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Police drop charges in cop shooting
The man suspected of shooting at an Albemarle police officer has been arrested in Harnett County on unrelated charges. Jeremiah Devon McDougald remains in a Harnett County jail after authorities there arrested him Nov. 28 on unrelated charges. All the charges in Stanly County have been dismissed at
Families remember loved ones through Hospice angel tree display
A crowd gathered in Stanly County Commons to admire intricately-decorated Christmas trees, sing carols and light the Angel Trees in memory of loved ones who have passed on. Beth Plowman, marketing and development manager for Hospice of Stanly and the Uwharrie, which plans the event, noted the trees
A few scenes from beautiful downtown Albemarle
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Masked gunman robs 73-year-old man having heart attack, deputies say
STANLY COUNTY, N.C. - Investigators in North Carolina are trying to catch the robber behind a violent home invasion in Stanly County. Officials said a gunman robbed 73-year-old Ted Huneycutt while he was having a heart attack.
Hatley resigns from Badin Town Council
Badin Councilman Ryan Hatley resigned from the Town Council during its meeting on Tuesday evening following plans to move out of Stanly County. Hatley said he recently purchased a house in Charlotte closer to his job, adding that by the time the council meets again in January, he will likely no long
Schools nix early release before holiday break
This week’s winter storm has cost students Wednesday’s early release to kick start their Christmas break. At a special-called meeting Wednesday evening the Stanly County Board of Education voted to amend the scheduled early release into a full day. School officials are looking for ways to recoup hou
Glow of lights adorn Christmas spirit in Richfield
There’s something contagious going’ ‘round in Richfield. It starts with a wide-eyed gaze, followed by an uncontrollable smile and then a warmness around the heart. Turn down North Main Street and passersby will surely catch it.
Gray Stone women topple West Montgomery
WM 7 10 6 5 – 28 GS – Secorra Medley 13, Burris 10, N. Medley 9, Werts 8, Whitley 7, Robinson 6, Ray 4, Webster 3, Austin 3, King 2, Payne 2, Straining 1.
Masked man invades Stanly County home, flees
STANFIELD, N.C. - An armed man, who forced his way into a Stanly County home Sunday night and ordered two adults and two kids on the floor at gunpoint, hasn't been caught. The violent home invasion happened at a home on Yow Road in Stanfield at about 8:30 p.m., investigators said.
Victim hospitalized after home invasion, robbery
A 73-year-old Stanfield man suffered a medical condition after a masked gunman burst into a home and robbed the family Sunday night, according to the Stanly County Sheriff’s Office.
Two sentenced in murder of 23-year-old York County father
YORK COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Two men were sentenced by a York County judge on Wednesday in the April shooting death of a man in Rock Hill. [ 19-year-old arrested, charged with murder in York County shooting ]
Fight between brothers leads to one shot, standoff
Two brothers barricaded themselves in a house after one shot the other. Stanly County Sheriff Jeff Crisco said Christopher Carlton Snuggs, 36, shot his brother Charles Eric Snuggs, 30, Sunday afternoon before both barricaded themselves in the house and forced a standoff with deputies.
SBI arrests group home manager for embezzlement
A former resident manager at Cohen Group Home in Norwood has been charged with eight counts of embezzlement. Megan N. Pilkins was arrested Friday following a year-long investigation by the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation. She was given a $10,000 secured bond, according to Audria Bridges, special
ADDC bumps Tour of Homes back a week due to wintry blast
Albemarle Downtown Development Corporation Director Joy Almond confirmed Saturday morning the ADDC’s Holiday Tour of Homes has been pushed back a week. The move comes ahead of a weather forecast that includes freezing precipitation for the area. The Tour of Homes was originally scheduled for Sunday.
NO SALE: Christmas tradition fades way due to few trees, fewer members
All good things must come to an end. The original idiom from a 14th century poem by Englishman Geoffrey Chaucer, written in Middle English, can be roughly translated “Everything has an end.” It is said that the word “good” was added much later.
North Rowan boys top Albemarle behind Goodlett’s 33 points
SPENCER — The fourth-quarter clock wouldn’t tick fast enough for North Rowan in Friday’s YVC boys basketball opener. Never mind that the host Cavaliers had a 16-point lead on Albemarle with just 2:04 remaining.
Albemarle girls hold off North Rowan, 63-57
SPENCER — It’s three games into the girls basketball season and North Rowan is already behind in the count. Friday’s mistake-filled, 63-57 loss to visiting Albemarle may have turned into a better-than-advertised feature, but it left the Cavs winless in three outings.
Bikers may Christmas special for Nazareth Child & Family Connection
ROCKWELL, NC (WBTV) - From Nazareth Child & Family Connection: A little snow … well actually a lot of snow … in the forecast can’t take the fun out of a Christmas party, especially when that party is for the 50 or so residents and clients of Nazareth Child & Family Connection.
“Not so good, Son, not so good’: For Kluttz family, 1950 train accident held ironic twists, fateful decisions
ROCKWELL — As a boy growing up in eastern Rowan County, Banks Kluttz heard only that his grandfather worked for Southern Railroad and had died in a train wreck. That was supposed to be enough information for a youngster back then.
Tracey Almond Column: Palestine parade rolls on in memory of Sue Ramsey
The skies were gray but the smiles were bright on Sunday as folks filled the roadsides of the Palestine community. Generations of families stood together ready to once again enjoy the sights and sounds of the annual Palestine Christmas Parade.