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Marshville man arrested for trafficking meth in Norwood

A Marshville resident was arrested in Norwood Wednesday night during a traffic stop. Justin Thomas was arrested after K9 officer Ajax alerted police to the ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Thursday, February 11, 2021 11:19 am


Cash, Chevy, Honda and more available through Outdoorsman’s Bonanza

COVID-19 has cancelled many events, but the 18th Annual Outdoorsman’s Bonanza will not be one of them. Tickets, priced at $100 each, are on sale ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, February 1, 2021 2:15 pm


Wolf joins SNAP advertising staff

The Stanly News & Press has added a new member to its staff. Susan Wolf recently joined Tom Lowe as a digital and print sales ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:29 am


Stanly County genealogists create online tutorial

Local genealogy enthusiasts have a new online tutorial to help with their adventures into discovering their history. “It’s something I’ve done since I was a ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, January 25, 2021 10:14 am


1918 pandemic

BJ DRYE COLUMN: Let our country stand united

Talk of unity has been all around in the last week. On Monday we were talking of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We usually have ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Friday, January 22, 2021 2:52 pm


Police seek suspect in catalytic converter thefts

Albemarle Police Department made an arrest last week as part of a growing problem in the area: theft of motor vehicle parts. Officers responded Jan. ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, January 18, 2021 11:07 am


Former Richfield mayor Wade Barbee dies

When Wade Barbee died last Wednesday, a piece of Richfield died.  Barbee, 83, served the town of Richfield for 14 years, as a town commissioner for 10 ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Monday, January 18, 2021 9:03 am


Business hosts benefit for One7 Ministries

Two area individuals died in car accident Jan. 1. Less than three weeks later, friends and a local business have planned a fundraiser to benefit ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:03 pm

Dream on 3

Stanly resident named a finalist in Dream on 3 competition

A local financial advisor is a finalist in the Queen City Business of the Year competition. Emma Moore, of new Stanly County Chamber of Commerce ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:50 pm


Hudson responds to Capitol protest: ‘I condemn all violence…’

U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson and his staff are safe, according to information from the representative’s office. “Thanks to everyone who has reached out,” Hudson said ... Read more

by BJ Drye, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:25 pm

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