May 27, 2018

Stanly teachers protest in Raleigh

RALEIGH — As teachers descended on Raleigh last week to protest wages, state spending and Republican lawmakers, Stanly County Schools were closed due to more than 170 teachers requesting substitute teachers on May 16. In […]

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Repeat voter ballot challenged

ALBEMARLE — A voter challenge has been filed in Stanly County against Alexander Bradley Gresham who alleged to have voted twice in the May primary. According to the challenge, Gresham “registered in and voted a […]

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  • Wolfpack joins UNC, Duke on ACC tournament sidelines
      DURHAM — An ACC tournament that began with such promise for North Carolina teams will end without any of them making it through to the semifinal round.   Following the lead of Triangle rivals North Carolina […]
  • Tar Heels ACC tournament win anything but meaningless
      DURHAM —  Friday’s matchup between North Carolina and Georgia Tech had absolutely no bearing on the outcome of the ACC baseball tournament. But as Tar Heels coach Mike Fox said after his team was mathematically […]
  • Wolfpack’s ACC tourney hopes remain intact despite loss to Virginia
      Virginia’s loss to Florida State on the opening day of the ACC baseball tournament Tuesday rendered NC State’s game against the Cavaliers on Thursday meaningless in terms of the Wolfpack’s chances of advancing to the […]
  • Duke tops Wake in marathon ACC Tourney game
    Duke reached the 40-win plateau for the first time in program history, but they had to put in some overtime to make it. The Blue Devils topped Wake Forest 6-2 in a 13-inning, four-hour, 25-minute […]
  • Trump pardons late black boxing champion Jack Johnson
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Thursday issued a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion who was jailed a century ago after having a relationship with a white woman. “I believe Jack Johnson is […]
  • Gordon leads four other legends into NASCAR Hall of Fame
    CHARLOTTE — In the least surprising racing story of 2018, four-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon was elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday in his first year of eligibility. […]