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According to the current owners of Rosebriar Restaurant, Jessie Poplin had a new building constructed on Wiscassett Street in 1925 for his general merchandise store. ... Read more

14 hours ago by Staff Reports.

STATE: Free remote learning conference available for teachers, parents

All North Carolina teachers and parents are invited to attend a free virtual conference on Oct. 28 to help them navigate technology and remote learning. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Albemarle Police Reports – Oct. 14-19, 2020

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Jennifer Ann Jones, 37, was arrested on misdemeanor charge of simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance and ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Wildlife Commission asks for help to monitor new disease in rabbits

Biologists with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are asking the public to help them monitor the potential spread of a deadly rabbit disease that has ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

STATE: Students encouraged to enter poster competition

The North Carolina Division of Public Health is accepting entries for the NC Be Antibiotic Aware Artwork Competition. K-12 students are encouraged to submit an ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Oakboro considers hosting additional 5K event

At Monday’s meeting of the Oakboro Town Council, organizers of a recent 5K race approached the council to arrange another race at the town’s park. ... Read more

2 days ago by Charles Curcio.


HARRISTOWN NEWS – Giving back to the community

Please continue to follow the CDC guidelines for keeping yourself and others safe. Wash your hands often. Wear a mask when out in public. Practice ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Camp Barnhardt hosts drive-through Halloween event

Camp Barnhardt in New London will host a drive-through Halloween trick or treat event Oct. 30. Campsites will be decorated by local units and candy ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

Historical Society begins interview project

The Stanly County Historical Society is planning a series of oral history interviews with people from Stanly County. The first in this series will feature ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Oakboro man killed in wreck in Alabama

An Oakboro man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Oct. 14 near Tuscaloosa, Ala. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Public Affairs Officer Senior Trooper Reginal ... Read more

3 days ago by Chris Miller.

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