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Hurricane Ian

History Center, SCC partnership event rescheduled

The Stanly County History Center’s event scheduled for Oct. 1 has been rescheduled. Due to the threat of ...

Mike Walden

MIKE WALDEN: Is the social safety net a spring board or a cushion?

There are few public issues that create more debate than the “social safety net.” By social safety net, ...

Births

Birth Announcements for August 2022

The following births were recorded in Stanly County in August: • Damian Ryxton Arroyo Jaimes was born August 26 at ...

News

Pfeiffer will move to 4-day instructional week next fall

Beginning in the fall of 2023, Pfeiffer University will dispense with Friday classes for its undergraduate students as ...

News

Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Sept. 20-26, 2022

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following: Christina Marie Griffin (W /F/30) Arrest on chrg of Defraud Drug/alc ...

Blake Shelton

The Dryes appear on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

A musical duo with ties to Stanly County have hit the national stage as part of one of ...

News

Union Chapel UMC offers meal

Union Chapel United Methodist Church, US Highway 52 South, Albemarle (across from the fairgrounds), will sell plates of ...

Columns

JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Let’s make Medicaid expansion work

RALEIGH — Are Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, Republican House Speaker Tim Moore, and Republican Senate leader Phil Berger ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...