Toby Thorpe, Author at The Stanly News & Press

Clerk of Court

Huneycutt reflects on 16 years as clerk of court

Michael Huneycutt, outgoing Clerk of Court for Stanly County, was honored with a retirement reception on Thursday, as many friends, family and co-workers attended to ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Friday, November 18, 2022 10:32 am


Oakboro elects mayor, three council positions

Current Oakboro Commissioner Chris Huneycutt will succeed the town’s long-time mayor Joyce Little in December. Huneycutt won decisively over challengers Lisa Cratty and Bobby Watkins, ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 12:10 am


Ward, Chambers, Council elected to Badin seats

Political newcomer Dale Ward defeated incumbent mayor Anne Harwood and candidate Selenia Hinson for an at-large seat on the Badin Town Council. Ward, who led ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 11:58 pm


Albemarle Police Reports – Oct. 25-26, 2022

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Luciana Mccoy (B F, 46) Arrest on chrg of Misdemeanor Larceny, M (M), at 627 Nc 24-27 Bypass ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Monday, October 31, 2022 11:49 am


Event will ‘sock it to’ breast cancer

A 5K walk and fun run, scheduled for Sunday in Locust, is set in honor of City of Locust employee and breast cancer survivor Mandy ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Thursday, October 20, 2022 10:21 am

Stanly County Senior Services

Senior Services honors volunteers

A crowd of around 150 filled the Stanly County Senior Center on Tuesday night as the Senior Services staff recognized the volunteers involved in its ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Wednesday, October 12, 2022 4:15 pm

Tool Rental and Hydraulics

Tool rental, hydraulics business opens in Albemarle

“The need is here,” said Amanda Simpson, manager of Tool Rental and Hydraulics, which opened on Sept. 6 in Albemarle, in explaining the decision to ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Wednesday, October 5, 2022 9:05 am


New director shares vision for SCC Small Business Center

Stanly Community College recently named Tom Nunalee as its new director of small business and entrepreneurial development. Originally from Wilmington, Nunalee has lived in Stanly ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Monday, September 19, 2022 10:29 am

Dustin Lisk

Stanly County Schools faces payroll problem

Stanly County School Board member Dustin Lisk, representing the SCS Finance Committee, reported at last Tuesday’s meeting the financial state of the schools entering the ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Saturday, September 10, 2022 5:53 pm

Albemarle Public Housing

Albemarle City Council hears public housing issues, action plan

Albemarle Public Housing Director Dr. Kim Scott appeared before City Council on Tuesday to present the department’s plan to correct issues concerning facilities operated by ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Friday, September 9, 2022 9:44 am

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