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Historic building gets ‘cool’ opportunity

Albemarle’s historic Belk building is now under new ownership. The building — constructed in 1910 — was purchased by Robert and Claudia Swanson last month. ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Monday, August 13, 2018 5:52 pm


Stanly’s smallest advocates raise breastfeeding awareness

Babies from around the county — along with their mothers — came out to Courthouse Square Park Saturday to raise awareness about an activity that ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 8:49 am


Treetop park gets the go-ahead

Branches and tree trunks could be at the heart of Albemarle’s next big business. During their meeting Monday, the Albemarle City Council approved a lease ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 5:09 pm


Civil servant leaves legacy in western Stanly

One of western Stanly’s most widely known civil servants passed away last week. Robert Harvey, 67, served as town administrator for both Oakboro and Stanfield, ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 4:30 pm


New park to get new sign

Richfield’s newest park will get its first official marker soon. Councilors have decided to build a sign near the entrance to Tyson Park — a ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 9:06 am


Memorial fuels support for veterans

A permanent salute to veterans is now on display in Stanfield. Dubbed the Stanfield Veterans Memorial, the pair of black granite benches and matching stone ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Monday, August 6, 2018 9:24 am


LADIES WHO CARE: Fairview members finish Honduras dress project

Each dress had its own special touch. A line of blue ribbon here. A bright red button there. Lace all along a hem. “Try this,” ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Sunday, August 5, 2018 6:00 pm


Math teacher brings back insights from China

When Christi Edwards left for a teaching program in China this summer, she expected things to be different. Different language, different culture, different teaching styles. ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Sunday, August 5, 2018 3:22 pm


City considers economic development incentive

Another Albemarle business is under consideration for an expansion incentive. Last month, city staff drafted an agreement that would give the unnamed business — currently ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Saturday, August 4, 2018 5:16 pm


Giant canoes take maiden voyage at Morrow Mountain State Park

Canoes are typically the little guys out on Lake Tillery. Between bass boats, and motorboats, and giant pontoon boats, most everything outsizes them. Up until ... Read more

by Shannon Beamon, Thursday, August 2, 2018 6:49 pm

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