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A friend of mine is a herpetologist at the North Carolina Zoo and has a property that is protected by a conservation easement. [Read More]
Summer vacation was glorious when I was a boy. But there was always a dark specter that grew larger and darker as the days went... [Read More]
Although their uniforms are black and white, the future of athletic officiating seems, at best, gray. An otherwise quiet crisis is building among youth athletics.... [Read More]
A proposed overhaul of Albemarle's "dwelling definitions" could affect where lodging businesses such as Air BnBs operate. The reorganization of those definitions — which stipulate... [Read More]
Senior football players reached out to the community on the morning of Sept. 7 by greeting elementary students off the bus to charge up their... [Read More]
Tomato-Basil Shrimp Skewers 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup tomato sauce 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons minced... [Read More]
Drew and Caroline Czerkawski of North Wilkesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Ann Czerkawski, to Christopher Allan (Chris) Skidmore, the son of Kevin... [Read More]
Somewhere late in the first half of Friday's home game for the North Stanly Comets, a helicopter circled the football stadium and landed over on... [Read More]
Kathy Howard, of the Albemarle Optimist Club, was awarded the Walter Armentrout Fellowship from Boys and Girls Homes of Lake Waccamaw, at Optimist International's North... [Read More]
Several schools and organizations are stepping up to assist students and families in need after the severe damage left by Hurricane Florence. Rotary Club /... [Read More]
A controversial photo making its rounds on social media prompted the Oakboro Police Department to post a video to its Facebook page defending one of... [Read More]
Stanly Community College's president is among four finalists interviewing for the head of a larger school in Winston-Salem. John Enamait has made the final cut... [Read More]
In an abbreviated special meeting of the Stanly County Board of Commissioners Monday night, the board had three items on its agenda. The first was... [Read More]
Having surpassed the midway point of the Yadkin Valley Conference regular-season schedule, the South Stanly Rebel Bulls volleyball team took to its home court Thursday... [Read More]
The use of financial incentives to attract new businesses is a controversial topic in most states, including North Carolina. The debates might get more heated... [Read More]
Images from the Sept. 20, 2018 match, taken by Charles Curcio, Sports Editor... [Read More]
Images taken by Charles Curcio, Sports Editor... [Read More]
The owner of the Goody Shop Cafe was robbed behind his restaurant before opening Friday morning. As Hugh Wainwright parked his car behind the Goody... [Read More]
As deer season ramps up, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters to follow safety guidelines when hunting from a tree stand. "Tree stand accidents... [Read More]
As of this school year, Stanly Early College students are able to play sports at the traditional high schools. [Read More]