January 23, 2018

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SHAPIRO: America’s left in the grip of insanity

President Donald Trump is unpopular. He’s unpopular because he’s boorish, crude and silly; he’s unpopular because he has a unique capacity to turn winning news cycles into referenda on his use of Twitter. But the […]


Hometown Hardwood

Albemarle Bulldogs (11-4, 6-1 Yadkin Valley) Schedule Opponent Time/Result Dec. 19 North Moore W, 76-30 Dec. 26 Community School of Davidson L, 69-62 Dec. 28 Uwharrie Charter Academy L, 67-63 Dec. 29 Gray Stone Day […]


Local teachers receive grants

Three Stanly County teachers received grants from Union Power Cooperatives Bright Ideas program. Amber Flamer of Central Elementary was awarded $1,500 for her “Muddy Sneakers, the Joy of Learning Outside” project; Oakboro Choice STEM teacher […]