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North Stanly football game with Ledford rescheduled

Per an email received by The Stanly News and Press today from North Stanly athletic director George Walker, ...

Albemarle

Albemarle City Council approves annexation, rezoning

Annexation and rezoning of a 43.47 acre tract south of NC 24-27 and east of Anderson Road was ...

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Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Aug. 9-15, 2022

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following: Devonte Eugene Scott (B /M/24) Arrest on chrg of 1) Larceny ...

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JoyTime Ministries to celebrate 10th anniversary with Oakboro event

For one Stanly County native, finding the right prescription for women’s spiritual health has grown into a full-time ...

“Where The Crawdads Sing""

DG MARTIN COLUMN: Crawdads — the African connection

Was “Where the Crawdads Sing” set in North Carolina — as both the book and movie assert — ...

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2022 STANLY FOOTBALL: North Stanly Comets

The COVID-19 pandemic has wrecked havoc with high school football with cancelled practices, missed games and other setbacks. ...

Albemarle

Albemarle Police Reports – Aug. 12-13, 2022

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Connie Louise Snapp (W F, 29) Arrest on chrg of Simple ...

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West Stanly softball coaching staff receives national award

West Stanly’s softball program received a national honor for its efforts in winning a third straight state championship. ...

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Four arrested following Richfield robbery

Four individuals are under arrest following a robbery in Richfield. Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports that around 4:05 ...

Albemarle

Albemarle City Council, Public Housing residents discuss living conditions, seek better communication

Bianca Jackson did not mince words when she spoke before the Albemarle City Council Monday night. As someone ...

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West Stanly

2022 STANLY FOOTBALL: West Stanly Colts

Since 1993, the Stanly News & Press has awarded the Stanly Cup to the school with the best ...

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2022 STANLY FOOTBALL: Albemarle Bulldogs

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted high school football in many ways the past two seasons for many programs, including ...

South Stanly

2022 STANLY FOOTBALL: South Stanly Rebel Bulls

South Stanly’s football team has had its struggles in terms of wins and losses for several seasons. The ...

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Stanly County Project Lazarus will host Overdose Awareness Day event

In observance of International Overdose Awareness Day, Stanly County Project Lazarus will sponsor a Remembrance Walk and Service. ...

Locust

Locust approves conditional use request for express oil change service

The Locust City Council on Thursday night unanimously approved a conditional rezoning request for a new express oil ...

Endy Elementary

Albemarle parent charged with truancy continues to advocate for son

An Albemarle mother has continued her fight to re-enroll her child in Stanly County Schools by speaking out ...

Dr. Mike Walden

MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Should we use incentives to attract firms?

North Carolina recently received some outstanding economic news. Our state was named “America’s Top State for Business” by ...

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Battle against hopelessness

Have you felt a bit hopeless about the lack of leadership in NC and Washington, DC? That is ...

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Albemarle contractor to replace Mount Pleasant bridge

The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a $1.2 million contract to replace the bridge on Miami Church ...

Millingport Road

Stanly commissioners vote against supporting DOT application for roundabout funding

The possibility of a roundabout coming to the intersection of Millingport Road and N.C. Highway 73 became more ...