Jo Grey, Author at The Stanly News & Press


Stanly resident shares personal story about lupus, promotes event

Once upon a time, S’era McCall was living her dream — working as a nurse in Salisbury with beloved co-workers, living on the top floor ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Thursday, May 18, 2023 3:29 pm


Badin Celtic Festival will feature Scottish Highland Games

The last Badin Celtic Festival in 2018 held a promise of more to come. And more is coming this month for Stanly County visitors and ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Wednesday, May 3, 2023 10:06 am

Cemita Gibbs

Stanly County Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers, donations of land to continue mission

Since there’s no place like home, Cemita Gibbs has a dream job. She doesn’t work at home, but since 2004 she’s been helping other Stanly ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Monday, February 6, 2023 1:55 pm


Littles bring home cooking to Albemarle at Lillie/Ann

The name — Lillie/Ann Home Cooking — says it all, or most of it. Donnell and Dawn Little have immortalized their mothers, Lillie and Ann, ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Friday, January 27, 2023 2:17 pm


Pregnancy Resource Center sets $60,000 goal for Baby Bottle Boomerang

Step inside many a Stanly County kitchen or office this month and catch sight of one, two or three baby bottles sitting on countertops or ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Tuesday, January 17, 2023 9:31 am

Badin Police

Community helpers make Christmas bright for youth through Red & Blue Christmas Rescue

From an early age, parents and teachers tell children about Community Helpers and the ways they help. Kids often dress up in red pint-sized firefighter ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Monday, December 19, 2022 4:39 pm


Badin receives delivery of new fire truck

Timothy Jarman’s one-year anniversary as chief of Badin Volunteer Fire Department is one month away, but he’s celebrating early. A 2022 Pierce Saber Custom Fire ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Monday, December 12, 2022 8:56 am

Albemarle Marketplace

STANLY THE MAGAZINE: Jordan relishes role as ‘Mrs. Claus’

“Christmas comes sooner every year!” It is a perennial sentiment echoing through the aisles of big box stores from late September on. By now, Christmas ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Friday, December 2, 2022 9:16 am

Salem United Methodist Church

Salem United Methodist Church celebrates 200 years

On a recent Sunday morning, about 150 members and guests of Salem United Methodist Church in Millingport spread quilts across hay bales arranged under tents ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Sunday, October 30, 2022 6:01 pm

Bridget Huckabee

STANLY THE MAGAZINE: Ruth and Talmadge Moose – a love story of two creators

They met at a picnic in 1952. He had graduated from Albemarle High School the previous year. She still had four years to go. He ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Thursday, October 20, 2022 3:23 pm

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