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N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission

STATE: Seasonal storms may increase baby squirrel sightings

What to do if you come across abandoned young squirrels  RALEIGH, N.C. – It’s hurricane season, and with ...

Boy Scouts

Whitley receives Eagle Scout honor

Trey Whitley, 17, of Locust, has earned his Eagle Scout badge, which is the highest rank advancement presented ...

Charlotte

Pfeiffer hosts Baltic Management Institute Conference

Pfeiffer University’s Graduate School and its business programs hosted a global conference Sept. 11-16 for 49 European executives, ...

Billy Preston

Bell named Pfeiffer Alumni Association president

When David Bell was a rising senior at Chesterfield (S.C.) High School, he attended a conference on human ...

A.L. Lowder

Family, employees and a trusted white hat all played a role in A.L. Lowder’s 50 years of service

It has been said that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. For A.L. Lowder, Inc. in Albemarle, ...

News

Marriage licenses for August 2022

Marriage licenses were issued to the following: • Hannah Dawn Barbee and Timothy Mark Ward on August 20. • ...

Columns

JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Democratic justices reject Democratic vote

RALEIGH — On Nov. 6, 2018, the people of North Carolina voted to amend their state constitution. By ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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, ...

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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 ...