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South Stanly

South Stanly graduates told to ‘embrace the journey’

Ninety red-clad seniors received diplomas at commencement ceremonies at South Stanly High School’s K.L. Young Stadium on Friday. SSHS Career and Development Coordinator Sharon Huggins ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Monday, May 27, 2024 9:28 am

North Stanly

North Stanly graduates 133 for Class of 2024

Students receiving diplomas at North Stanly High School on May 24 were encouraged by commencement speaker Kristie McCowan to follow the example of the mathematician ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Sunday, May 26, 2024 3:22 pm

Big Lick

Oakboro Regional Foundation marks 25th anniversary

In observance of its 25th year preserving the town’s history, the Oakboro Regional Foundation sponsored open hours at four sites on May 11. The foundation, ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Thursday, May 23, 2024 12:11 pm

Gary Swaringen

Barber hanging up scissors after 56 years

In 1968, fresh out of barber school, Gary Swaringen joined barbers David Singleton and Harry Lee Huneycutt at Singleton’s Barber Shop in downtown Norwood. Early ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Thursday, May 23, 2024 11:47 am


Budget matters prevail at Albemarle meeting

A number of matters relating to the adoption of the 2024-25 Albemarle municipal budget led to lengthy discussion at the May 20 meeting of Albemarle ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Tuesday, May 21, 2024 2:39 pm

Cesar Correa

Locust receives proposed budget

Locust City Manager Cesar Correa presented the proposed city budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year at the May 9 council meeting. “The budget is 99% ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Monday, May 13, 2024 9:57 am

Bethany Woods

Hathcock’s Mother’s Day gift? Her 100th birthday.

Mildred Hathcock says, “I can tell you a lot that you don’t know!”… and that’s likely because much of her life was lived before many ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Friday, May 10, 2024 2:22 pm


Albemarle City Council receives proposed budget for review

Interim City Manager Darren Rhodes presented his proposed 2024-25 city budget to Albemarle City Council at the May 6 meeting. “I’m happy to report that ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 11:19 am

Albemarle City Council

Albemarle City Council honors Brandon Beane

Brandon Beane, Stanly County native and general manager of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, was honored by Albemarle City Council on May 6 with a resolution ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 9:33 am


Albemarle City Council OKs usage of golf carts on city streets

At its Monday meeting, Albemarle City Council approved an ordinance that would legalize the use of golf carts on specific streets in the city. The ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Tuesday, May 7, 2024 4:14 pm

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