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Badin uses coach to analyze, grow economic development

For a tiny town, Badin has ambitious plans to grow its economic development. The town is working with Charles Parker, a project director at The ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:32 pm


Badin passes Lou Donaldson resolution

The Badin Town Council unanimously passed a resolution honoring Badin native and jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson Tuesday night. The town raised the money last month ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:45 am


Business conducts tree decorating contest

Truth and Table won the Tour of Trees decorating contest at 4 Rivers this month. The business decorated a white Christmas tree with owls, entering ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Monday, December 23, 2019 2:34 pm


Festival of Trees keeps memories alive for many

After years of creating crafts for magazines, Ann Snuggs now uses her talents to help Hospice of Stanly and the Uwharrie decorate for the Festival ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:38 am

Lou Donaldson

Badin reaches goal to apply for Lou Donaldson Boulevard

The town of Badin met its $2,000 goal to apply for renaming part of N.C. Highway 740 as Lou Donaldson Boulevard last week. During the ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Monday, December 16, 2019 2:38 pm


Driver, passenger escape burning car

A vehicle caught fire as it was heading west on N.C. Highway 24-27 Wednesday afternoon just outside of Albemarle. Both the driver and the passenger ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 3:44 pm


Officers increase speeding focus, stop cab

By Imari Scarbrough, for the SNAP Two months after issuing a plea — and warning — to speeding motorists, the Oakboro Police Department announced it ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Tuesday, November 26, 2019 4:25 pm


Meeting Tuesday allows for comments on old Alcoa site

Badin residents will have the chance to speak up about the old Alcoa Badin Works property in Badin during a meeting Tuesday evening. The North ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Monday, November 18, 2019 4:27 pm

Head Start

After delay, Head Start facilities will open

Head Start will reopen facilities in Stanly, Montgomery and Moore counties the first week of December following a long delay. Early Head Start for babies ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Friday, November 15, 2019 5:22 pm


Highway renaming to Lou Donaldson Boulevard inches closer

Donations to help rename part of N.C. Highway 740 in Badin as “Lou Donaldson Boulevard” have been steadily coming in. During the Badin council meeting ... Read more

by Imari Scarbrough, Thursday, November 14, 2019 9:10 am

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