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Hinson leaves mark on auctions, county

Ted Hinson has left the auction house for the “highest” bidder. Hinson, who for nearly 60 years was a professional auctioneer, died Friday at the ... Read more

2 hours ago by BJ Drye.

N.C. earthquake awakens residents

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake happened near Sparta along the North Carolina-Virginia border shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday A small earthquake in Sparta was reported earlier ... Read more

11 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Majority of Stanly parents in survey want kids taught face-to-face

One motivation for Stanly County Schools to return students to in-person learning includes results of a survey of parents recently completed. Dr. Amy Blake-Lewis, assistant ... Read more

1 day ago by Charles Curcio.

SNAP BACK IN TIME – August 1980, 1965

Friday, Aug. 8, 1980 Plant Construction of Oakboro’s $2.5 million waste treatment plant was proceeding according to schedule. Savings & Loan First Colony Savings & ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Kayakers rescued in Badin

One Stanly County official said a water rescue Friday afternoon could have been much worse. “Kayakers on guided tour got out of their kayaks to ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Atrium to have mobile COVID testing

Atrium Health West Stanly Imaging will have the Atrium Health Mobile Coronavirus Screening Center from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday at its location at 103 ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Health Department provides FAQ on COVID

Stanly County Health Department reports 1,091 total positive cases of COVID-19 and 29 deaths as of Friday afternoon. More than 9,400 Stanly County residents have ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Active COVID cases at more than 240

Stanly County added 30 new coronavirus cases Friday as it reached 1,091 cumulative cases, according to data from the health department. It’s a small decline ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

Agencies reflect on 30th anniversary of ADA

The last week of July marked the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990, ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

South coaches remember Brewer, Liverman

Friends and families of two former athletic standouts at South Stanly High School reflect on their lives after passing away this week in a motor ... Read more

2 days ago by Charles Curcio.

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