Imari Scarbrough, Author at The Stanly News & Press

Darrell Almond

Friends remember Skidmore as a public servant, historian of Norwood

Raymond Skidmore Jr. was a fixture in Norwood. Friends of the Stanly County native say he could always be found helping others. Skidmore, 88, died ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Friday, November 5, 2021 11:37 am


Officials discuss completion of broadband installation at airport

County and state representatives gathered at the Stanly County Airport Thursday afternoon to mark the completion of the broadband installation project. The project will support ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:04 pm


Fire departments receive grants

Oakboro Rural Volunteer Fire Department hosted North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey for a check presentation and video shoot on Thursday. ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:16 am


Daycares stay open during coronavirus to help families

Although colleges, universities and K-12 schools are closing or moving to virtual learning due to the threat of COVID-19, many daycares and N.C. Pre-K facilities ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 10:23 am


Stanly prepares for coronavirus

Stanly County organizations are preparing for the novel coronavirus that has infected people around the world. COVID-19 first emerged in Wuhan, China and spread quickly ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Monday, March 2, 2020 11:18 am


Expensive estates not scarce in Stanly

Some Stanly County residents may be surprised to learn that a home worth nearly $3 million was recently listed for sale in Stanfield. The house ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Sunday, March 1, 2020 5:30 pm


Badin to get new Christmas tree

Badin will get a new Christmas tree for future celebrations thanks to a discount and partnership with Better Badin. The tree will be about 22 ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Saturday, February 22, 2020 10:21 am


4 Rivers plans many efforts

Outdoor consignment store 4 Rivers is relatively new in town, but its founders have big plans for the little store. Paul Peters founded the store ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:58 am


Children enjoy Norwood’s Winter Wonderland

Guests enjoyed sledding down a large, icy hill, visiting with Queen Elsa, checking out food trucks and more during the Winter Wonderland in Darrell Almond ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:56 am


Stanly County suffers damage from heavy storms

Several areas throughout Stanly County have been affected by heavy storms, with flooding along with fallen trees and power lines being reported. The heavy storms ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:26 pm

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