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Morgan Chair

Investigation into Morgan Chair fire turned over to state investigators

The investigation into a massive fire that destroyed Morgan Chair, an upholstery business in Stanfield, last Friday has ...

Stanly County Concert Association

The Dancing Fleas will kick off SCCA’s 74th season Saturday

To kickoff the 74th season of the Stanly County Concert Association, a North Carolina-based ukulele party band will ...

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Furr band to perform at Poplin Grove Church

Poplin Grove Baptist Church, 220 Poplin Grove Church Road, Albemarle, will have a bluegrass gospel singing featuring the ...

Albemarle

Albemarle approves 12-month pilot program with Peel Scooters

Due to the popularity of the bright-yellow electric scooters in downtown Albemarle, the city council on Monday night ...

new construction

Oakboro to impose new fee schedule on new housing developments

New housing developments in the Oakboro area will have to pay new fees after action taken by the ...

Columns

LARRY PENKAVA COLUMN: Troubles by the mouthful

I’m 75 years old and still haven’t mastered the art of chewing. It seems simple. You put food ...

News

ECA to have craft, yard, bake sale

The Stanly County Extension Community Association will have a craft, bake and yard sale 8 a.m. to 4 ...

National High School Colors Day

NFHS COLUMN: Support National High School Colors Day on Friday

There is no time like high school, especially when it comes to involvement in sports, performing arts and ...

Catawba College

Catawba College signs partnership with national forests in North Carolina

Catawba College has announced a new five- year partnership agreement with all U.S. Forest Service units in North ...

Albemarle

New ministry proposes to build large indoor rec center

Parents wishing to find a new place for their children to be safe while playing sports or doing ...

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Stanly County Friends of the Public Library

Easton Press, Zane Grey highlighted at Friends of the Stanly County Library book sale

The Friends of the Stanly County Library will have its fall book sale Oct. 5-8 in the lower ...

Oakboro

Oakboro approves new annexation town limit agreement with Red Cross

At Monday’s meeting of the Oakboro Town Council, commissioners approved a new annexation agreement which establishes a border ...

Albemarle

Albemarle Police Reports – Sept. 15-19, 2022

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Nicholas Jacob Leverich (W M, 34) Arrest on chrg of Possess ...

Albemarle

Albemarle again denies Smith Douglas Homes’ annexation request for property off City Lake Drive

For the second time in less than a year, the Albemarle City Council voted against annexing roughly 86 acres ...

Gray Stone Day School

Gray Stone Day School receives visit from state assistant superintendent

Gray Stone Day School welcomed Dr. Andrew Smith, state assistant superintendent of innovation with the Department of Public ...

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Sept. 14-19, 2022

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: Deamani Montreal Williams (B /M/22) Arrest on chrg of 1) ...

Tiffany's at the Boardroom

Business owner defends drag show; others concerned about ‘lewd behavior’

Following criticism on social media and from a few people who spoke ahead of her during public comments ...

Department of Defense

Pfeiffer University names Grant Distinguished Alumni Award recipient

By Ken Keuffel On Sept. 11, 2001, one of four planes hijacked by Islamic terrorists flew into the ...

Commissioners

Stanly commissioners to ask state legislature for change in election cycle

The election cycle for Stanly County’s Board of Commissioners and School Board took a step forward at a ...

Albemarle

Albemarle hires assistant city manager

City of Albemarle City Manager Michael Ferris announces the appointment of Darren Rhodes as assistant city manager for ...