Shannon Beamon, Author at The Stanly News & Press


Locust sewer project set to begin

After two years of planning, the City of Locust is ready to break ground on nearly $1 million worth of sewer improvements. At their last ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:02 am


Locust hires new police chief

Locust’s newest police chief will come from within the city’s own ranks. Steven R. Smith, currently a captain in the city’s police department, was named ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Friday, December 13, 2019 2:41 pm

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Locust City Council approves electronic signs along roadways

After receiving requests from local business owners, the Locust City Council has decided to allow electronic signage within the city’s limits. At their last meeting, ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Friday, December 6, 2019 11:45 am



East Albemarle teacher faces tough test of his own When Daniel Lattimore’s first cancer tests came back, he could have let it go. The results ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Friday, November 2, 2018 10:00 am


Stanly’s Dancing With The Stars raises about $90K for Butterfly House

Some waltzed in wearing Victorian costumes. Others made it rain with money machines. Some touched hearts with a backdrop of pictures. Others wowed the crowd ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Wednesday, October 3, 2018 9:09 am


Richfield Park recovering from Florence damage

Hurricane damage to Richfield Park will soon be under repair. When Florence struck Stanly County, both Curl Tail Creek and the lake it flows into ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Saturday, September 29, 2018 2:13 pm


ADDC recaps growth in downtown Albemarle

While Pfeiffer University’s long wait on a USDA loan may have slowed their plans down, it doesn’t seem to have slowed much in downtown Albemarle ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Friday, September 28, 2018 3:57 pm


Richfield backs sales tax increase

The Richfield Town Council has joined a growing number of government figures supporting a sales tax referendum on this year’s ballot. If approved by voters ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Friday, September 28, 2018 9:59 am


PeeDee Outfitters plants new store in Albemarle

An emerging, regional retailer will expand into Albemarle this week. PeeDee Outfitters — which already operates three stores in communities along the PeeDee River — ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Monday, September 24, 2018 4:40 pm


Suicide whips up a different kind of storm

The suicide of his best friend hit Lance Fallen as hard as a hurricane. All the flurry and devastation of a storm, but with none ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Monday, September 24, 2018 3:05 pm

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