Nov. 11: Badin Road Drive-In Theater, Albemarle NC

It’s Day 315 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. To continue my North Carolina weekend, I drove a little less than two hours from the Eden Drive-In in Eden of course to the Badin Road Drive-In Theater in Albemarle. They’re both owned by the same family. Thanks to a 2006 article in The Stanley News and Press, I’ve got an unusually good…

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Small clues lead to another new drive-in

Let’s put the most important news up front. In Kings Mountain NC, a local family reacted to the closing of the area’s only drive-in theater by starting its own. Hound’s Drive-In opened this year, and it’s an inspiring story of another business that’s keeping this tradition alive. The Shelby Star ran an article in April anticipating the…

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