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BJ Drye, Author at The Stanly News & Press

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BJ DRYE COLUMN: Remembering Roscoe Hatley and Geneva Moore

Sometimes we don’t even know we know someone until they are gone. Roscoe Hatley died this week. He helped form Oakboro Fire Department and ran ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Friday, July 23, 2021 2:41 pm

Albemarle

Dinner On Main to return in September

Organizers say few tickets remain for an event that is making its return this year. Dinner On Main is scheduled for Sept. 18 in downtown ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:56 pm

#Albemarle Police Department

Albemarle police chief Dulin retires

After two years as Albemarle police chief and 26 in law enforcement, David Dulin announced his retirement Tuesday. “I met with the Police Department command ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:52 am

B.J. Drye

B.J. DRYE COLUMN: Raindrops turn into full storm

It’s been a week of highs and lows for me. While I had a pretty great day last Saturday, I later found out that B.J. ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Friday, June 4, 2021 3:54 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Albemarle Police reveal name of accident victim, survivor

Albemarle Police have released more information about a fatal accident that happened shortly after 4 p.m. Friday in front of Chick-fil-A on N.C. Highway 24-27. ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:14 pm

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Accident claims life in Albemarle

Albemarle Police responded to a fatal accident shortly after 4 p.m. Friday in front of Chick-fil-A on N.C. Highway 24-27. Police Chief David Dulin said ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Friday, May 28, 2021 8:01 pm

Albemarle Police

Medical examiners identify body found at Sagebrush demolition site

The identity of the body found last week at the Sagebrush Steakhouse demolition site has been identified. Albemarle Police Department said the N.C. chief medical ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:35 pm

Albemarle Police Departments

Albemarle Police investigates body found inside former Sagebrush

Albemarle Police Department is investigating a death at a demolition site. Crews demolishing the former Sagebrush Steakhouse found human remains around 3 p.m. Thursday, according ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:45 pm

News

Sliming Salyer sends Scouts’ sales to goal

For Contina Salyer, fulfilling a childhood dream of getting slimed was well worth it. Salyer, the Scoutmaster for Girl Scouts Troop 1061 in Locust, made ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, April 26, 2021 10:45 am

peeking into the past

PEEKING INTO THE PAST – The Smart Set social club

On Feb. 9, 1906, a group of women in Albemarle met to form a new social club. The group choose the name “The Smart Set” ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, April 12, 2021 2:22 pm

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