Jo Grey, Author at The Stanly News & Press

“A Charlie Brown Christmas”

Rediscovering the Writing Rosses

Twenty-five years ago, Jean Ross Justice mailed a parcel from Iowa City to the library in Albemarle. Justice wanted the Stanly County library to have ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Tuesday, July 16, 2024 2:01 pm

Atrium Health


Meeting a 140-pound shaggy dog in the library can be disconcerting, even for an adult. “But Rocky’s a gentle giant,” says Jessica Gise, who teams ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Sunday, June 2, 2024 10:42 am


BADIN/PALESTINE NEWS: Litter Patrol, Loch Festival and Lupus Awareness

Litter Patrol Please meet at the Gazebo at 8:30 a.m. May 10 and join the effort to give Badin sidewalks and streets a welcoming and ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Tuesday, May 7, 2024 7:50 am


70 YEARS STRONG: After 7 decades together, couple stays busy with garden, antiques

“We want to keep busy,” said Anna Neumeyer, 88, speaking alongside her husband Jon, 91, known as “Jack” to family and friends. “Busy” means Jack ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 10:11 am

“Uwharrie Bizarres”

SPIRIT OF STANLY 2024: SNAP reporter covered his share of unusual stories

Most writers guard their solitude. Fred T. Morgan never stood a chance. Morgan began his esteemed 34-year career at the Stanly News & Press in ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Tuesday, April 2, 2024 11:50 am


BADIN/PALESTINE NEWS: Council to discuss budget goals

Town Business Limb and brush pickup is Feb. 6. Leaf collection continues through Feb. 12. Town Council has called a meeting to discuss budget goals ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Tuesday, January 30, 2024 8:29 am


Hamaan learns more about family, self in new book

Denny Hamann makes new friends and meets new cousins wherever he goes. Even Teresa Crump, who is responsible for arranging Stanly County Public Library events, ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Friday, January 26, 2024 3:32 pm


BADIN NEWS: Museum’s holiday store nears opening

October’s grand events included Semi-Annual Town Clean-up, Badin VFD Barbecue and Truck or Treat, Better Badin Fish Fry, Hardaway Pow Wow and the Better Badin ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Tuesday, November 7, 2023 7:49 am


BADIN NEWS: Many events happening in October

Badin Library Children are invited to Storytime and Crafts at 10:30 a.m. today, and again on Oct. 24. Town Council The council meets tonight at ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Tuesday, October 10, 2023 8:31 am

“Little House Cookbook

From muskets to vinegar pie, history lovers enjoy Living History Day

History came alive for more than 300 visitors on Saturday afternoon at the Snuggs and Marks House Museum — the white clapboard two-story landmark on ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Friday, October 6, 2023 1:25 pm

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