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High school rock painting honoring MLK stirs up controversy  WSOC Charlotte

ALBEMARLE, N.C. - This mural on a high school rock was designed to pay tribute to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of his birthday, but it brought backlash ...



Activists arrested outside Albemarle School Board meeting  The Daily Progress

An emergency Albemarle County School Board meeting again devolved into chaos as a parallel meeting outside the room was broken up and six people were ...



Vicki Diane Grinstead Fragale of Nags Head, April 1  The Outer Banks Voice

Vicki Diane Grinstead Fragale, 68, of Nags Head, joined her angels Virgil Melton Grinstead (father), William Dennis Fragale (husband), Paul Donald Moore ...



CHAMPIONS OF STANLY: Albemarle builds modern football dynasty - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Albemarle High School racked up 1-AA football state championships in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2009 and 2010. (Photo by Charles Curcio/staff). The genesis of the ...



Charles E. Page  The Wilson Times

WINSTON-SALEM — The Rev. Charles E. Page, Th.D., 90, retired United Methodist pastor, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Arbor Acres Retirement Community ...



CHAMPIONS OF STANLY COUNTY: Albemarle athletes, coaches build track and field legacy, win '86, '87 state titles - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Starting in 1986, the Albemarle High School girls track team accomplished something extremely rare in high school sports: it won back-to-back state titles.



School board OKs new academy at AHS - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Albemarle High School will become host of three new curriculums as part of a fire and public safety academy. The Stanly County Board of Education approved ...



Albemarle boys basketball team pulls away from Western to reach Jefferson District title game  The Daily Progress

The Albemarle boys basketball team has played for the tournament title every year since joining the Jefferson District in 2013.



Student shot at N.C. high school  USA TODAY

ALBEMARLE, N.C. — One student was shot Tuesday at a high school in this city about 35 miles east of Charlotte, N.C., police said.



Semipro soccer team finds new home in Stanly - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Soccer fans in Stanly will soon have a new semi-professional team for which to play and cheer on this spring. The Broncos United Football Club have signed a ...



Many people favor school calendar flexibility - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Elected leaders, teachers and students all agree a school calendar that ends the first semester before Christmas break makes great sense, but whether that can ...



Albemarle Students Propose Anti-Racism Policy  Newsradio 1140 WRVA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Students at a Virginia high school are continuing their efforts to get the school board to approve an anti-racism policy that they ...



North Rowan starts slow, finishes fast and beats Albemarle - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com. SPENCER — North Rowan was facing fourth-and-3 at the Albemarle 9 early in the fourth quarter of what had ...



Tickets on sale for Sports Hall of Fame ceremony - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

The 29th induction ceremony for the Stanly County Sports Hall of Fame will take be at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Family Education Center at Atrium Health Care in ...



Voters to decide 5th sales tax referendum - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

For a fifth time Stanly County voters will determine the fate of a sales tax in November. Voters have rejected a quarter-cent sales tax in the four previous ...



NC Teacher Cadet program helps students learn to be teachers - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Macy Goodwin and Mallory Russell are both North Stanly High School students–but they are both, in many ways, also teachers. They are both part of the N.C. ...



Historian presents 'Building Albemarle' - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

As you walk around downtown Albemarle, are you interested in the history of the buildings you see? Have you ever wondered what was the first building on a ...



Boone will share Hitler research Thursday - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

The Stanly County Historical Society and the Stanly County History Center will offer a program by J.C. Boone at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Fellowship Center of ...



Retirement ends a 45-year medical career, unique banter - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

If laughter is the best medicine then quick-witted Dr. Eric Johnsen ought to be able to cure anything. No one can rattle off more interesting, yet randomly obscure, ...



Stanly County Schools contracts with sub management business - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

The Stanly County Board of Education hopes to save hundreds of thousands of dollars in substitute teacher costs by contracting with a substitute teacher ...



SCS scores 5 Bs, 6 Ds on school report cards - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Stanly County Schools posted five grades of B on its school report card only for any celebration to be doused by six grades of D, including a low performing mark ...



Albemarle women push win streak to six to open season - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

The Albemarle women's basketball team added to the team's strong start to the 2018-19 season with a 60-29 win over North Stanly Friday night at Pfeiffer ...



Class of 2018 marks last valedictorian, salutatorian - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Along with the top academic honors at their respective high schools, this year's valedictorian and salutatorian enjoy another distinction — they are the last ones ...



SCS honors Principal of the Year, retirees - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

The Stanly County Board of Education recognized the county's Principal of the Year and recently-retired school system employees during its regular meeting on ...



Rowan Big Band All-Stars set for Christmas show in Stanly - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

The Rowan Big Band All-Stars return to Albemarle at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 to perform a show through the Stanly County Concert Association. The band features ...



Popular youth football coach murdered in Albemarle home  Spectrum News

Police in Albemarle are investigating after a popular youth football coach is found dead in a home on Reid Street.



SCS honors students, staff at board meeting - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Stanly County School Board honored the Superintendent's Students of the Year early in the meeting. Students and staff members were recognized during the ...



Heath, Brian Christopher  The Daily Progress

Brian Christopher Heath, 45, of Charlottesville, Virginia, passed away suddenly while enjoying snowboarding, which he loved, on Sunday, January 27, 2019.



AHS Class of '68 has reunion, donates to YMCA - Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

The Albemarle Senior High School Class of 1968 held its 50th class reunion June 1-2. The class wanted to adopt a project that would have an impact on ...



Denico Autry returns to Albemarle for second annual youth camp - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Former Albemarle football standout Denico Autry made a commitment last July to host a free football camp in his hometown.



Powhatan would leave Jefferson, CHS and Orange would change classifications in VHSL alignment plan  The Daily Progress

The Jefferson District would have one fewer team and several Central Virginia programs would move to new classifications and regions.



Students return to class after teen classmate shot on school grounds  WBTV

ALBEMARLE, NC (WBTV) - Students have returned to Albemarle High School just 24 hours after a teen classmate was shot on school grounds following an ...



School district settles with student shot on high school campus  WBTV

Police say 16-year-old Jalen Russell shot Miller twice, dropped the gun, and went inside the school to surrender weeks after school started in 2014. Officials said ...



North Carolina Bar Foundation dedicates Wade M. Smith Justice Fund - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

The North Carolina Bar Foundation dedicated the Wade M. Smith Justice Fund to Benefit Legal Aid of North Carolina on Oct. 9 at the N.C. Bar Center in Cary.



Rowan-Cabarrus Community College announces Excellence in Teaching awards  WBTV

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Rowan-Cabarrus Community College announced its 2018-2019 Excellence in Teaching award recipients at a recent board ...



Be There: Cats, wolves and gorillas -- oh, my. And dogs.  The Daily Progress

Proceeds from Cat Video Fest's local screenings will help the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA care for the next generation of video stars who are still waiting to ...



Interim City Manager Candidate Declines Charlottesville's Job Of - WVIR  NBC 29 News

The man who turned down Charlottesville's interim City Manager position says the mayor is partly why he did not accept the job.



UVA Women's Basketball Season Ends with 67-57 Loss to Syracuse in ACC Tournament  NBC 29 News

University of Virginia Media Release. GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Virginia women's basketball team (12-19, 5-11 ACC) had its season come to an end on ...



2001: A Cardinal Odyssey  Mount Airy News

The last time and only previous time East Surry football was in the West Regional Final, Allen Iverson was the reigning NBA Most Valuable Player…



UVa Women's Basketball Falls 63-61 against No. 23 Florida State  NBC 29 News

Brianna Tinsley matched her career-high with 19 points, but the Virginia women's basketball team lost 63-61 against No. 23 Florida State in its ACC opener on ...



Cabarrus County Schools announces personnel changes | News  Independent Tribune

CONCORD – Cabarrus County Schools Superintendent Chris Lowder recently announced the following personnel appointments, which were approved by the ...



Case moves forward against teen accused of shooting classmate  WSOC Charlotte

Stanly County prosecutors are building their case against a 15-year-old former Albemarle High School student charged with shooting a classmate.



Family of Albemarle High School shooting victim hires prominent Charlotte attorney  WBTV

Harris clarifies that, "The victim sustained extremely severe injuries during the incident. His prognosis remains uncertain as he faces substantial challenges from ...



Albemarle boys handle Charlottesville at home  The Daily Progress

Albemarle dominated all four quarters Friday in a 57-41 victory over rival Charlottesville.



A school shooting rattles small-town North Carolina  CL Charlotte

When a school shooting happens in a small town, the handful of lights along Main Street still turn from green to yellow to red. When a school shooting happens ...



Artistic vision meets surgical precision – The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

The seventh annual Stanly County Dancing with the Stars (DWTS) fundraiser for the Butterfly House brings couples and groups from different backgrounds to the ...



Blue Ridge Parkway Falls From Top of Most Visited Parks List  NBC 29 News

The Blue Ridge Parkway has lost its spot atop the rankings of the most visited national parks.



Letter to the Editor: Jim Crow returns to eastern N.C.  Carolinacoastonline

Morehead City, N.C.. May 24, 2018. TO THE EDITOR: advertisement. A friend begged me to attend a meeting of the Morehead City City Council. I am retired and ...



Albemarle's Austin Katstra Helping 'Hoos in Practice, Enjoying the Postseason Ride  NBC 29 News

Katstra could see some late-game playing time if the game is a blowout, like many 1-seed versus 16-seed games are in the NCAA tournament.



Lynchburg-area Indoor Track & Field Honor Roll  Lynchburg News and Advance

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD. Indoor Honor Roll. Sports newsletter sign-up. Enter your email: Apps: iOS • Android. 55 Dash (FAT only): 1. Amani Hankton (Amherst) ...



High school notebook: Hirata reaches new heights on indoor pole vault  Fredericksburg.com

Gennifer Hirata wasn't feeling her best at the Commonwealth Games last weekend at Liberty University.



AHS Girls Cross Country Wins 33rd Albemarle Invitational  NBC 29 News

Albemarle High School junior Ryann Helmers finished in second place in the girl's race at the 33rd Albemarle Invitational, and the Patriots won the overall team ...



Bishop, James  The Daily Progress

James Burke Bishop, 67, of Charlottesville, Va. passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Jamie was born in Charlottesville, Va. on March 15, 1951, ...



Previewing Thursdays Carolina Panthers at Pittsburgh Steelers preseason game  Shelby Star

Game: Carolina Panthers (3-0) at Pittsburgh Steelers (2-1) TV: WCCB-TV Charlotte (Mick Mixon play-by-play, Mike Rucker color analyst, Kevin Donnalley ...



Since 1999, Almost 9K NC Students Exposed To School Gun Violence  Charlotte, NC Patch

9K NC Students Exposed To School Gun Violence - Charlotte, NC - A database compiled by The Washington Post shows how many students have been ...



Grady-Hernandez, Tameika Sheree  The Daily Progress

Tameika Sheree Grady-Hernandez, 41, of Charlottesville, Va., departed her earthly life at the University of Virginia Medical Center surrounded by her family on ...



Virginia hits the century mark against Marshall, 100-64  WDBJ7

On New Year's Eve, the holiday crowd at John Paul Jones Arena saved its most frenzied celebration for the final play.



NCAA Basketball: Virginia’s Jack Salt leaves a legacy in Charlottesville  Streaking The Lawn

Before the No. 2 Virginia Cavaliers take on the Louisville Cardinals in the final game of the regular season, the Hoos will recognize one player. Redshirt fifth year ...



Stanly County school bus driver killed in early morning crash  WBTV

The wreck happened on the Northeast Connector early Monday. Jerry Eudy, who began working for the district on August 17, was killed in the crash.



Community feel pulled Travis Gaster to Princeton football post  News & Observer

Travis Gaster had felt a very similar feeling to the one he felt last month when he visited Princeton High School and attended a basketball game. It was at his ...



High school football roundup: Amherst beats LCA for first victory  Lynchburg News and Advance

Frank Ross got some help in the running game. And Amherst ran to its first victory of the season. Ross and Xzavier Ellis combined to rush for 335 yards and four ...



Winston-Salem Prep 82, Albemarle 56 | High School  Winston-Salem Journal

GREENSBORO — Winston-Salem Prep looked out of place in Wednesday's boys semifinals of the NC… Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email; Print; Save.



Albemarle devastated by storms, home split in half  WSOC Charlotte

ALBEMARLE, N.C. - Storms that swept through the Charlotte area late Thursday afternoon left behind widespread damage that will take days to clean up.



Comets receive diplomas - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

By Shannon Beamon Staff Writer The seniors of North Stanly High School got suited up for graduation not once, but twice this weekend. As the blue-gowned ...



Western Albemarle's Crutchfield becomes a Cavalier  The Daily Progress

With the exception of wide receivers coach Marques Hagans, the entire Virginia football coaching staff is new to the Charlottesville area.



CHS Names Rodney Redd New Athletic Director - WVIR  NBC 29 News

Redd brings fifteen years of experience in education and athletics to Charlottesville High School, both at the collegiate and high school level.



Shenandoah U. football blasts NC Wesleyan, 59-21  Augusta Free Press

Shenandoah University earned its second straight victory to start the 2018 football season with a 59-21 non-league win over North Carolina Wesleyan.



JMU students to test skills developing special ops equipment at Fort Bragg  Augusta Free Press

The design for the next innovation in high tech sleuthing equipment could come from a group of James Madison University students.



Barbour Jr., Harold  The Daily Progress

Harold "Junie" Barbour, Jr., age 57, passed away on February 17, 2018, at his home. He was born on January 9, 1961, in Charlottesville, Va. to Harold Barbour, ...



Parkland to Columbine School Shootings List  Westword

Reporters and anchors covering yesterday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, frequently mentioned the disturbing ...



UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett on win over Miami  Augusta Free Press

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the 'Hoos defeated Miami on Saturday.



Women’s basketball: UVA falls 66-38 to No. 8 NC State  Augusta Free Press

The UVA women's basketball team (7-10, 1-3 ACC) lost 66-38 to No. 8 NC State (17-0, 4-0 ACC) on Sunday at John Paul Jones Arena.



Davis Jr., Dr. Robert Marshall  The Daily Progress

Dr. Robert Marshall Davis Jr. "Bob", 80, of Charlottesville, Va., passed on to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, June 1, 2018, at the University ...



Figgatt Jr., Winfield Schley  The Daily Progress

Winfield Schley Figgatt Jr., 88, formerly of Crozet, Virginia, died at Brookdale Assisted Living in Staunton, Va. on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. He was born in ...



Lauren Michelle Bayless  The Crozet Gazette

Lauren Michelle Bayless, 28, died at home in Wilmington, North Carolina, on Sunday April 23, 2017 of complications from a congenital illness. Memorial ...



UVA women’s basketball announces 2018 Field Trip Day  Augusta Free Press

The UVA Athletics Department announced the women's basketball game on Tuesday, Nov. 20 against NC A&T will be the 2018 Field Trip Day game.



2019 ACC Tournament Live Blog: Day 2  Augusta Free Press

Chris Graham leads our live coverage of Day 2 at the 2019 ACC Tournament from courtside at the Spectrum Arena in Charlotte, N.C..



Virginia Tech mines North Carolina for key early-signing recruits  Richmond.com

Virginia Tech football coach Justin Fuente may have landed the team's next great quarterback-wide receiver tandem.



Norford, Millard Bryan  The Daily Progress

Millard Bryan Norford, of Charlottesville, Va. and New Cumberland, Pa., passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018. He was born on January 4, 1933, in Lemoyne ...



Carr, Martha Tharrington Jeffreys  The Daily Progress

Esse Quam Videri ~ Martha Tharrington Jeffreys Carr died on February 19, 2018, at Barrackside Farm in Albemarle County, her home of 61 years. She was born ...



VMI releases 2018-2019 basketball schedule  Augusta Free Press

A matchup with the University of Kentucky and four first-time opponents highlight the 2018-19 VMI Basketball schedule announced Thursday.



Louise Mary Holland Bick | Raleigh News & Observer  News & Observer

She Done the Best She Knowed Louise passed at home peacefully surrounded by family and friends. Born Olin, North Carolina November 28, 1920 Preceded in ...



Remembering Woody Durham: Carolina community reacts to announcer's death  The Daily Tar Heel

Longtime "voice of the Tar Heels" Woody Durham died Wednesday at the age of 76. Here are some reactions to Durham's death from the UNC community.



Supporters of accused school shooter says he was being bullied  WBTV

ALBEMARLE, NC (WBTV) - The teenager accused of shooting a student outside Albemarle High School Tuesday morning is still in custody, and supporters say ...



Robert Davis: From Virginia prison to pardon to peace  Roanoke Times

Robert Davis is not angry about what's happened to him — that kind of thinking can make you sick, he reasons.



VMI Baseball announces incoming recruiting class  Augusta Free Press

VMI baseball announced its incoming class on Wednesday, a class that will matriculate later this month and begin play in the 2019 season.



Duke, UVA top preseason ACC Basketball media vote  Augusta Free Press

Duke and UVA were a close 1-2 in the preseason ACC Basketball media vote, conducted as part of the league's annual Operation Basketball.



Virginia Board of Education member resigns over racist, sexist, vulgar tweets  Virginian-Pilot

A Virginia Board of Education member resigned Wednesday over Twitter posts he made a few years ago that attacked women, white people and other groups.



Joseph Jr., Richard Cary  The Daily Progress

Richard Cary Joseph, Jr. died on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at his home. Richard Cary was born April 13, 1988 in Charlottesville, VA. He is the son of Richard ...



Lessard wins Super Late Model race at BMS  Lynchburg News and Advance

With five laps remaining in Sunday's 100-lap Super Late Model race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Raphael Lessard was motivated by one thought.



Yowell, Shirley B.  The Daily Progress

Shirley B. Yowell, 78, of Boonesville, passed away on March 19, 2018. She was born on September 6, 1939, and resided in Albemarle County for the majority of ...



UVa football: Victory over Miami, fan support excites Cavaliers  Lynchburg News and Advance

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Some would characterize Virginia's 16-13 victory over then-No. 16 Miami on Saturday as the biggest win of Bronco Mendenhall's ...



Carr, David Wilkinson  The Daily Progress

David Wilkinson Carr, respected and honored for his years of *service* to the University of the Virginia, Farmington Country Club and Albemarle County, died on ...



Mean Green defense improved after rough 2017  Lynchburg News and Advance

Troy Reffett took over the full reins of North Texas' defense last season after serving as a co-defensive coordinator in 2016, and the Mean Green definitely took ...



Liberty routs Old Dominion in FBS debut  Lynchburg News and Advance

A suspension to one of Liberty's top returning wide receivers opened the door for DJ Stubbs to get the opportunity for significant snaps at slot receiver Saturday ...



UVA baseball ends 2018 season with win over N.C. State  Augusta Free Press

UVA (29-25) concluded pool play at the ACC Championship and the 2018 season with a 4-2 victory over third-seeded NC State (40-15).



Tight ends are beginning to emerge in Liberty's passing attack  Lynchburg News and Advance

Liberty tight end Zac Foutz showcased his speed two weekends ago at New Mexico when he broke a tackle immediately after a catch and rumbled down the left ...



Lynchburg Hillcats GM Ronnie Roberts to retire after 28 years  Augusta Free Press

Lynchburg Hillcats General Manager Ronnie Roberts will retire after the 2018 baseball season.



Mooney, Cayman Shawn  The Daily Progress

Cayman Shawn Mooney, 30, of Richmond, died suddenly on Monday, December 1, 2014.Beloved son of Peggy Mowbray and Shawn Mooney, Cayman was a ...



Sober blow? Controversy erupts after student gets breathalyzed  The Hook

By Lisa Provence | lisa@readthehook.com. Published online 3:55pm Thursday Apr 21st, 2011 and in print issue #1017 dated Thursday Apr 28th, 2011.



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