly County Concert Band looks forward to celebrating 10 years of performing in the community

The Stanly County Concert Band is celebrating an important milestone this year. Founded in 2012, the organization is ...

Jo Ellen Newsome

Pfeiffer names Newsome as vice president of advancement

Pfeiffer University has announced that Jo Ellen Newsome has been named vice president of advancement. Newsome has served ...

Larry Penkava

LARRY PENKAVA COLUMN: Grownup grandkids? Hmm …

OK, I know, I’m always looking at the past. But then, I’m old. Unless I live to 150, ...

ESS

ESS needs more substitute teachers for Stanly County

Trying to find ways to entice substitute teachers last year to take on certain assignments, Rachel Turner had ...

Badin

Badin Town Council sets up ordinance, subcommittee for street name changes

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Badin Town Council, the town established an ordinance and a citizen-led subcommittee ...

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Stanly County Schools faces bus driver shortage heading into new year

With the new school year only a few weeks away, Stanly County Schools is experiencing a bus driver ...

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Aug. 2-8, 2022

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: Joseph Gregory Deese (W /M/35) Arrest on chrg of Larceny ...

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Board of Commissioners

Jenkins provides commissioners with latest Covid data, monkeypox update

Over the weekend, there were three additional deaths of Stanly residents from Covid, bringing the overall cumulative total ...

COVID-19

STATE: NCDHHS announces free COVID-19 tests available through Rockefeller Foundation Partnership

RALEIGH — Some North Carolinians can now have free COVID-19 tests shipped directly to them, thanks to the ...

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Albemarle Police Reports – Aug. 8, 2022

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Dustin James Barlow (W M, 36) Arrest on chrg of Assault ...

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Gaston County

REGIONAL: Gaston County man wins $1,000 a day for life prize

RALEIGH – Jimmie Shindler of Gastonia bought a $2 Lucky for Life ticket and won the top prize of ...

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Richfield plans new fall festival

Richfield has hosted a fall festival before, but a new festival begins this fall. Organizers have announced the ...

Doug Creamer

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Happy Anniversary to me

Thirty years ago this month, I went down to meet with the editor of The Stanly News & ...

Cicely Baley

Wanting to learn more about their ancestors, local group made trek to Historic Jamestown

Lois Harwood Marlow had been to Historic Jamestowne in Virginia several times over the years and while she ...

Stanly County Family YMCA

Stanly YMCA helps students, parents prepare at Back-To-School event

The heat of an August Saturday afternoon did not stop young students and their parents from having some ...

D.G. Martin

DG MARTIN COLUMN: Cookbooks that tell stories

What North Carolina cookbook has sold the most copies? If you ask the folks at UNC Press they ...

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Albemarle Police Reports – Aug. 5, 2022

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Ariel Dashaye Wall (B F, 31) Arrest on chrg of Awdw ...