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OUR VIEW: Be safe on the water

Memorial Day is meant as a day to remember and honor those who served in the military who have passed on. However, it seems like ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Changes to your SNAP

COVID-19’s global reach has hit the nation like nothing we have ever seen. Looking back at the last 102 years, we have seen the Spanish ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: We are made in Stanly

Today we would like to address three P’s that are important for this weekend. First is panic. We understand how some people believe the media ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Stanly, get out and vote

We have always known that Stanly County is “super,” but this year we get to be part of something super across the country. North Carolina ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Age limit rightfully goes up in smoke

While some local businesses may bemoan the Trump administration’s decision to increase the age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, it’s a change long ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Residents should try to work it out

Citizens should never take the law into their own hands, but neighbors should work to bring about peaceful resolutions to disagreements. The Albemarle City Council ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Let us know to help with opioid battle

The fact that an audience of less than 10 came to hear area professionals discuss the county’s opioid crisis should not necessarily be taken as ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: We need candidates to step up

The bed rock for our democracy is rooted in local governments. While we watch the performance and metrics at the federal level to judge the ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Permits record is good sign for future

A record level of building permits for 2019 is good news for our local economy and a sign of new businesses coming in the near ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Save The Children not living up to its name

If for some reason Gray Stone Day School decided to open its doors four months late or if a Stanly County public school wasn’t ready to ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

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