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New London mine owners apply for new mining permit

A gold mine in New London may open up again as soon as this November. Boulder Associates LLC has applied to the state’s Division of ... Read more

2 days ago by Charles Curcio.

PEEKING INTO THE PAST – Prince Furr and His Nehi Orchestra

Prince Furr, a machinist in the local mills in Albemarle, taught his son Belvin to play the fiddle in 1921. The next year his son ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Town denies permit request by Richfield UMC for kitchen renovations

After much discussion in public and private sessions, the town of Richfield formally notified Richfield United Methodist Church of its decision regarding a permit application. ... Read more

2 days ago by Charles Curcio.

Community members speak out against masks, lack of in-person learning at Stanly school board meeting

Several residents voiced their concerns Tuesday night during the Board of Education meeting about the lack of in-person learning in high schools and the mask ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – April 22-27, 2021

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: Keith Covington, 41, was arrested for misdemeanor possession of marijuana up to half an ounce, misdemeanor simple ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Albemarle Police Reports – May 1-4, 2021

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Shannon Shantae Good, 35, was arrested for misdemeanor assault by pointing a gun at Grigg Street, Albemarle, May ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Health Department encourages community to spread word about vaccine importance

Stanly County Health Department will not receive any new shipments of vaccine doses this week as demand for the vaccine continues to largely decline across ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

Residents discuss Norwood’s present, future during workshop with nonprofit

When driving south along U.S. Highway 52, what’s the first obvious sign or landmark telling you that you’ve arrived in Norwood? That was one of ... Read more

3 days ago by Chris Miller.

Publicist: Randy Travis will not perform at bull riding event, may not show up

A bull riding event scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Stanly County Fairgrounds promoted that Randy Travis and his brother Ricky Traywick would perform. ... Read more

3 days ago by Chris Miller.

Townsend receives SCC’s Outstanding Alumni Award

Before official business was conducted during Monday evening’s Albemarle City Council meeting, one council member was recognized for his decades of public service by his ... Read more

3 days ago by Chris Miller.

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