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Albemarle Council hears concerns on homeless population, safety

A number of Albemarle business owners expressed concerns to Albemarle City Council on Monday night over what they described as an influx of homeless persons ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Tuesday, January 23, 2024 9:22 am

Kolter Homes

Locust rezoning hearing generates questions on development

A public hearing on conditional rezoning of a 507-acre tract north of Locust drew numerous questions and concerns from area residents at Locust’s Jan. 11 ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Thursday, January 18, 2024 9:25 am

Dylan Frick

Norwood, lobbyists discuss legislative priorities

Members of Norwood Town Council met on Wednesday with representatives of McGuire-Woods Consulting to discuss legislative priorities and goals for the 2023-24 fiscal year. The ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Thursday, January 18, 2024 9:13 am


THE HONEYBUN CLASSIC: 39 years of fishing, fellowship

In late October 1985, Albemarle residents Reed Furr, Bob Townsend and Eston West, along with West’s son Garry, decided to spend a fall weekend fishing ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Wednesday, January 10, 2024 2:25 pm


Albemarle delays decision on 10-home subdivision

Albemarle City Council has delayed a decision on approving development of a 10-home, 4.4-acre traditional subdivision on Mockingbird Road in Albemarle. The proposed development is ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Tuesday, January 9, 2024 1:27 pm


Stanly County students earn honors for science, engineering efforts

Twenty entries from Stanly County Schools students in grades 3-8 were on display Jan. 6 at the system’s annual Science and Engineering Fair at Oakboro ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Monday, January 8, 2024 2:42 pm


Skidmore has timed South Stanly sports for 6 decades

In the summer of 1962, Tommy Skidmore had come back to his hometown after four years away at college, plus a stint in the military. ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Friday, January 5, 2024 3:39 pm


House fire displaces family in western Stanly

A Red Cross family has been displaced as a result of a house fire early Thursday morning. Information provided to the SNAP by a neighbor, ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Thursday, January 4, 2024 12:03 pm


Allen accepts new position, announces ‘Hive’ expansion

Albemarle realtor Lee Allen, former owner of the RE/MAX Executive Albemarle office, recently accepted a position as managing broker/realtor with Corcoran HM Properties in Charleston, ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Wednesday, January 3, 2024 2:55 pm


Norwood receives $2 million grant

At Monday night’s meeting of the Norwood Town Council, Town Administrator Ray Allen announced the town has received a $2 million grant to repair and ... Read more

by Toby Thorpe, Wednesday, January 3, 2024 9:04 am

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