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STANLY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Colts travel to Forest Hills; Bulldogs host Mount Pleasant

In Stanly varsity games Friday night, Albemarle hosted Mount Pleasant in a Yadkin Valley Conference game while West ... Read more | Add your comment

North Stanly defense shuts down South Stanly

With both teams coming off losses last week, North Stanly and South Stanly entered Friday’s game looking to ... Read more | Add your comment

Stanly municipalities discuss how to utilize ARP funds

Each of the 10 municipalities across Stanly County, along with the county government, have all received the first ... Read more | Add your comment

Hospital system hires senior VP; area will include Atrium Health Stanly

Atrium Health has brought hospital administrator Roy L. Hawkins Jr. in as senior vice president and north market ... Read more | Add your comment

Albemarle

STANLY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Colts travel to Forest Hills; Bulldogs host Mount Pleasant

In Stanly varsity games Friday night, Albemarle hosted Mount Pleasant in a Yadkin Valley Conference game while West Stanly went on the road for a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Charles Curcio.

Comets

North Stanly defense shuts down South Stanly

With both teams coming off losses last week, North Stanly and South Stanly entered Friday’s game looking to bounce back. From the first offensive play ... Read more | Add your comment

by Charles Curcio.

Albemarle Police

Albemarle Police Reports – Oct. 12-14, 2021

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Zachary Randall Gautier, 28, was arrested for felony first degree burglary at Park Road, Albemarle, Oct. 12. Bryan ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 15, 2021 3:42 pm

News

REGIONAL: Road closures upcoming in Cabarrus County

A pair of Cabarrus County roads are scheduled to be closed next week while crews replace underground drainage pipes. In the northern portion of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 15, 2021 3:28 pm

COVID-19

Stanly experiences lowest average number of daily COVID cases in more than two months

Stanly County averaged 24 new cases over the past week, the lowest tally in several months, according to data from the Stanly County Health Department. ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, October 15, 2021 2:08 pm

Pfeiffer

SNAP BACK IN TIME – Oct. 13, 1981

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1981 Pfeiffer Pfeiffer College had received a $35,000 grant from theh Cannon Foundation. The funds would be applied to Pfeiffer’s Second Century ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 15, 2021 1:41 pm

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police

Locust Police gains a new patrol officer, promotes another to detective

The Locust Police Department introduced a new member of the force to the city council during its monthly meeting Thursday night. Kyle Fairfield became the ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, October 15, 2021 11:09 am

Badin Inn

New private disc golf course opens at Badin Inn

The sport of disc golf has grown to include just short of 9,000 courses worldwide. Of that number, about 80 percent are public courses or ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Friday, October 15, 2021 9:11 am

Stanly County Sheriff's Office

Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Oct. 12-13, 2021

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: Ryan Zane Dial, 25, was arrested for felony probation violation at New London Town Hall, New London, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 15, 2021 8:59 am

Scout

SNAP BACK IN TIME – Oct. 14, 1966

SNAP Back In Time takes a look back at newsmakers from yesteryear. Friday, Oct. 14, 1966 Workshop The Stanly County Rehabilitation Workshop on Wiscassett Street ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 14, 2021 3:58 pm

overcrowding

Stanly commissioners hear report on overcrowded jail, discuss possible solutions

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many aspects of life in Stanly, including the legal system and the local jail. At a special work session recently, ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:40 pm

cross-country

West Stanly Cross Country continues successful run

The West Stanly Cross Country program is once again in postseason mode and coming off a sweep of last week’s Stanly County Championships at Oakboro ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:26 pm

Albemarle

Stanly County Historical Society celebrates Heritage Endowment campaign

The Stanly County Historical Society had its annual members dinner and victory celebration for the conclusion of its Preserving our Heritage Endowment campaign on Oct. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 14, 2021 11:22 am

Albemarle

State Employees’ Credit Union set to open new branch in Albemarle

State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) will open its new branch office at 301 N.C. Highway 740 Bypass, Albemarle, to the membership on Monday. “We are ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 14, 2021 11:09 am

COVID-19

JOHN HOOD COLUMN: School closures were a mistake

Closing down school buildings for many months last year — and offering poorly planned and executed virtual schooling as an inadequate substitute — proved to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:21 am

Albemarle

Albemarle Police Reports – Oct. 11, 2021

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Clyde Dale Dennis, 23, was arrested for felony larceny remove/dest/dea Ct Compo at Leonard Avenue, Albemarle, Oct. 11. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:20 pm

COVID-19

SCS reports decreases in quarantines, positive cases for fourth consecutive week

Stanly County Schools reported 560 students and staff were quarantined for the week of Oct. 3-9, according to updated data from the district’s COVID-19 online ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:52 pm

DAR

DAR chapter celebrates Constitution Week, National Service Day

The Yadkin River Patriots Chapter of the National Daughters of the American Revolution had a busy fall period. The chapter kicked off its first meeting ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:19 pm

Social Security

Social Security, SSI benefits to increase in 2022

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 5.9 percent in 2022, the Social Security Administration announced this ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 2:56 pm

Albemarle

Albemarle selects next public utilities director

Albemarle City Manager Michael Ferris has announced the appointment of Dan Worl as the city’s new director of public utilities. He will assume the role ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 1:09 pm

SCC

Historical Society offers chat with veteran SCC instructors

As Stanly Community College celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year, the Stanly County Historical Society and Stanly County History Center invited two of its earliest ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:03 pm

Albemarle

Stanly community comes out for Charters of Freedom dedication ceremony

After more than two years of collaboration and construction, part of which had been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, people throughout the community gathered Tuesday ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:58 am

Dustin Lisk

Lisk chosen to replace Chance on school board

A week after former school board chairman Jeff Chance resigned, the Stanly County Republican Executive Committee convened Tuesday night at its Burleson Square headquarters and ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:13 am

Stanly County Sheriff's Office

Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Oct. 6-11, 2021

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: Melissa Ann Gardner, 42, was arrested for misdemeanor assault with deadly weapon at Stanly County Courthouse, Albemarle, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9:52 am

Doug Creamer

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Old timers

I opened Facebook the other day and saw a post about homecoming from a former colleague at East Davidson. The memories began to flood back ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9:35 am

history

Historical Society to host The Mourning of Ellen

On Oct. 29, The Stanly County Historical Society will host The Mourning of Ellen, a candlelight tour of the 1852 Isaiah W. Snuggs House. In ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:59 am

Centerview Baptist Church

Centerview Baptist Church announces new pastor

Centerview Baptist Church of Albemarle has welcomed new pastor Adam Hatley along with his wife Chantal and their son Roman. Hatley was born and raised ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:26 pm