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LETTER: Rep. Hudson, have you no shame?

The following letter was written to Rep. Richard Hudson: As one of your constituents, I am dismayed that you continue to promote lies and conspiracy ... Read more

2 weeks ago by SNAP Letters.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you remember these?

Most will agree that 2020 is a year we would like to forget. It occurred to make a list of 20 places around Albemarle that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by SNAP Letters.

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Faith, then prayer

I received word before Christmas that a special friend of mine had been exposed to COVID. I prayed and prayed that she would not get ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

THE LIBRARY LOOKOUT: New year, new reads

If you’re like me and the avid library users we adore, you’re always looking for your next great read. I know the genres that are ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Where will the jobs be?

The overwhelming economic concern for a majority of individuals is jobs. There are two elements to this concern: will there be enough jobs for people ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

CHAMBER COLUMN: Chamber stayed active in 2020

2020 was an interesting year, to say the least. Like all businesses, the Stanly County Chamber of Commerce had to adjust to the impact of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

DG MARTIN COLUMN: Rudolph’s little brother

I know Rudolph’s little brother. And now that Rudolph and the other reindeer are safely back at the North Pole, I can tell you the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wear a mask so we can get back to school

I am a student and I wanted to write to you about the current boundaries COVID-19 imposes on my education. I have found that online ... Read more

3 weeks ago by SNAP Letters.

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Perspective

As I sit down to write we are just a few days away from Christmas. You are now just on the other side of Christmas. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Will these seven predictions come true in 2021?

It’s that time of year again for predictions about the upcoming year. In my case, of course, these will be forecasts for the economy. Here ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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