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STATE: NCDOT conducts first bridge inspection using drone

NAGS HEAD – The N.C. Department of Transportation has another new tool to help make roadways safer: Drones. This week, the Marc Basnight Bridge over ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

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

14 hours ago by Charles Curcio.

Albemarle native continues to carve out music career as both performer and recording engineer

It had been about five months since James “LNDN” London last recorded a song. The Albemarle native is not sure why he had stopped — ... Read more

15 hours ago by Chris Miller.

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

18 hours ago by Charles Curcio.

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

1 day ago by Charles Curcio.

NCHSAA reacts to eased restrictions on sporting event attendance

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association issued a statement from Commissioner Que Tucker in response to the easing of restrictions in North Carolina. (see ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

DEQ returns application for Special Order by Consent to Badin Business Park

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Division of Water Resources (DWR), is returning the Badin Business Park LLC application for a Special Order ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Stanly County receives 1,500 doses of coronavirus vaccine

After inclement weather forced delays in vaccine distribution last week, the health department received two shipments of first doses this week — the 700 that ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

STATE: Cooper announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

As North Carolina’s numbers continue to show improvement and vaccine distribution increases, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that the state will ease some of its ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

PEEKING INTO THE PAST – Agnes Maske, educator and coach

Agnes Maske grew up in Durham and graduated from Hillside High School in 1957. Later, while a student at North Carolina A&T, she participated in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

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