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D.G. Martin

DG MARTIN COLUMN: The lottery — still bad for North Carolina

I was firmly opposed to the state of North Carolina getting into the lottery business back in 2005. ...

Albemarle City Council

Albemarle Council welcomes Bramlett, Hunt, says goodbye to Lowder, Hughes

The Albemarle City Council welcomed two new members to Council on Monday as the newcomers, elected last month, ...

Atrium Health Stanly

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Atrium Health Stanly as ‘Best Maternity Hospital’

Atrium Health Cabarrus, Atrium Health Cleveland, Atrium Health Pineville, Atrium Health Stanly, Atrium Health Union and Atrium Health ...

Holiday Tour of Homes

Holiday Tour of Homes includes Chambers, Crutchfield homes

The Albemarle Downtown Development Corporation will host the annual Holiday Tour of Homes 2-6 p.m. Dec. 11. Eight ...


City plants tree for Arbor Day, offers option for ‘memory trees’

The City of Albemarle celebrated its 13th year of being named a Tree City USA city during its ...


Golden LEAF announces $8 million in funding, including funds to Albemarle, Stanly County

The Golden LEAF Board of Directors have awarded $5.8 million in funding to support projects through the SITE ...

Stanly County Sheriff's Office

Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Nov. 25-Dec. 5, 2022

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: Treshun Trik Sellers (B /M/21) Arrest on chrg of 1) ...


Albemarle Police Reports – Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 2022

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Jamie Dustin Porter (W M, 29) Arrest on chrg of Simple ...


PHOTO GALLERY: Palestine Christmas Parade – Dec. 4, 2022


Jersey Mike’s to open

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open at 718 Leonard Ave., in Albemarle ...

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Mike Walden

MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Is economics about more than jobs and inflation?

Every time there is trouble looming for the economy, my schedule of presentations and interviews explodes. It happened ...

Carolina Auction Academy

SCC Carolina Auction Academy students raise funds for St. Jude

Students from Stanly Community College’s Carolina Auction Academy recently conducted an auction to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research ...

Christmas With The Celts

Christmas with the Celts coming to Albemarle for SCCA holiday performance

People yearning for an early dose of the holiday spirit will be in for a treat this weekend ...


GALLERY: Locust Christmas Parade – Dec. 3, 2022

James Kluttz

After 17 years of service, Barbee leaves Stanfield mayor post

It was a changing-of-the-guard moment at Stanfield’s town council meeting Thursday night as Kevin Barbee, after almost two ...


Richfield Town Council, citizens hear offer to develop Tyson Park

Tensions erupted at Monday’s meeting of the Richfield Town Council concerning the development of Tyson Park. The park, ...


Albemarle contractor will build Cabarrus County grade separation project

The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a $16.3 million contract to make safety improvements where Rogers Lake ...

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Gaston County

REGIONAL: Gaston County woman wins $3 million on scratch-off

RALEIGH – Cathy Stroupe of Bessemer City took a chance on a $30 scratch-off and won a $3 million ...

Albemarle Marketplace

STANLY THE MAGAZINE: Jordan relishes role as ‘Mrs. Claus’

“Christmas comes sooner every year!” It is a perennial sentiment echoing through the aisles of big box stores ...

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REGIONAL: Cabarrus County woman gives birth on same day she wins $100,000

RALEIGH – For Brenda Gomez Hernandez of Concord, Nov. 9 will be a day she will never forget as, ...