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AAA: Rising oil prices drag gas prices in Carolinas higher

From AAA of the Carolinas: Gas prices in the Carolinas are being elevated even higher by the rising ...

Albemarle Police

Albemarle Police Reports – Jan. 17, 2022

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Hannah Marie Bolton, 30, was arrested for misdemeanor assault and battery ...

bright ideas

Bright Ideas grant will fund outdoor classroom, garden at Richfield

To help foster in students an appreciation for science along with improving a little-used section of the school, ...

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Oakboro Town Council meeting postponed because of COVID

Tonight’s meeting of the Oakboro Town Council has been postponed. In an email this morning, the town’s assistant ...

Circle K

Locust Council postpones decision on Circle K rezoning request

During a Zoom meeting Thursday night, Locust City Council tabled a decision until next month regarding a conditional ...

Doug Creamer

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Getting ready for the storm

If you read my columns regularly, you know that I had a busy week last week keeping an ...

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STATE: Already delayed, North Carolina primary could move to June

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican legislators on Monday announced plans ...

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Grant will be used to create agricultural learning center in Oakboro

Jennifer Crawford, STEM coach at Oakboro Choice STEM School, received close to $2,000 from Union Power Cooperative’s Bright ...

BBB

BBB Scam Alert: Getting a COVID-19 test? Make sure the testing site is real

From the Better Business Bureau: This winter’s spike in COVID-19 cases has more people than ever looking for ...

Stanly County Sheriff's Office

Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Jan. 11-17, 2022

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office announces the following arrests: Crystal Dawn Efird-williams, 48, was arrested for felony breaking and/or ...

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Doug Creamer

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: A new adventure

Just before Christmas I received the news that my job teaching Chinese students was coming to an end. ...

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Nutrition Sites on two-hour delay

Stanly County Senior Nutrition Sites will be on a two-hour delay today. Delivery volunteers should arrive two hours ...

basketball

West Stanly men win at Forest Hills

One place the West Stanly men’s basketball program has struggled to win in recent years has been at ...

Norwood

Norwood Town Council member resigns

A member of the Norwood Town Council has resigned. According to Town Administrator Scott Howard, this week Betty ...

Carolina Christian School

Carolina Christian School announces honor roll

Carolina Christian School in Locust has released its A/B honor roll list for the second quarter of the ...

John Hood

JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Revolutionary history surrounds us

RALEIGH — When I set out a couple of years ago to write my first novel, a historical ...

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Weekly new Covid cases exceed 1,200 for the first time in Stanly County

Throughout the past several months, it appeared the county was steadily improving following a rough summer and early ...

DMV

STATE: Goodwin named NCDMV commissioner

The N.C. Department of Transportation announced Friday that Wayne Goodwin has been named as the new Commissioner of ...

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Stanly County 4-H will sell fruit plants, trees

Stanly County 4-H is here to help everyone get a head start on spring planting this year. It ...

Albemarle

Several schools shifted to remote learning this week due to rising quarantines, positive Covid cases

Endy Elementary, Millingport Elementary and Richfield Elementary all switched to remote learning Friday as a result of staff ...