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Charles Curcio, Author at The Stanly News & Press

Charles Curcio was the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press from 1999-2001 and has currently served in the same capacity since 2008. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also been honored twice by the North Carolina Press Association.

Brandon Beane

Former South Stanly football coach recovering after heart transplant

One local former football coach and educator joined a small group of people, approximately 5,000 each year worldwide, who have successfully received a new heart. ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:59 pm

Albemarle

Football coaches react to increased capacity for games as season opens

With increased capacity allowed by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, high school football coaches are reacting to the news. Albemarle head coach Richard Davis said ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:10 am

COVID-19

Middle school football cancelled in Stanly, other sports to move forward

Middle school football in Stanly County will not be competing this spring along with other team sports, according to a recent decision by Stanly County ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 5:23 pm

2A playoffs

West Stanly men host Atkins in playoff matchup

For three quarters of Tuesday’s first-round 2A men’s basketball playoff game, the host West Stanly Colts and visiting Atkins Camels played an even match up ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:44 pm

Department of Transportation

Richfield project will not include roundabout, DOT reps say

Members of the Department of Transportation met with the Richfield Town Commissioners Monday night to clarify the purpose of a new project planned for the ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 1:55 pm

basketball

Stanly basketball teams qualify for state playoffs

Three Stanly County high school basketball teams will continue to play this week in the opening round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:16 pm

North Stanly

North Stanly, West Stanly varsity football opener delayed due to COVID

According to an email Monday afternoon from Stanly County Schools’ Athletic Director Beverly Pennington, Friday’s home opening varsity football game between North Stanly and West ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Monday, February 22, 2021 3:37 pm

Colts

West Stanly faces Forest Hills with top RRC seed, home playoff game at stake

With each team winning a game this season, determining whether West Stanly or Forest Hills would earn the number-one seed from the Rocky River Conference ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Friday, February 19, 2021 11:48 pm

capital funds

Stanly commissioners set priorities for spending projects

At the 2021 retreat of the Stanly County Board of Commissioners, the board decided on capital fund priorities for upcoming spending projects. Top Priority Six ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Friday, February 19, 2021 1:28 pm

News

West Stanly men earn share of RRC basketball championship

The West Stanly men’s basketball team earned an honor for the school the program had only accomplished four times previously. By finishing the regular season ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Thursday, February 18, 2021 7:28 pm

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