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Adam Hartsell

Like father like son: Adam Hartsell reflects on becoming first second-generation Locust police officer

It was an historic moment for Adam Hartsell when he was sworn in as a Locust police officer ...

Christine's Wood Fire

Upscale apartments, wood-fired restaurant coming to downtown Albemarle

Renovations are still ongoing on the Albemarle Hotel, the nearly 100-year-old building that will soon be transformed into ...

Columns

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Maintaining our faith

When spring rolled around this year I thought I would change the oil in my lawn mower. Each ...

News

Albemarle Police Reports – Sept. 21-23, 2022

Albemarle Police reports the following activity: Justin Wayne Waldroup (W M, 37) Arrest on chrg of Misdemeanor Larceny, ...

News

Stanly varsity football games moved to Thursday

The three home varsity football games scheduled for this Friday night opening conference play have been moved to ...

Salem United Methodist Church

Salem UMC to observe 200th anniversary

On Oct. 16 Salem United Methodist Church will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the formation of Salem Church. ...

Dennis family

Stanly’s first distillery to open in the coming weeks

Maria Harrell was on her family’s farm in Albemarle several years ago when she saw something she’d never ...

Columns

DG MARTIN COLUMN: Losing, gaining in ‘Roadside Eateries’

There is agony and there is ecstasy in revising my favorite book, “North Carolina Roadside Eateries.” The book ...

SCC

Badin resident elected president of Stanly Community College SGA

Stanly Community College has announced the election of Zackary Treece of Badin as Student Government Association (SGA) president ...

Hospice

Stanly organization named 5-star hospice

Hospice of Stanly has been officially named a 5-star hospice by the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS). The ...

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Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: More work to do

While energy prices may have begun to cool for now, Congress cannot take its foot off the proverbial ...

Sodom and Gomorrah

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Shame on The SNAP

It’s a crying shame that the paper will put a drag queen parade on the front page and ...

Stanly Community College

History Center partners with SCC to host excavator simulator event next Saturday

The Stanly County History Center will host an event next Saturday where people from the community will be ...

News

West Stanly football falls at home to Eastern Randolph

One high school varsity program which no team from Stanly County has beaten comes from nearby Randolph County. ...

Anson High School

Asciutto enjoys connecting with a new audience as a CTE teacher at Anson Senior High

At 63, when most people are looking towards retirement, Peter Asciutto decided to leave his prosperous downtown Albemarle ...

News

Albemarle larceny suspect arrested following chase

Around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Albemarle Police officers responded to a larceny in progress at Walmart, 781 Leonard Ave. ...

Little Country Produce Store

General store in Locust is far more than meets the eye

When driving south along N.C. Highway 200, it can be easy to miss George Hartsell’s small general store, ...

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 ...