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SCS, Gray Stone respond to social media posts

Editor’s Note: Stanly County Schools and Gray Stone Day School made separate online posts Wednesday regarding offensive posts by students following a week of protests ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.


In a recent newspaper I noticed the School Board’s budget request and approval. ( ) Every year they had to beg for money. Why? A ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Reports.

THE LIBRARY LOOKOUT COLUMN: Same library, new features

If it’s been a while since you’ve been inside the Public Library, you aren’t alone. After being closed to the public for nearly a month, ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Protest in memory of Floyd to be Saturday in Albemarle

Another peaceful protest is planned for 6 p.m. Saturday at the Stanly County Courthouse in downtown Albemarle. The protest is for people wanting to unite ... Read more

5 hours ago by Chris Miller.

People unite at Oakboro church to talk, pray, show solidarity for Floyd

The last few months have been difficult, with the country beset with numerous crises. In the midst of a pandemic that has killed more than ... Read more

13 hours ago by Chris Miller.

Stanly school board passes calendars, tech education plan, says goodbye to James

At Tuesday’s meeting of the Stanly County Board of Education, calendars for the new school year were passed along with plans for career and technical ... Read more

1 day ago by Charles Curcio.

10 Stanly residents receive Wingate degrees

Donna Faye Hinson of Albemarle earned a master’s in business administration from Wingate University this spring. She was among 93 students who completed their graduate ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

SALUTE TO SERVICE — ‘This is so new, I feel like a first-year teacher all over again’: Teachers adjust to remote learning

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted people from all parts of society. One group that has been hit especially hard is teachers, who — in a ... Read more

1 day ago by Chris Miller.

Farmers, ranchers can apply for assistance through USDA coronavirus program

Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. The application ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Panel airs concerns, seeks solutions for community

“I didn’t know what to think or say about it,” said Matthew McNeil in describing his anger over the recent deaths of Ahmed Arbury and ... Read more

1 day ago by Toby Thorpe.

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