Jo Grey, Author at The Stanly News & Press


Hope Exchange aims to help Haiti, others

On Albemarle’s North Second Street, a few blocks south of U.S. Highway 52, sits an old, nondescript brick building with a few out-of-the-way shops. Several ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 10:27 am

Morrow Mountain State Park

Morrow Mountain continues to offer many summer activities

Outdoor vacations are for making memories. Jeffery Davidson agrees. His family spent summer vacations in a Morrow Mountain State Park cabin because it was affordable. ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Friday, May 27, 2022 2:23 pm

West Stanly Senior Center

Bunnies pop up around West Stanly Senior Center

“People have been staying home too much,” said Penny Finnell who lives in the center of Locust, just a hop, skip and a jump from ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Monday, April 11, 2022 10:47 am


A look at the Hardaway Site – past, present and future

A North Carolina Historical Marker posted just past the Badin Lake boat launch area on N.C. Highway 740 identifies the Hardaway Site location as one ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Monday, March 28, 2022 4:51 pm

Stanly County Senior Center

Fidget Friends seek to help dementia patients

People of a certain age often have reams of things saved up for future use. Ann Snuggs admits she has a basement full of doodads, ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Saturday, March 19, 2022 4:24 pm

disc golf

EANC seeks disc golfers to raise funds for epilepsy

Calling on the generosity of area amateur disc golf players, the Electric Disc Connection Traveling Throw Show is coming Saturday to Oakboro District Park, 423 ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Monday, November 1, 2021 3:47 pm


Renovating a Badin landmark

Does it take a village, or does a village take hold of us? Ask newcomers why they move to town, and don’t be surprised when ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:28 am


C&C: Badin/Palestine News – Morrow officials offer tour, hike

Badin United Methodist Church A Bible study of the book of Acts by Pastor Beau Linker is offered each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:44 am

Air National Guard

Air National Guard members mentor students

Military service members usually possess camaraderie and esprit de corps, but so do mothers. Even a full-time dedicated master sergeant must operate in a sphere ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Monday, January 20, 2020 11:29 am

Air National Guard

Air National Guard gives to students

“Hidden in plain sight” might describe the Air National Guard presence in Stanly County. It’s New London facility is off the beaten path, but the ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Tuesday, December 24, 2019 10:57 am