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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 ...

Buzzed Viking Brewing Company

Buzzed Viking to bring drinks, food, entertainment to Locust

It takes only a second to realize that the new business moving into the 5,000 square-foot space that ...

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STATE: Caldwell County man wins $250,000 on scratch-off

RALEIGH – Johnny Shull of Granite Falls tried his luck on a $5 scratch-off and won a $250,000 prize. ...

Family Dollar

Norwood store pays fines after price-scanner errors

A store in Norwood has paid nearly $9,000 in fines following an inspection by the N.C. Department of ...

Albemarle Police

Albemarle Police Reports – Aug. 3-4, 2022

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Elvis Quentin Smith (W M, 46) Arrest on chrg of Misdemeanor ...

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Norwood Police looks for expanded headquarters

During a town budget workshop, Norwood Police Chief James Wilson made a presentation to the town council about ...

Covid

Health Board rejects proposed revision for mask mandate

At Thursday’s meeting of the Stanly County Health and Human Services Board, members voted 11-6 to deny a ...

Stanly County Schools

Stanly County Schools makes second round of administrative changes

Stanly County Schools has approved of a second round of administration changes for the upcoming school year, in ...

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South Stanly softball coach named to state’s Hall of Fame

South Stanly head softball coach David Poplin received two honors this summer after leading the Rebel Bulls to ...

Columns

THE LIBRARY LOOKOUT COLUMN: Binging the books

So, you’re reading the newspaper, but are you really a reader? If you’re trying to broaden your horizons ...

Carolina

North Stanly grad finds ‘dream job’ at UNC’s Rams Club

By Larry Penkava, for the SNAP Merionne Hunt may be a rarity among recent college graduates — she ...

baseball

Former North Stanly pitcher named ACC’s Pitcher of the Year, joins Team USA

Rhett Lowder was a standout on the mound at North Stanly, despite his senior season being shortened in ...

Pfeiffer University

Road rage ends in shots fired at car of Pfeiffer student

By Elisabeth Strillacci Friday morning, Rowan County sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported road rage that resulted in ...

Columns

JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Why does NC rank No. 1?

RALEIGH — When CNBC ranked North Carolina the best state in America for business a few weeks ago, ...

Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff

OPINION: Emphasis on sportsmanship in high school activities now extends to online behavior

With the changes that have occurred in college sports the past couple of years, high school sports is ...