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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 ...

News

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 ...

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BREAKING NEWS

Albemarle Police investigate motorcycle fatality

The Albemarle Police Department is investigating a motorcycle fatality that occurred on Saturday. APD responded to a report ...

Buzzed Viking Brewing Company

Buzzed Viking removes murals at Locust location after not including them as part of rezoning application

Buzzed Viking Brewing Company, which is opening its new brewery in Locust in the coming weeks, recently removed ...

community

Morgan Chair picks up the pieces, continues to operate despite fire

The indomitable spirit of one local business has continued despite the tragedy of losing its primary location to ...

News

Will’s Place to host second annual bluegrass festival this weekend

In order to continue raising awareness about addiction and recovery, Will’s Place will host its second annual bluegrass ...

SCC

New director shares vision for SCC Small Business Center

Stanly Community College recently named Tom Nunalee as its new director of small business and entrepreneurial development. Originally ...

D.G. Martin

DG MARTIN COLUMN: North Carolina’s Queen Elizabeth and King Charles

We watched the great and solemn events in Britain over the last few days. But we heard not ...

Dexter Townsend

Community comes out for Waddell Center grill-off competition

Eric Lee is dedicated to his grilling. That was evident by the fact that he had been stationed ...

News

Elections are safe and secure, though misinformation can still pose a threat, officials say

With the midterm elections less than two months away, when North Carolinians will flock to the polls to ...

Albemarle

STANLY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Bulldogs host SW Randolph, three others on the road

In high school football games Friday night, Albemarle hosted the Southwestern Randolph Cougars, while North, South and West ...

Morgan Chair

Stanfield upholstery business catches fire

An upholstery business in Stanfield at the end of Sunset Lake Road which caught fire Friday afternoon is ...