BJ Drye, Author at The Stanly News & Press

News

Filing for office enters final days

After Wednesday, the following people had filed for municipal office: • Albemarle: Ronnie Michael, mayor; Martha Sue Hall and Benton Dry, council at-large; Bill Aldridge, council ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Wednesday, July 17, 2024 7:23 pm

News

Filing concludes for first day of final week

Through Monday afternoon, the following people had filed for municipal office: • Albemarle: Ronnie Michael, mayor; Martha Sue Hall and Benton Dry, council at-large; Bill Aldridge, ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, July 15, 2024 5:32 pm

Locust

Riley’s Retreat in Locust hosts grand opening Saturday

Becca Thompson is ready to show the world what she has been working on the last few years. Her business Riley’s Retreat will have its ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Thursday, July 11, 2024 5:12 pm

James Whitley

West Stanly student named VFW Cadet of the Year

A cadet with the JROTC at West Stanly High School has had a busy month. James Whitley, a rising junior, was recently named the JROTC ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, July 8, 2024 4:46 pm

Albemarle

Filing for municipal office has started in Stanly County

The first day of filing for municipal office saw many familiar names. Martha Sue Hall filed for reelection as an Albemarle council member at-large. In ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Saturday, July 6, 2024 11:30 am

EMS

Community pulls together to help volunteer firefighter injured in wreck

Firefighters and emergency services personnel are often referred to as a brotherhood, and that community is once again coming together to help one of its ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Friday, July 5, 2024 1:51 pm

Albemarle

New daycare, play location opens in Albemarle

Uwharrie Play Oasis recently opened in the shopping center at Harris-Teeter in Albemarle. It is a drop-in daycare/play location. The business is the creation of ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 12:47 pm

Akala Garrett

Garrett finishes season at Olympics trials; mom reveals she’s been running with broken foot, tumor

She may not have made the Summer Olympics in Paris, but 2023 Albemarle High School graduate Akala Garrett believes she came out a winner at ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, July 1, 2024 1:27 pm

Akala Garrett

Albemarle graduate makes it to finals in Olympics trials

Stanly County could have a connection at the Summer Olympics in Paris. Albemarle High School graduate and University of Texas freshman Akala Garrett finished third ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Saturday, June 29, 2024 9:31 pm

Massachusetts

Missing Norwood teen found, Massachusetts man in custody

A Massachusetts man was taken into custody Friday night following the disappearance of a Norwood teen. Michael Oliver, 39, of Clinton, Massachusetts was arrested and ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Saturday, June 29, 2024 7:42 pm

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