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Shannon Beamon

Recent Articles

Rising water roughs up Stanly towns

Swollen waterways and saturated infrastructure hit Stanly’s municipalities hard this weekend. The southern communities around Norwood, Oakboro and Stanfield experienced the most dramatic of those ... Read more

Potential bamboo business bothers neighbors

When a large lot went up for sale along Mountain Creek Road in Albemarle, nearby residents were not surprised. At least two houses had sold ... Read more

Stanfield downsizes fall festival

Rather than opening its fall festival to the public this year, Stanfield will keep its festivities restricted to local students only. For the past eight ... Read more

Forrest Oaks celebrates oldest resident

The Forest Oaks living community celebrated its first centenarian this week. Resident Anna Staats turned 100 on Tuesday, making her the first to reach that ... Read more