SCC Graduate Explores Opportunities in the Sunshine State

Jerry Thao, a 2016 Advertising and Graphic Design graduate from Stanly Community College (SCC), landed a career in the field that he loves. As...

Midland Makes Town Council Appointments

At their July 11 meeting, the Midland Town Council voted unanimously to appoint Mayor Pro Tem John Crump as the new Mayor of the...

The History of Radio in Stanly County

Three familiar radio announcers will take the mic at 7 o’clock on Thursday, July 20, for the Stanly County Historical Society’s program “The History...

Stanfield discusses Land Use Plan

During the July Board of Commissioners meeting, Kay Barbee and Marion Kinley each spoke during public comment regarding the Land Use Plan for the...

501c nonprofit to benefit Oakboro STEM School

During last week’s Board of Commissioners meeting in Oakboro, Bob Harvey spoke during open forum, answering a question from the board regarding how to...

Stanly County Library kicks off summer reading program

Monday, June 19, the Stanly Count Library kicked off the summer reading program with a Summer Reading Extravaganza at the Agri-Civic Center in Albemarle. Children...

West Stanly Lions Club

West Stanly Lions Club recognized the Lion of the Year for 2016-17 at their recent meeting. Deanna Freeman was recognized for her diligence and...

Patriot Guard Riders Covering North Carolina

The Patriot Guard Riders (PRG) of North Carolina are a group of veterans and non-veterans volunteers of motorcycle bikers who do great service for...

Red Cross working to implement phone tree notification system

During the May meeting of the Red Cross Town Council, the council approved the use of a new phone tree system, Blackboard Connect, to...

Locust to change recycling service providers July 1

The City of Locust will change recycling service providers as of July 1. Service has been extended to all Locust residents who wish to...

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Summer Barbecue Pork Butt

CHARLOTTE - As my grass starts to turn a greenish brown, the first heat wave is upon us.  This triggers barbecue smokers and outdoor...

Mint Hill Elementary Selects New Mascot: The Mint Hill Manatees

MINT HILL, NC - It’s official: Mint Hill Elementary School’s new mascot will be the Manatees! Reaching the final stages of construction next to Mint...

Celebrating Father’s Day 2022

CHARLOTTE - Father’s Day weekend is right around the corner.  Each year the day is observed on the third Sunday of June.  This year,...

Summer Splurges: Family Fun Starting at $36

CHARLOTTE - Everyone loves a great deal, but summer is also a time to splurge a little on family fun!  The activities described here...

Will The Housing Market Repeat History?

MINT HILL, NC - Many people can still remember what happened in 2008. It might seem like it was forever ago, but it was...