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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.

K-9

Oakboro Police arrests two for auto theft

Three local law enforcement agencies came together Saturday morning to make arrests in regards to two stolen vehicles which led to drug and theft charges. ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Monday, March 1, 2021 4:45 pm

Albemarle

Albemarle football opens with rain-soaked road game at Chatham Central

Friday’s season opener for the Albemarle Bulldogs was a long road trip to Chatham Central. It was a rain-soaked playing field for much of the ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Friday, February 26, 2021 9:25 pm

football

High school football returns to Stanly as Rebel Bulls host South Davidson

The long wait for high school football fans for the 2020 season finally ended two months into 2021 when South Stanly hosted South Davidson Thursday ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:10 pm

Brandon Beane

Former South Stanly football coach recovering after heart transplant

One local former football coach and educator joined a small group of people, approximately 5,000 each year worldwide, who have successfully received a new heart. ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:59 pm

Albemarle

Football coaches react to increased capacity for games as season opens

With increased capacity allowed by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, high school football coaches are reacting to the news. Albemarle head coach Richard Davis said ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:10 am

COVID-19

Middle school football cancelled in Stanly, other sports to move forward

Middle school football in Stanly County will not be competing this spring along with other team sports, according to a recent decision by Stanly County ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 5:23 pm

2A playoffs

West Stanly men host Atkins in playoff matchup

For three quarters of Tuesday’s first-round 2A men’s basketball playoff game, the host West Stanly Colts and visiting Atkins Camels played an even match up ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:44 pm

Department of Transportation

Richfield project will not include roundabout, DOT reps say

Members of the Department of Transportation met with the Richfield Town Commissioners Monday night to clarify the purpose of a new project planned for the ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 1:55 pm

basketball

Stanly basketball teams qualify for state playoffs

Three Stanly County high school basketball teams will continue to play this week in the opening round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:16 pm

North Stanly

North Stanly, West Stanly varsity football opener delayed due to COVID

According to an email Monday afternoon from Stanly County Schools’ Athletic Director Beverly Pennington, Friday’s home opening varsity football game between North Stanly and West ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Monday, February 22, 2021 3:37 pm

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