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Three individuals arrested in theft of ATVs, trailers

After detectives with the sheriff office’s Criminal Investigation Division began receiving reports of numerous ATV thefts throughout the county last month, law enforcement recently arrested three ... Read more

24 hours ago by Chris Miller.

SNAP Back In Time – 1966 – Communications center under construction in Stanfield

SNAP Back In Time takes a look back at newsmakers from yesteryear. Friday, Jan. 21, 1966 Communications Center A tremendous crater had been carved from ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Albemarle Police Reports – Jan. 17, 2021

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Benny Joe Jaimes, 33, was arrested for felony possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver marijuana at US Highway 52 ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Mother, child flown to Charlotte after car rear-ends logging truck

A woman and one of her children were airlifted to a Charlotte hospital Wednesday after she drove her car into a stopped logging truck, First ... Read more

1 day ago by Chris Miller.

West Stanly basketball moves to 5-0 with home win

With a shortened season down to a maximum of 14 games, high school basketball teams in North Carolina do not have as much of a ... Read more

2 days ago by Charles Curcio.

STATE: 1970 channel catfish state record broken

It took 50 years and one ounce to break the current state record for a channel catfish, but John Stone, of Pinehurst, now holds the ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Wilson named as regional director of state police chiefs association

Norwood Police Chief James Wilson has been named Region 3 director of the of North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police. Wilson was nominated by ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Stanly surpasses 100 coronavirus-related deaths as demand increases for vaccines

After roughly 10 months of dealing with the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic, Stanly County this week surpassed 100 people who have died due to ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

NATIONAL: ‘Peanuts’ pen pals find comfort in correspondence

By JESSIE WARDARSKI Associated Press Even before she sees the name on the return address, Nancy Sloane knows who sent the letter — the Snoopy ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Birth Announcements for December

The following births were recorded in December 2020: Emma Marie Barfield was born December 23 at Atrium Health Stanly to Samantha Dawn Pugh and Brett ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

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