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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 ...

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 ...

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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, ...

Carolina Cleft Center

Stanfield child faces multiple surgeries for bilateral cleft lip, palate

A few months before Mandy and Corie Faggart were to welcome twin sons to their family this summer, ...


Albemarle Police Reports – Nov. 24-29, 2022

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Duane Lamont Perry (B M, 46) Arrest on chrg of Misdemeanor ...

Hudson Property Services

Stanly County Chamber celebrates Hudson Property Services

The Stanly County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting celebration recently for Hudson Property Services, LLC. Hudson ...


Albemarle looks into relocating recycling center after recent discovery of methane gas

Due to the recent discovery of high levels of methane gas at Albemarle’s solid waste and recycling center, ...

Stanly County Concert Band

Stanly County Concert Band to have Christmas concert Dec. 8

Eager to help usher in the holiday spirit, the Stanly County Concert Band will have its Christmas concert ...


Albemarle waterworks operator wins award

Chen Vang, from the City of Albemarle Highway 52 Water Treatment Plant, has been honored with an N.C. ...


Birth Announcements for October 2022

The following births were recorded in Stanly County in October: • Joanna Marisol Banehas Ramos was born October ...


Albemarle council approves ARPA funds for alleyway project but rejects using funds to replace radios

The Albemarle City Council last week narrowly approved allocating money from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to ...