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Mythical feline spotted in downtown Albemarle

Tuesday morning saw reported sightings of a mythical cat prowling downtown Albemarle. The origins of the wampus cat, ...

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REGIONAL: Cabarrus County man wins $100,000 Powerball prize

RALEIGH – Michael Kindley from Concord tried his luck on a $3 Powerball ticket and won a $100,000 prize in ...

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Albemarle council continues to debate options regarding stormwater

Following the Albemarle City Council’s decision two weeks ago to vote narrowly against adopting a stormwater plan, members ...

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John Brown Quartet performs, emphasizes the importance of art at West Stanly High School

Soulfully smooth rhythms rang out throughout West Stanly High School’s auditorium, which turned into a concert hall Monday ...

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Albemarle women take lead in YVC with win over North Stanly

The women’s basketball teams of Albemarle and North Stanly met for the final time in the regular season ...

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Jan. 25-29, 2023

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: • Donald Keith Arrington (W /M/50) Arrest on chrg of 1) ...

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Albemarle Police Reports – Jan. 26-29, 2023

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Sabrina Carter Furr (W F, 56) Arrest on chrg of Simple ...

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Vintage popcorn machine brought back to downtown Albemarle

A key piece of Albemarle’s downtown cultural history has been given new life as a vintage popcorn machine, ...

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Two Stanly churches join lawsuit against United Methodist Church

With the choice of disaffiliation before many of the United Methodist Church locations worldwide, some Stanly churches have ...

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Stanly churches vote to disaffiliate with United Methodist Church

The national discussion in the United Methodist Church (UMC) regarding the role of LGTBQ+ individuals has forced churches ...

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KATELYN STEGALL COLUMN: New animal restrictions: What you need to know before June?

Proper planning is vital to running a successful livestock operation, so we want to give you a heads ...

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DAN KIBLER COLUMN: Coyote hunting event nears in Albemarle

North Carolina hunters will say goodbye to open seasons for several popular species on Jan. 31, as duck, ...

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First Street Station in Albemarle has sold for $2.2 million

The 52,000-square-foot First Street Station located along North First Street near downtown Albemarle, home to businesses including Harris ...

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Littles bring home cooking to Albemarle at Lillie/Ann

The name — Lillie/Ann Home Cooking — says it all, or most of it. Donnell and Dawn Little ...

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Chris The King Christian Academy recognizes honor roll students

Christ the King Christian Academy announces its second quarter honor roll as follows: • Mrs. Kahl’s 7th Grade: Alexandra ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: North Carolina economy continues to excel

RALEIGH — North Carolina faces many challenges. You and I may disagree with how to rank those challenges, ...

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Albemarle Police Reports – Jan. 23-24, 2023

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: • Rosalyn Lashonda Rowie (B F, 41) Arrest on chrg of Assault ...

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Looking to expand capacity at Endy, Stanly County Schools issues RFQ

Stanly County Schools recently sent a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for architectural firms that could design and plan ...

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Marriage Licenses – December 2022

Marriage licenses were issued to the following: • Charissa Renae Addington and Anthony Paul Lee, II on December ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Roads are a solution, not the problem

RALEIGH — While Charlotte is known as the Queen City, the behavior of its leaders sometimes invites comparison ...