BJ Drye, Author at The Stanly News & Press

Bill Turner

BJ DRYE COLUMN: Thanks, Bill, for everything

Bill Turner is partially responsible for me being at The Stanly News & Press. When I wrote in inquiring about writing positions around June 1998, I sent a ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Saturday, December 4, 2021 4:13 pm

Bill Turner

Friends remember Bill Turner, who worked 55 years at The SNAP

Newspaper people often say that once a person gets the ink in their blood, it is hard to get it out. That statement has never ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 7:07 am

Three Rivers Land Trust

REGIONAL: Three Rivers Land Trust conserves more for Uwharrie National Forest

Three Rivers Land Trust’s most recent project will make 8.08 more acres available to the public. Located in Montgomery County, this property will become part ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, November 29, 2021 2:14 pm

Edward Everette Talbert

Sailor who died at Pearl Harbor headed back home to Stanly County

Just four months shy of 80 years missing, the remains of a sailor from Albemarle have been accounted for from the Japanese attack on Pearl ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:16 am

Albemarle City Council

Albemarle hires public information officer

Albemarle City Manager Michael Ferris has announced the hiring of David Fath as the city’s first public information officer. Fath will be responsible for developing ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:34 pm


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


Geneva Moore

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

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