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Chris Miller, Author at The Stanly News & Press

Chris Miller has been with the SNAP since January 2019. He is a graduate of NC State and received his Master's in Journalism from the University of Maryland. He previously wrote for the Capital News Service in Annapolis, where many of his stories on immigration and culture were published in national papers via the AP wire.

Morrow Mountain

Stanly County tourism numbers declined considerably for 2020 due to pandemic

While the coronavirus pandemic has impacted Stanly County in many ways over the past year and a half, one of the biggest, at least from ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, October 18, 2021 3:24 pm

ghosts

Inspired by its eerie, possibly haunted nature, Stanly couple gets married at the old Albemarle Opera House

When most people think of their dream wedding, it usually involves getting married inside a church, hotel or even a banquet hall. Some even consider ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, October 18, 2021 11:33 am

Albemarle

Stanly municipalities discuss how to utilize ARP funds

Each of the 10 municipalities across Stanly County, along with the county government, have all received the first half of the funds appropriated to them ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, October 15, 2021 3:53 pm

COVID-19

Stanly experiences lowest average number of daily COVID cases in more than two months

Stanly County averaged 24 new cases over the past week, the lowest tally in several months, according to data from the Stanly County Health Department. ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, October 15, 2021 2:08 pm

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police

Locust Police gains a new patrol officer, promotes another to detective

The Locust Police Department introduced a new member of the force to the city council during its monthly meeting Thursday night. Kyle Fairfield became the ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, October 15, 2021 11:09 am

COVID-19

SCS reports decreases in quarantines, positive cases for fourth consecutive week

Stanly County Schools reported 560 students and staff were quarantined for the week of Oct. 3-9, according to updated data from the district’s COVID-19 online ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:52 pm

Albemarle

Stanly community comes out for Charters of Freedom dedication ceremony

After more than two years of collaboration and construction, part of which had been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, people throughout the community gathered Tuesday ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:58 am

Dustin Lisk

Lisk chosen to replace Chance on school board

A week after former school board chairman Jeff Chance resigned, the Stanly County Republican Executive Committee convened Tuesday night at its Burleson Square headquarters and ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:13 am

American Idol

Stanfield singer aims to make the most of his upcoming American Idol opportunity

Fifteen years after Albemarle’s Kellie Pickler rose to national fame on “American Idol,” a Stanfield man is hoping lightning will strike again. Dustin Curlee recently ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:35 am

Jeff Chance

Stanly County GOP committee to meet to nominate, appoint school board member

The Stanly County Republican Party Executive Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Republican headquarters at Burleson Square to consider a vote upon ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, October 11, 2021 11:50 am

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