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Toby Thorpe

Recent Articles

TOBY THORPE COLUMN: Motorists and cyclists, how about a truce?

With summer in full swing, most of us tend to be on the move. And the ways we move as we head to the beach, ... Read more

Norwood Council receives audit report, names finance officer

Norwood Town Commissioners heard an audit report on the town’s finances for the 2016-17 fiscal year, received updates on a number of projects and named ... Read more

TOBY THORPE COLUMN: Carter’s story is inspirational, yet sobering

Somewhere along the line, I had missed this one. I’ve always been interested in anything involving Stanly County — its towns, its institutions, its land ... Read more

Historical Society remembers Stanly native, civil rights champion

At its annual banquet last month, the Stanly County Historical Society remembered the late W. Horace Carter, a native of the Endy community, whose stand ... Read more