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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 ...



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 ...



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 votes 6-1 in favor of sales tax referendum - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Hurricane damage to city parks, timing of insurance payments and adoption of a resolution of support for the upcoming quarter-cent sales tax referendum were ...



Hank Norton: He was the good road chosen  Chatham Star-Tribune

The February 6 edition of Lloyd's Lowdown was the first of a two-part feature on late Ferrum football coach Hank Norton. Norton won four national ...



County schools join together in harmony - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Four Stanly County music teachers are combining talents and corralling students from area high schools to offer an evening of choral music. Aza Mabry Hudson ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Albemarle falls 40-7 to North Rowan - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

By Mike London, for the SNAP. North Rowan was facing fourth-and-3 at the Albemarle 9 early in the fourth quarter of what had been a competitive, punishing 1A ...



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 ...



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 ...



O'Dea, Vance lead Warriors to district crown  The Daily Progress

Darren Maynard is listed as a health and physical education teacher at Western Albemarle High School, but the veteran coach showcased his psychic abilities ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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, ...



Western Albemarle football team faces a scheduling audible after Park View cancels it season  The Daily Progress

Park View High School in Sterling announced Thursday that it would not field a varsity football team for the 2018-19 school year after only 18 players came out ...



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 ...



Albemarle High School first opens amid heat wave in 1953  The Daily Progress

In the midst of a heat wave that recorded temperatures up to 105 degrees, Albemarle High School opened its doors to more than 900 students for the first time ...



AHS class celebrates 60th reunion - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

The Albemarle High School Class of 1958 celebrated its 60th class reunion at Tillery Tradition Country Club on Oct. 13. Thirty-nine of the classmates attended ...



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 ...



Schools come together over jazz - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

The band room at West Stanly High School was packed. Every chair occupied, every corner filled with brassy sound. Perhaps on a normal day it wouldn't have ...



South Stanly wins big at Albemarle Thursday - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Heavy predicted rains for Friday night moved the Yadkin Valley Conference matchup at Albemarle between the Bulldogs and the South Stanly Rebel Bulls up to ...



Play for Preemies Showcase set for Jan. 5  JerryRatcliffe.com

The Western Albemarle High School girls' basketball program is hosting the Play for Preemies Showcase on Saturday, Jan. 5.



City fends off job vacancies - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Plans are underway to replace several key positions within the city of Albemarle, including its police chief. Police Chief Danny Bowen is set to retire in five ...



Hurt, Benjamin Franklin  The Daily Progress

Benjamin Franklin Hurt, 99, of Crozet, Virginia, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 11, 2018. He was born on October 27, 1918, in the family home on ...



Jerrod Smith running for Albemarle County Board of Supervisors | NewsRadio WINA  WINA AM 1070

ALBEMARLE CO, Va. (WINA) – A native of Rivanna District is hoping to represent it on the Albemarle Board of Supervisors. Jerrod Smith announced his ...



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 ...



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 ...



Joyce Griffith Butler  WatertownDailyTimes.com

Joyce Griffith Butler, age 72, of Albemarle, NC, died peacefully on the morning of January 8, 2019 in her home surrounded by her family. A loving, strong and ...



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 ...



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.



Warriors win thriller to reach state semifinals for first time since 1998  The Daily Progress

There were just 3.2 seconds showing on the fourth-quarter clock at Albemarle High School on Saturday. After the ball was deflected out of bounds on a potential ...



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…



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 ...



Prep roundup: Altavista football vs. Riverheads moved to Saturday, former Brookville pitcher Jordan Dail transfers to Oregon  Lynchburg News and Advance

Altavista's Region 1B semifinal game against Riverheads has been moved to today at 2 p.m. and will be played at Western Albemarle High School in Crozet, the ...



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 ...



Rowan-Cabarrus announces Excellence in Teaching Award winners  Independent Tribune

SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College announced its 2018-2019 Excellence in Teaching award recipients at a recent board meeting.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



McClung, Ann Rosalie Page  The Daily Progress

Ann Rosalie Page McClung peacefully passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019, at her family home of three generations, Pagebrook Farm, surrounded by her ...



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.



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 ...



Previewing Thursdays Carolina Panthers at Pittsburgh Steelers preseason game  Spartanburg Herald Journal

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 ...



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.



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 ...



Earlysville native excited for new role as GM of the Pulaski Yankees  The Daily Progress

Betsy Haugh was promoted to general manager just before her 25th birthday.



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.



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, ...



Albemarle High School Hosts Homeless Speakers Bureau Meeting  NBC 29 News

High school students in Albemarle County are starting a community-wide conversation to end homelessness.



Western Albemarle track star Kooken signs with Radford  The Daily Progress

It's after 5 p.m. on a typical day at Western Albemarle High School. While many students have gone home for the day, track standout Maggie Kooken can be ...



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 ...



5th District nominees highlight split on health care, redistricting at Madison forum  The Daily Progress

MADISON — Difference in policy perspective and the role of the U.S. government punctuated a Thursday forum featuring Virginia 5th District congressional ...



Locust council hears fire department report on eve of Hurricane Florence - The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

As part of Thursday's regularly scheduled meeting of the Locust City Council, members of the council, staff and citizens heard a report from West Stanly fire chief ...



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 ...



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 ...



Pitts, Myriam Germaine  The Daily Progress

Myriam Germaine Marcelle Pitts n‚e Bessemans, 59, of Charlottesville, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family on Monday, November 7, ...



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 ...



HILSEN, Jason Alec  Roanoke Times

September 5, 1991 December 11, 2018 On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, Jason Alec Hilsen passed away in Blacksburg, Va. Born on September 5, 1991 in ...



Phillips: Thousands of Hokies fans leave early, miss the ball being pulled away from UVA once again  Lynchburg News and Advance

Of all the Charlie Browns in the ACC, they're the Charlie Browniest. And they had the football pulled back once again on Friday afternoon.



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 ...



Liberty extends UCLA's woes with 73-58 victory  Lynchburg News and Advance

LOS ANGELES - Lowell Cabbil Jr. and Liberty were confident going into Saturday's game against UCLA that they could be another mid-major team to pull off an ...



CHS Names Rodney Redd New Athletic Director  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.



Gill backs Wimberly as Flames' defensive coordinator  Lynchburg News and Advance

Liberty football coach Turner Gill voiced his confidence in defensive coordinator Robert Wimberly on Tuesday after the Flames allowed more than 1400 yards of ...



Cupboard isn't bare for Liberty football next season  Lynchburg News and Advance

The next football coach at Liberty University will inherit a stocked cupboard.



Virginia Tech football's 2019 schedule announced  Lynchburg News and Advance

BLACKSBURG - The ACC announced Virginia Tech's 2019 conference schedule on Wednesday.



Liberty University, Norfolk State postpone football game  Lynchburg News and Advance

Liberty announced Tuesday morning it agreed with Norfolk State to postpone Saturday's home football game to Dec. 1 because of the weather forecast related to ...



9 Investigates weapons at schools and metal detectors  WSOC Charlotte

Christie Bruton said her 17-year-old daughter is a straight A student at West Mecklenburg High School, but at times, Bruton said her daughter hasn't felt safe at ...



Kelly, James Leslie  The Daily Progress

James Leslie Kelly died at the Colonnades in Charlottesville, Va., on Friday, June 9, 2017, having lived the previous 40 years at his Keswick home, Stonemont ...



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.



New Survey Connects Bullying to High School Dropout Rates  NBC 29 News

Bullying and teasing in schools can have a variety of outcomes. On Monday, a new report from the University of Virginia says that one of those outcomes is lower ...



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 ...



Sprouse, Irene Catherine  The Daily Progress

Irene Catherine Spouse, 97, of Charlottesville died peacefully at her residence on Thursday morning, June 7, 2018. A Fox's Mountain girl weighing 13 lbs.



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.



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.



Louise Mary Holland Bick  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 ...



William Monroe girls fall to Turner Ashby in Holiday Classic final  The Daily Progress

The final of Samantha Brunelle's three and-1 buckets in a span of just over three minutes gave a strong indication William Monroe was on its way to capturing a ...



Herring III, Sylvester "Trae" Lawrence  The Daily Progress

Sylvester Lawrence "Trae" Herring III, 40, of Staunton, passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at the Shenandoah Hospice House. Born on April 3, 1978, ...



Winston-Salem Prep 82, Albemarle 56 | Galleries  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.



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 ...



Sledd, James Duerward | Obituaries  Roanoke Times

January 16, 1943 April 24, 2017 James Duerward Sledd, 74, of Daleville, Va., passed away peacefully in his home on Monday, April 24, 2017. He was born on ...



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 ...



Rothwell, David Hunter  The Daily Progress

David Hunter Rothwell of Charlottesville, Va., died on Friday, February 27, 2015. Hunter was born on February 10, 1974, to Martha Rothwell and the late David ...



Alex Whitten leaves his roots to grow lacrosse in Virginia  The Hour

CROZET, Virginia -- Alex Whitten is one of the legendary names in the sport of lacrosse in Fairfield County. The son of Wilton coaching legend Guy Whitten, Alex ...



Hartsell makes Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame | Sports  Independent Tribune

Jeff P. Hartsell, owner and CEO of Hartsell Funeral Homes, Inc., was inducted into The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame for wrestling in October.



Archer gets another shot at the NFL with Seahawks  The Daily Progress

R.J. Archer still had dreams of playing in the NFL again, but the 27-year-old was perfectly *content* with his life — which consisted of living in Florida with his wife, ...



Sober blow? Controversy erupts after student gets breathalyzed  The Hook

By Lisa Provence | lisa@readthehook.com. Published online 2:55pm Thursday Apr 21st, 2011 and in print issue #1017 dated Thursday Apr 28th, 2011.



Heritage falls to Hopewell in state championship, 20-14  Lynchburg News and Advance

WILLIAMSBURG — He walked with a limp, his arms covered in *fresh* cuts and old ones, too.



College recruiters target Lynchburg area's softball talent - starting in middle school  Lynchburg News and Advance

Megan Dray knew she wanted to play at the University of North Carolina. Still, her parents made her wait a few months before verbally committing to play softball ...



Stallions Men's Basketball Expects to Compete for Conference Championship  Mint Hill Times

The Queens Grant men's basketball team is coming off a 22-6 season in their 2015-16 campaign. Coach Jay Forsythe fully expects his team to compete for the ...



Appomattox thrashes rival Buckingham on opening night  Lynchburg News and Advance

APPOMATTOX — The defending 2A state champs started the new season right where they left off.



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