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Annika Schneider

Stanfield resident named Teen of Impact

Annika Schneider’s schedule is full most days. Between pageant appearances, college classes and writing, the Stanfield resident stays busy. The latest accolade for Miss North ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, March 25, 2024 10:19 am

John Huneycutt

BJ DRYE COLUMN: Celebrating Stanly’s talent

When I was given the suggestion last November to focus our Spirit of Stanly magazine on the theme of “the arts,” it seemed like a ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Saturday, March 23, 2024 3:19 pm


Crump retires after more than 50 years of service

It was a girl that lead Virran Crump to the fire department, and a “brotherhood” that kept him there. Aquadale Rural Volunteer Fire Department recently ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Tuesday, March 19, 2024 3:56 pm

Andy Lucas

Stanly health director leaving for new position

David Jenkins, who for four years was a public face in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, is leaving his post as Stanly County health ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Friday, March 15, 2024 4:29 pm

Erica Church

New president/CEO named for Stanly County Chamber of Commerce

Stanly County Chamber of Commerce has selected a new president/CEO. Erica Church, who is currently with the Rowan County Chamber, will take over the Stanly ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Thursday, March 14, 2024 10:20 am


First Bank to consolidate branches

First Bank has announced plans to close one of its branches in Albemarle. The branch at 1910 E. Main St. will consolidate into the branch ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Wednesday, March 13, 2024 1:40 pm


PRIMARY 2024: Unofficial results are in

In unofficial results, Stanly County will see a new county commissioner and a new school board member. Billy Mills ousted incumbent Peter Asciutto for the ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Tuesday, March 5, 2024 10:40 pm


One-Stop Voting up over 2020 totals

More people turned out to vote during the One-Stop session Feb. 15 to March 2 than they did in the early voting period four years ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, March 4, 2024 4:11 pm


FAN-TASTIC: Aquadale student, candidate keeps ‘big’ campaign promise

Jace Mabry is the cool kid on campus, and he has a big fan. Mabry, who ran for Aquadale Elementary Student Council president on the ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, March 4, 2024 3:21 pm

West Stanly

Brick still available for West Stanly High’s veterans walkway

A pathway for veterans is still being constructed at West Stanly High School. Retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Ritchie L. Stiller, who is the ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 10:44 am

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