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Ritchie Starnes

2-year-old boy battles rare cancer

Curiosity arose when 2-year-old Max developed “raccoon eyes.” A quick internet search hinted at the possibility of cancer, turning curiosity into suspicions. But nothing indicated ... Read more

County’s economy gains strength

As the economies for the nation and state continue to trend upward so, too, goes the local economy. Stanly County’s economy is as robust as ... Read more

SCS scores 5 Bs, 6 Ds on school report cards

Stanly County Schools posted five grades of B on its school report card only for any celebration to be doused by six grades of D, ... Read more

Vaping replaces smoking as teens’ newest vice

To call vaping a healthy alternative to cigarettes would be an illusion best left to smoke and mirrors. Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, or ... Read more