February 16, 2019

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Kea, UNC women stun No. 1 Notre Dame

CHAPEL HILL — Paris Kea and North Carolina gave coach Sylvia Hatchell the “wow moment” she asked for: an upset of top-ranked Notre Dame.  Kea — a redshirt senior who went to Page High School in Greensboro — had season highs of […]


Hometown Hardwood

Albemarle (10-8, 8-2)  Jan. 22at Uwharrie CharterW, 48-32  Jan. 25North StanlyW, 72-66  Jan. 29North MooreAfter Press  Jan. 31at South Stanly7:30 p.m.  Feb. 1West Montgomery7:30 p.m.  Feb. 5Gray Stone Day7:30 p.m.    Gray Stone Day (4-13, 2-8)  […]


Commissioners make board appointments

ALBEMARLE — The Stanly County Board of Commissioners met last Tuesday after their regular Monday meeting was rescheduled due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.   Michael Smith and Dale Chandler from the county’s emergency […]


Shutdown deal is a temporary solution

With the partial government shutdown on its 35th day, President Donald Trump said from the White House Friday afternoon, “We have reached a deal.” The deal the president announced reopens the government until Feb. 15, provides a reprieve to […]

RSS From the North State Journal

  • Category 5: Notes from the Carolina Hurricanes, Feb. 15
    RALEIGH — The Hurricanes wrapped up their season-long five-game road trip with a 4-1 record, keeping pace in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Carolina now has three straight at home with a chance to keep […]
  • Hornets no longer have the Magic against Orlando
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic ended a 13-game losing streak to Charlotte, routing the Hornets 127-89 on Thursday night behind 21 points from reserve Terrence Ross. The Magic have won five straight for […]
  • NC State basketball player Eric Lockett booked on assault charge
    Eric Lockett wasn’t at RBC Center with the NC State basketball team during its 73-58 win against Syracuse on Wednesday night. Thursday morning, it has become clear why. The graduate transfer was booked into the […]
  • Focused Wolfpack strengthens its resume by squeezing Orange
      RALEIGH — Things didn’t turn out well the last time Kevin Keatts ventured a peek ahead at the upcoming schedule his NC State basketball team was about to play.   So he learned his lesson and […]
  • Brock Long, head of FEMA and NC native, resigning
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Brock Long, a North Carolina native and head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is resigning, months after an investigation found he misused government vehicles to travel to his home. Long, who lives […]
  • High Point lacrosse gets signature win over Duke
    Coach Jon Torpey stood emotionless on the sideline last Wednesday as his players rushed the field to celebrate the biggest win in the short history of the High Point lacrosse program — a 13-9 upset […]