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Locust Troop 202 hikes Yosemite

Troop 202 of the Boy Scouts of America recently completed a West Coast trip that included backpacking in Yosemite National Forest. The troop, which charters ... Read more

2 days ago by Ritchie Starnes.

Ann Hudson presents a pecan pound cake

Pecan Pound Cake 1 1/2 cups butter or margarine, softened 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened 3 cups sugar 6 large eggs 3 cups ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

3 days ago by Shannon Beamon.

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

3 days ago by Shannon Beamon.

NCDA&CS activates hotline to help farmers impacted by hurricane

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has activated its hotline to connect farmers with resources that can assist with agricultural emergencies. The toll-free ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

County braces for Florence

As wind and gusts from the outer bands of Hurricane Florence swirled in Stanly County Friday, organizers were busy ramping up additional safety precautions. Five ... Read more

4 days ago by Ritchie Starnes.

Boyette, Thompson warn of cyberattacks during Hurricane Florence

Raleigh, N.C. – State Chief Information Officer Eric Boyette and State Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson are urging North Carolinians to be cautious of cybercrime ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Locust council hears fire department report on eve of Hurricane Florence

As part of Thursday’s regularly scheduled meeting of the Locust City Council, members of the council, staff and citizens heard a report from West Stanly ... Read more

4 days ago by Charles Curcio.

New London man indicted on federal drug charges

A New London man was one of 16 suspects indicted on federal drug conspiracy charges for their involvement in a drug distribution ring. Tommy Warren ... Read more

4 days ago by Ritchie Starnes.

NC 911 Board issues safety guidelines for emergency calls during Hurricane Florence

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina 911 Board has issued a set of guidelines and reminders designed to keep North Carolinians and the state’s first ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

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