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Athletes celebrate Special Olympics victories

As athletes from Special Olympics Stanly County prepare to leave for state competition this week, recent victories by ...

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Tillery Compassionate Care named Hospice CAHPS Honors Award recipient

Tillery Compassionate Care has been named a 2024 Hospice CAHPS Honors Award recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider ...

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HARRISTOWN NEWS: New event planned for Father’s Day

Hopefully you are noticing a decrease in the persistent humming sound of the cicadas as you step over ...

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – May 23-26, 2024

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following: • Wilson, David Lawrence (W /M/67) Arrest on chrg of Fta – ...

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Stanly Early College graduates 39

At Thursday’s commencement exercises at the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center for the Stanly Early College High School, 39 ...

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Albemarle High School graduates 87 during commencement exercises

With 87 graduates receiving diplomas Friday morning on the football field, Albemarle High School celebrates its graduates with ...

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LARRY PENKAVA COLUMN: ‘S’ is for skeptical

Just when I thought I’d heard enough about (and from) cicadas, somebody told me their wings can predict ...

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Office releases phone app as crime fighting tool

“Scam alert” popped up on cellphones across the area at 2:35 p.m. Monday. At least, it did on ...

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Albemarle Police Reports – May 25, 2024

Albemarle Police Department reports the following: • Smith, Arnelle Dion (B M, 48) Arrest on chrg of Flee/elude ...

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PEEKING INTO THE PAST – Waverly Owen Skidmore

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South Stanly graduates told to ‘embrace the journey’

Ninety red-clad seniors received diplomas at commencement ceremonies at South Stanly High School’s K.L. Young Stadium on Friday. ...

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STATE: New state website offers one-stop-shop for N.C. community climate change resources

RALEIGH, N.C. — The N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) has announced the NC Resilience Exchange, a new interactive resource ...

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Food: A guide to dairy alternatives

Metro Creative Connection Food allergies affect millions of people around the world. The group FARE (Food Allergy Research ...

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Albemarle man faces murder charge after ‘road rage’ at Myrtle Beach

An Albemarle resident is facing a murder charge following what police are calling a “road rage incident” in ...

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STATE: Delayed Harvest trout waters Open June 1

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open 32 trout streams and two lakes classified as Delayed Harvest to ...

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West graduates enter new highway in life

Having raked in more than $3.5 million in scholarships, one might think it was all unicorns and puppies ...

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North Stanly graduates 133 for Class of 2024

Students receiving diplomas at North Stanly High School on May 24 were encouraged by commencement speaker Kristie McCowan ...

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Albemarle Police Reports – May 24, 2024

Albemarle Police Department reports the following: • Harris, Stephen Lee (W M, 52) Arrest on chrg of Assault ...

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IN REMEMBRANCE: Son, nephew pays tribute to his Stanly County ‘band of brothers’ so history is not lost

Memorial Day is a holiday designated to remember service members who gave their lives to their country. Though ...

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Grandma speaks of support after student’s death, urges those struggling to seek help

Rev. Bronnie Lennon said her grandson had a joyful personality. “He was sweet, respectful, outgoing, compassionate. He had ...