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Albemarle native named Sailor of the Year, promoted

Chief Petty Officer Kimber Nash Dominguez, an aviation ordnanceman and native of Albemarle, was recently selected as Sailor of the Year. According to Navy officials, ... Read more

17 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Causbys celebrate 66th wedding anniversary

George Bennett Causby and Joyce Branch Causby celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on May 29, 2020. The Causbys met in 1952 while attending East Carolina ... Read more

18 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Ministers, civic leaders to join together for public prayer event

An event in Albemarle planned for Saturday looks to unite people across racial and social backgrounds peacefully for the causes of fighting racism and social ... Read more

19 hours ago by Charles Curcio.

Mayor, CMPD officer discusses Floyd protests

As a child Steve Huber was inspired by the 1970s TV police shows “Adam-12” and “S.W.A.T.” These shows cemented in his mind the profession he ... Read more

22 hours ago by Chris Miller.

Crossfit gym in Albemarle opens due to exemption in Phase 2 restrictions

An exemption in Gov. Roy Cooper’s order continuing to keep gyms and health clubs closed has allowed one Stanly gym to open its doors. CrossFit ... Read more

24 hours ago by Charles Curcio.

SNAP Back In Time – June 6, 1980 and June 4, 1965

Editor’s Note: During 2020, The SNAP will celebrate its 140th year of covering Stanly County people. In honor of 140 years, The SNAP will off ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Albemarle resident named to Ole Miss’ chancellor’s honor roll

Sarah Rebecca Lawrence of Albemarle was recently named to the University of Mississippi’s Spring 2020 honor roll lists. Lawrence was named to the chancellor’s honor ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Make Facebook and Google pay for local news, just like you

If you are a newspaper subscriber or you pick up a copy at a local retailer, you pay for the news and information you receive ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

SCS hires new assistant superintendent

Stanly County Schools has hired Dr. Amy Blake-Lewis as its new assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, according to a SCS Facebook post on Thursday. ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

Stanly surpasses 100 COVID-19 cases

Stanly County has 102 total COVID-19 cases, as of Friday, according to the Stanly County Health Department. That is a sharp increase from two weeks ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

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