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Albemarle Police: No shooter at Walmart

Albemarle Police Chief David Dulin said that a response to a shooter or someone carrying a gun at Walmart Saturday revealed no immediate evidence. The ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Saturday, January 2, 2021 4:48 pm


Stanly Health Foundation raises more than $80,000, awards first prize

Stanly Health Foundation hosted its first prize drawing Friday. Billy Sowards of Albemarle won $1,000 from the foundation’s calendar drawing. The foundation sold 1,850 calendars, ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Saturday, January 2, 2021 3:56 pm


While COVID dominated 2020, other highlights came from it

Little did we know then that the header for the centerpiece story of the Jan. 2, 2020 edition of The Stanly News & Press would ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Thursday, December 31, 2020 11:07 pm

LeBron James

NATIONAL: Still The King: James wins AP Male Athlete of the Year award

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LeBron James told the world in 2020 that Black Lives Matter. He helped convince many who had never voted ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, December 28, 2020 2:16 pm


Two former Locust mayors die within weeks of each other

Locust, the city with a soul, has lost two of its leading souls. Michael Lee Huneycutt, 66, died Nov. 30. Harold Greene, 82, died Dec. ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Thursday, December 17, 2020 10:01 am


Community Christmas Dinner will happen

It will look a little different this year, but the meal will go on. The 31st Annual Community Christmas Dinner will be a drive-through event ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 11:22 am


B.J. Drye

B.J. DRYE COLUMN: Dear Santa, help me out

It is that time again for the many elves across Stanly County to venture out into the community and spread Christmas cheer to the many ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Saturday, December 12, 2020 8:37 am


Teacher releases young adult fantasy novel

A familiar face in the classroom will now be a familiar face on book shelves. Sharlina Honeycutt, who taught middle school grades and high school ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:28 am


ADDC, United Way collaborate on Christmas storefront contest

Albemarle Downtown Development Corporation and United Way of Stanly County will host a Christmas storefront contest. Beginning on Small Business Saturday Nov. 28 and concluding ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:38 pm


Lowder receives another term as Register of Deeds

Suzanne W. Lowder won her uncontested race Tuesday night to receive another term as Stanly County Register of Deeds. Lowder received 27,459 votes, with 5,457 ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Friday, November 6, 2020 10:06 am

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