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Cottonville residents arrested on gambling charges

Two residents at a Cottonville address were recently arrested on multiple gambling charges. Patrick and Patinesia Davis of 12845 Cottonville Road were arrested by the ... Read more

3 hours ago by Charles Curcio.

Tips for cooking (and saving) a smaller Thanksgiving feast

By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press If you’re planning a smaller Thanksgiving gathering this year because of social distancing, you don’t have to give up the ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

INTERNATIONAL: Pope book backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptic

By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is supporting demands for racial justice in the wake of the U.S. police killing of ... Read more

7 hours ago by Staff Reports.

More than $18.5 million invested into Albemarle downtown during fiscal year 2019-2020

In discussing the Albemarle Downtown Development Corporation’s annual report for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, Joy Almond told the Albemarle City Council recently that roughly $18.6 ... Read more

7 hours ago by Chris Miller.

SCC selects associate vice president

Stanly Community College announces that Blake Bostic has been named associate vice president of administrative and fiscal services. In his new role, Bostic will bring ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

COOKING WITH THE SNAP: Slow Cooker Lasagna

Editor’s Note: As the SNAP turns 140 this year, let’s celebrate the past with some of our favorite recipes of our grandparents, parents, aunts and ... Read more

11 hours ago by Staff Reports.


Johnny Palmer grew up in Badin and learned to play golf at the local country club. He later enjoyed a successful career on the PGA ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.


Today is Sunday, Nov. 22, the 327th day of 2020. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Third annual Toys for Tots drive scheduled in Oakboro

Once again, Oakboro Police Chief T.J. Smith will be high atop a building again this December for a toy drive, but this year he will ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Chestnut retains position on New London Board after recount

As of 2:30 p.m. Friday, the Stanly County Board of Elections completed its recount in the race for the third and final spot up for ... Read more

2 days ago by Charles Curcio.

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