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STATE: Cooper kicks off school supply drive

RALEIGH: On Monday, Gov. Roy Cooper announced the beginning of the Governor’s School Supply Drive, encouraging people across ...

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New West Stanly football coach hosts youth camp

The Ralph Jackson era at West Stanly as head football coach is about to begin in full when ...

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Albemarle Police Reports – July 13-14, 2024

Albemarle Police reports: • Isenhour, Charles Edward (W M, 42) Arrest on chrg of Driving While Impaired (M), ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Shooting should shock the conscience

RALEIGH — Enough. The attempted assassination of Donald Trump, a despicable and indefensible act that came within a ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: On schools and sports, follow evidence

RALEIGH — Having spent most of my career commissioning, editing or writing about public policy research, I understand ...

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Stanly County Youth Livestock Classic planned for arena

The Stanly County Youth Livestock Classic will be Aug. 17 at the Farm Bureau Livestock Arena. Show times ...

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Church hosts school supply giveaway

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 500 Sherman St., Badin, will host a school supply giveaway 11 a.m. to ...

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Food: The health benefits of 4 popular teas

Metro Creative Connection When in need of a beverage to warm them up, billions of people across the ...

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – July 8-12, 2024

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports: • Sandy, Michael Moore (W /M/56) Arrest on chrg of 1) Misdemeanor Stalking (M) ...

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Albemarle Police Reports – July 12, 2024

Albemarle Police reports: • Brown, Randy David (B M, 40) Arrest on chrg of Statutory Rape Of Child <= ...

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PEEKING INTO THE PAST – Albemarle Graded School

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Law proclaims third Saturday in October Great Trails State Day

Every third Saturday m October will officially be Great Trails State Day thanks to the NC General Assembly’s ...

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Food: Foods that can positively affect mood

Metro Creative Connection No one is immune to the occasional bad mood. Whether it’s the weather, waking up ...

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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Have cities reached their peak?

I grew up in a rural region outside of Cincinnati, Ohio, in the 1950s and early ‘60s. Our ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School plan is not fair to students

From the SNAP’s articles, I understand that the Board of Education, through the Stanly County Schools Facilities Committee, ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We choose democracy

Editor’s Note: The writer is responding to a letter in the July 6-7 edition. Are we frightened, Dr ...

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Memorial service honors Lowder, other veterans who gave all

On Monday, the town of Norwood took time to pay tribute to its native sons who made the ...

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Albemarle Police Reports – July 11, 2024

Albemarle Police reports: • Kessel, Dylan Lewis (W M, 21) Arrest on chrg of Fta – Criminal Summons ...

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Lowder scheduled for MLB Futures Game

Cincinnati Enquirer sports reporter Dave Clark cited Jim Callis, an MLB Pipeline and MLB.com writer, as saying former ...

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Locust sets public hearing for noise ordinance additions

As part of a light agenda on July 11, Locust City Council set a public hearing to gather ...