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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Look at my record, goals

Early voting is upon us. As your elected District 5 representative on the Stanly County Board of Commissioners, ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote him out

My how time flies. It seems it was not that long ago that County Commissioner/COVID Ambassador Peter Asciutto ...

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COWELL: February is Heart Health Month

Did you know that February is National Heart Health Month? It is important to bring awareness to this ...

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HORTICULTURE COLUMN: What do the USDA Hardiness Zone changes mean for Stanly?

By Andrew Pfeifer, Stanly Horticulture Agent The USDA Hardiness Zones are utilized by gardeners and other entities to ...

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DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Feeling under the weather

I’ve been feeling under the weather this past week. Some may say that I’m feeling under the weather ...

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DG MARTIN COLUMN: Blowing Rock and Korea in 1950

Count on Ron Rash to use his stories to take his readers on a trip back in time, ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: 5 candidates run to replace Folwell

RALEIGH — After eight years as state treasurer of North Carolina — and prior public-service roles as school-board ...

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DAN KIBLER COLUMN: Roanoke River striper fishery has collapsed; no harvest this year

The striped bass fishery in North Carolina’s Roanoke River has alternately been the best thing going and a ...

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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: When investing in yourself, diversify

RALEIGH — Diversify your portfolio. That’s excellent investment advice — but it applies to many more situations than ...

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DG MARTIN COLUMN: Losing great poets

Fred Chappell, former North Carolina Poet Laureate and longtime professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. ...

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