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PETER ASCIUTTO COLUMN: Organizers plan Waffle House Tribute Run

Since 2008, Albemarle has been the home to two Waffle House 24-hour restaurants. Sadly, one of the Waffle Houses is closing. On Monday, the Waffle ... Read more

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

ROGER THOMAS COLUMN: Show prep going great for ‘Cinderella’

There is much ado as the Uwharrie Players prepare to perform Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” Sets are being set. Costumes are being fitted and filled. ... Read more

The Extension Corner: Proper storage is crucial to hay quality

By Samantha Foster, for the SNAP Summertime is prime time for hay making, but what about storing the product of your hard work? Adequate hay ... Read more

SOUTH ALBEMARLE NEWS: Benson Scholarship Foundation plans event

Saints Delight Church Bible study is from 6-7 p.m. every Wednesday. The prayer warriors of Saints Delight Church invite all to the noon prayer session ... Read more

CRYSTAL COCKMAN COLUMN: The birds and the bees of Piedmont Prairies

My intern for the summer, Lizzy Nist, from Duke University, recently went on a grassland bird survey in Stanly County with Kacy Cook, a land ... Read more

Animal Control doing great job

I would like to take a minute to recognize the Stanly County Animal Control personnel. They are doing such a wonderful job trying to find ... Read more

LARRY PENKAVA COLUMN: Memories of Memorial Swimming Pool

By Larry Penkava, for the SNAP “Mama, I need a quarter.” “I gave it to your brother.” “Well, we’re leaving. The bus should be on ... Read more

ROGER THOMAS COLUMN: The best films of the first half of 2018

Once again, we are reached the end of the first half of a year. Six months have passed and six more are to come. Over ... 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

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