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Health Department addresses COVID-19, vaccine questions

The Stanly County Health Department has received many questions about COVID-19 information for Stanly County. Here are answers to the questions that are asked most ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

STATE: COVID-19 cases rapidly increasing in unvaccinated North Carolinians; hospitalizations doubled in two weeks

RALEIGH — After months of decline, North Carolina is experiencing a rapid increase in COVID-19 spread among those who are unvaccinated. Thursday, 1,998 cases were ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Bomb sculpture implemented to raise awareness about historic demolition of old Swift Island Bridge

If people have been in downtown Albemarle recently, there’s a good chance they’ve seen a rather large, colorful structure located right outside the Stanly County ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

Pfeiffer president responds to accrediting body putting school on probation

Pfeiffer University is an accredited institution of higher learning but the body which accredited it has put it on probation amid the school’s efforts to ... Read more

2 days ago by Charles Curcio.

SNAP BACK IN TIME – 1966 – Camp Barnhardt is dedicated

SNAP Back In Time takes a look back at newsmakers from yesteryear.  Friday, July 15, 1966 Camp Barnhardt James A. Graham, commissioner of agriculture for ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Stanly County sees spike in COVID over last two weeks

As the highly contagious Delta variant accounts for 83 percent of new national cases, areas across the country are seeing increases in new cases and ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

2021 All-Stanly News & Press Volleyball Team

With the sports seasons crossing over in this shortened year, the annual All-Stanly News & Press high school teams have been delayed. Until now. Here ... Read more

3 days ago by Charles Curcio.

Stanly Timberwolves AAU program sends athletes to Junior Olympic nationals

Members of the Stanly County Timberwolves AAU track and field team recently qualified to compete at nationals in their respective events. The athletes, from ages ... Read more

3 days ago by Charles Curcio.

County Nutrition Menu – July 26-30, 2021

The Senior Lunch Sites are now open for eat-in dining. Seniors who are signed up to get lunches are invited to come into the sites ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Moped driver dies after collision along Wiscassett Street

An Albemarle man died after a vehicle hit him while he was on his moped last Thursday. Albemarle resident Kassidy Mansfield, 35, was driving east ... Read more

3 days ago by Chris Miller.

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