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Mother, child flown to Charlotte after car rear-ends logging truck

A woman and one of her children were airlifted to a Charlotte hospital Wednesday after she drove her car into a stopped logging truck, First ... Read more

16 hours ago by Chris Miller.

West Stanly basketball moves to 5-0 with home win

With a shortened season down to a maximum of 14 games, high school basketball teams in North Carolina do not have as much of a ... Read more

1 day ago by Charles Curcio.

STATE: 1970 channel catfish state record broken

It took 50 years and one ounce to break the current state record for a channel catfish, but John Stone, of Pinehurst, now holds the ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Wilson named as regional director of state police chiefs association

Norwood Police Chief James Wilson has been named Region 3 director of the of North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police. Wilson was nominated by ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Stanly surpasses 100 coronavirus-related deaths as demand increases for vaccines

After roughly 10 months of dealing with the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic, Stanly County over the past few days surpassed 100 people who have ... Read more

1 day ago by Chris Miller.

NATIONAL: ‘Peanuts’ pen pals find comfort in correspondence

By JESSIE WARDARSKI Associated Press Even before she sees the name on the return address, Nancy Sloane knows who sent the letter — the Snoopy ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Birth Announcements for December

The following births were recorded in December 2020: Emma Marie Barfield was born December 23 at Atrium Health Stanly to Samantha Dawn Pugh and Brett ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

World hopes for renewed cooperation under new US president

BY LORNE COOK and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Leaders across the globe welcomed the arrival of U.S. President Joe Biden and ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Restaurant flagged for violating mask requirements by state health department

After receiving multiple complaints alleging that Harmanco’s restaurant was not adhering to proper COVID-19 mask requirements set by Gov. Roy Cooper, the state Department of ... Read more

1 day ago by Chris Miller.

NATIONAL: Biden takes the helm as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, ZEKE MILLER and ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

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