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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 twice by the North Carolina Press Association.


Oakboro increases max height of apartment buildings, rezones land near Food Lion

Three public hearings conducted before Monday’s meeting of the Oakboro Town Council led to a pair of zoning changes and a text amendment to the ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:19 am


STANLY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Colts travel to Forest Hills; Bulldogs host Mount Pleasant

In Stanly varsity games Friday night, Albemarle hosted Mount Pleasant in a Yadkin Valley Conference game while West Stanly went on the road for a ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Saturday, October 16, 2021 2:32 am


North Stanly defense shuts down South Stanly

With both teams coming off losses last week, North Stanly and South Stanly entered Friday’s game looking to bounce back. From the first offensive play ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Saturday, October 16, 2021 1:49 am

Badin Inn

New private disc golf course opens at Badin Inn

The sport of disc golf has grown to include just short of 9,000 courses worldwide. Of that number, about 80 percent are public courses or ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Friday, October 15, 2021 9:11 am


Stanly commissioners hear report on overcrowded jail, discuss possible solutions

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many aspects of life in Stanly, including the legal system and the local jail. At a special work session recently, ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:40 pm


STANLY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: North hosts Robinson, West travels to Parkwood

In high school football games Friday night, North took on a team for the first time while two previous conference foes squared off in Union ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Saturday, October 9, 2021 4:35 am


Albemarle, South Stanly face off with 1A playoff bid on the line

High school football games played in the kinds of conditions South Stanly and Albemarle played in Friday night rarely become high-scoring affairs. Conditions at K.L. ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Saturday, October 9, 2021 2:56 am

American Legion

Post 76 American Legion team gets rebooted with new head coach

American Legion baseball in Stanly dates back many years, including the 1940 Junior World Series Champions. After the program did not compete in 2021, one ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 11:30 am


Stanly commissioners set parameters for new short-term rentals with ordinance

Short-term rentals have new parameters in Stanly County per a zoning ordinance amendment passed at Monday’s meeting of the Board of Commissioners. Stanly Planning Director ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 11:03 am


New London town officials dedicate new park

New London’s new park has hosted many events since its opening, but finally enjoyed a formal dedication ceremony recently. Mayor Tate Daniels and members of ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Monday, October 4, 2021 2:56 pm

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