June 18, 2018

This day in history: June 13

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on June 13: 1900 – The Boxer rebellion began in China. The secret society was dedicated to ending the domination and exploitation of the country […]

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This day in history: June 12

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on June 12: 1917 – King Constantine of Greece stepped down in favour of his son, Prince Alexander. 1935 – Bolivia and Paraguay signed a […]


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 […]


SHAPIRO: Why Jerusalem matters

This week, the Trump administration inaugurated the new American embassy in Jerusalem. The celebration in Israel was palpable; the embassy move came amidst the national celebration of the 70th anniversary of the creation of the […]


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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