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BJ Drye, Author at The Stanly News & Press


Albemarle Police Reports – Aug. 18-22, 2021

Albemarle Police reports the following activity: Brandon Todd Sells, 36, was arrested for felony breaking and/or entering at Moose Street, Albemarle, Aug. 18. Rebecca Erin ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 2:37 pm

Butterfly House

Stanly County’s Dancing with the Stars event can be viewed for free online

Friends of the Butterfly House and Stanly Health Foundation will present the 2021 Dancing with the Stars as a live stream event. Nine couples will ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Thursday, August 19, 2021 10:44 am


Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Aug. 11-16, 2021

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: Jamie Lynn Burris, 37, was arrested for misdemeanor assault on female at Stanly County Courthouse, Albemarle, Aug. ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 4:11 pm


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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


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

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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


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


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

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