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SNAP Back In Time – 1981 – Man takes off armband as hostages are freed

SNAP Back In Time takes a look back at newsmakers from yesteryear. Friday, Jan. 23, 1981 Support for Hostages Tuesday was the day the armband ... Read more

6 hours ago by Staff Reports.

South Stanly men earn spot in state cross-country meet

The South Stanly men’s cross-country squad earned a spot in Friday’s state championship by placing third at Saturday’s 1A Midwest Regionals at the Ivey Redmon ... Read more

12 hours ago by Charles Curcio.

Gray Stone women qualify for 1A cross-country finals

Gray Stone’s women’s cross-country team secured a spot in the upcoming 1A state championship meet by placing third at Saturday’s Midwest Regional in Kernersville at ... Read more

13 hours ago by Charles Curcio.

Stanly commissioners approve loan refinancing

The Stanly County Board of Commissioner conducted a required public hearing at Tuesday night’s meeting at the Stanly County Commons regarding refinancing of some of ... Read more

14 hours ago by Charles Curcio.

STATE: Buncombe County man bags ‘extreme’ $100,000 prize

RALEIGH – David Sweeting of Alexander watched his $25 ticket reveal a $100,000 prize. He purchased his winning Extreme Cash ticket from the Kenansville Food ... Read more

15 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Association to offer Betty Watson Scholarship

Stanly County Extension & Community Association will offer the $1,000 Betty Watson Scholarship to a Stanly County student. To qualify for this scholarship the applicant must ... Read more

17 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Stanly native part of group focused on creating truth, racial healing commission

A Stanly County native is part of a new group that’s been working with members of Congress to address divisions and racial inequalities in the ... Read more

17 hours ago by Chris Miller.

STATE: N.C. State Park lands, waters now total 250,000 acres

The North Carolina state parks system now includes 250,000 acres of land and water, according to the Division of Parks and Recreation. Recent acquisitions, including ... Read more

18 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Blake-Lewis talks challenges of teaching, learning during the pandemic

As someone who’s served in numerous educational capacities for more than 20 years, including as a teacher, principal and university professor, Dr. Amy Blake-Lewis has ... Read more

18 hours ago by Chris Miller.

Lawn Letter Ladies bring happiness, smiles to people at home

With many businesses struggling to survive in the last year during the coronavirus pandemic, two Oakboro residents took a chance and decided to open their ... Read more

18 hours ago by Chris Miller.

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