Charles Curcio, Author at The Stanly News & Press

Charles Curcio was the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press from 1999-2001 and has currently served in the same capacity since 2008. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also been honored four times by the North Carolina Press Association.

Stanly County Family YMCA

Stanly YMCA helps students, parents prepare at Back-To-School event

The heat of an August Saturday afternoon did not stop young students and their parents from having some late summer fun and get ready to ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Monday, August 8, 2022 2:47 pm

new building

Norwood Police looks for expanded headquarters

During a town budget workshop, Norwood Police Chief James Wilson made a presentation to the town council about needing a new police headquarters. With the ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Friday, August 5, 2022 1:42 pm


South Stanly softball coach named to state’s Hall of Fame

South Stanly head softball coach David Poplin received two honors this summer after leading the Rebel Bulls to the school’s third state championship last season. ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Thursday, August 4, 2022 3:38 pm


Former North Stanly pitcher named ACC’s Pitcher of the Year, joins Team USA

Rhett Lowder was a standout on the mound at North Stanly, despite his senior season being shortened in 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic. An all-county, ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 5:50 pm

Department of Transportation

Lightning strike damages, shuts down Hatley-Burris Road

A storm late Wednesday night on Hatley-Burris Road area caused enough damage to the road to force its closure. In a Facebook post from the ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Friday, July 22, 2022 1:03 pm


Broadband improvements coming to western Stanly with new grants

The office of North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced a new grant this week which will eventually help families in western Stanly get better broadband ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Thursday, July 21, 2022 10:08 am


Former West Stanly softball standout sets school records at Western Carolina

She was a standout for one of North Carolina‚Äôs most successful fast-pitch softball programs, then played softball at the highest college level. Former West Stanly ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Tuesday, July 19, 2022 2:43 pm


3 Bouncing Bees children’s boutique opens in Locust

The Stanly County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday for 3 Bouncing Bees, a new children’s boutique at 1780 W. Main St. ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Tuesday, July 19, 2022 10:04 am

all-way stop

Millingport Road four-way stop may become roundabout, DOT says

The addition of a four-way stop on N.C. Highway 73 and Millingport Road has been the subject of much discussion for citizens and public officials. ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Monday, July 18, 2022 9:21 am


American Racing Headers breaks ground on new Stanfield plant

A Long Island-based high-end automotive parts company will soon call Stanly County home. American Racing Headers, which produces custom headers, exhaust systems and more, broke ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:59 pm

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