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Students named to chancellor’s list at Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University has announced that more than 2,000 students were named to the chancellor’s list for fall ...

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Barnes, Stackhouse among North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2023

The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame has announced its 2023 induction class. The new members include Rick ...

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Albemarle Police Reports – Jan. 17-22, 2023

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Da`mon Ama`d Leak (B M, 20) Arrest on chrg of Carrying ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Let’s really reform state universities

RALEIGH — Are North Carolina policymakers thinking big enough about the future of post-secondary education and training? I’m ...

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Student named to Iowa State dean’s list

Mattie Ann Harward of Richfield was named to the fall semester 2022 dean’s list at Iowa State University. ...

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Albemarle City Council honors Brown

Charles Brown was at a rare loss of words Monday night during the Albemarle City Council meeting. Thinking ...

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Locust Police responds to highest volume of calls in at least six years

With a population increase of more than 2,000 since 2000, Locust Police Department has seen a gradual uptick ...

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DG MARTIN COLUMN: Should more North Carolina books be made into movies?

Why aren’t more North Carolina books made into movies? We ask ourselves even though the film, “Where the ...

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Richfield Town Council to form committee on future of parks

The future of Richfield Park, along with any potential plans for Tyson Park, will soon be discussed by ...

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Carolina Disco Turkeys owner will form team in Albemarle

The City of Albemarle and an area baseball operator are bringing a collegiate wood-bat team to Don Montgomery ...

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Jan. 14-22, 2023

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: • Blake Riley Kinley (W /M/39) Arrest on chrg of Nonsupport ...

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Dates for Cycle North Carolina ‘Mountains to Coast’ ride announced

Wit Tuttell, the executive director of Visit NC, announced the 2023 Cycle North Carolina “Mountains to Coast” Route ...

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Love’s Grove United Methodist Church will host dinner. Here is who it will benefit.

Love’s Grove United Methodist Church in Stanfield will host a spaghetti dinner 4-7 p.m. Saturday to raise money ...

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OPINION: Tarheel cager Bennett loved possum hunting

Every team needs one: an extrovert, maybe a bit of a comedian, definitely a storyteller. They keep the ...

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Badin Town Council considers closing alley in West Badin

The issue regarding the closure of an alley in Badin was discussed at length at the January meeting ...

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Stanly Health Foundation offers 2 scholarships

College students pursuing health care careers will have two opportunities to apply for scholarships awarded by the Stanly ...

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Stanly County Extension & Community Association offers Betty Watson Scholarship

Stanly County Extension & Community Association will offer the Betty Watson Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to ...

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Locust Police: Missing woman checks in with family

A woman who was reported missing last Sunday has made contact with her family. Locust Police Chief Jeff ...

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DAN KIBLER COLUMN: Speckled trout largely avoid cold-stun kills in North Carolina waters

By Dan Kibler Fishermen in North Carolina will be thrilled to hear that speckled trout and 19th-century author ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: How North Carolina can expand opportunity

RALEIGH — Having enacted major reforms of North Carolina’s tax code, regulatory system, budgeting process, transportation funding and ...