Jo Grey, Author at The Stanly News & Press

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


BADIN NEWS: Many activities coming up as part of 10 Days of Uwharrie

Badin Library Children’s storytime and crafts takes place Oct. 11 and 25 at 10:30 a.m. An adult fall crafting get-together is Oct. 18 at 10:30 ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Monday, October 10, 2022 3:32 pm

House of Pearls

House of Pearls to have fundraiser

“Addiction is real,” said Brittney Teague. “It kills so many people.” Teague knows firsthand. Though she lost her mother to a heroin overdose, she’d rather ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Wednesday, September 14, 2022 4:45 pm

New London

New London Class of 1962 returns for 60-year reunion

In 1962 basketball players wore short shorts and cheerleaders wore knee-length skirts, as pictured in the New London High School yearbook, “The Londoner.” That was ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Thursday, September 1, 2022 4:21 pm


Three Rivers Quilt Guild stitches together memories

From coastal Wilmington to West Jefferson in the mountains, and scads of towns and counties in between, women (and a few men) gather at least ... Read more

by Jo Grey, Thursday, July 7, 2022 4:15 pm


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

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