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Locust Police refute social media posts of intended violence

A post on Facebook Monday claiming violent protests and actions were coming to Locust was refuted by its police department. The original post stated Locust ... Read more

2 days ago by Charles Curcio.

Newly reopened hair salons and barbershops busy meeting customer demands

Just a few weeks ago, Susanne Boles was unemployed and spending her days at home in Albemarle. Boles, who owns Cut ‘N Style hair salon ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

COVID-19 impacts meat industry in Stanly

As COVID-19 ravages meat processing plants around the country, with many workers becoming infected or choosing to stay home, it has created a bottleneck in ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

Railroad company invests in freight rail infrastructure to serve Charlotte Pipe

The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) is one of several partners named in the recent announcement that Charlotte Pipe and Foundry will be relocating its ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Peaceful protest in Albemarle draws attention to killings of black Americans

As protests have erupted across the country over police brutality, specifically the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police, individuals in ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Miller.

Stanly proposed budget maintains tax rate at 67 cents

For the 14th consecutive year, Stanly County residents will not see a tax increase if the proposed county budget passes. The Stanly County 2020-2021 proposed ... Read more

3 days ago by Chris Miller.

Stanly receives more than $950,000 in funds

Stanly County has received more than $950,000 in federal government funds as part of the Health and Human Services Provider Relief Fund, which is part ... Read more

3 days ago by Chris Miller.

STATE: NCDHHS issues RFQ to expand testing, contact tracing for COVID-19

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking to create a pool of qualified vendors to support the response to ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

South Stanly teacher, tennis coach set to retire

She helped to build one tennis program in the county, then led another for many years while building a family atmosphere around the team. After ... Read more

4 days ago by Charles Curcio.

DG MARTIN COLUMN: The wife of Jesus: The North Carolina connection

Did Jesus find a wife in North Carolina? The answer is yes. But the story is fictional, and the North Carolina connection is complicated. Sue ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

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