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.

Center Theatre

ADDC organizes campaign to purchase popcorn machine with direct ties to Albemarle’s past

The Albemarle Downtown Development Corporation is organizing a fundraiser to help reclaim a piece of the city’s history. The organization is looking to secure $3,250 ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, November 28, 2022 4:11 pm

cookie jars

With its new exhibit, Oakboro Museum highlights diversity of cookie jars

As a longtime first grade teacher, one of Jane Barnhardt’s favorite books to read to her students was “Who Took the Cookies from the Cookie ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, November 28, 2022 3:12 pm

American Pickers

After more than three decades of service, Mike Hinson looks back on his iconic Red Cross business

Within his sprawling three-acre kingdom at the corner of N.C. Highway 24-27 and South Oak Ridge Road, heaps of vintage memorabilia — ranging from car ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, November 28, 2022 9:11 am

Barbara Bush

STANLY MAGAZINE: A florist and artist, Claude Harwood looks back on his 70-plus year career, including helping decorate the White House

Most people go their whole lives without stepping foot inside the White House or having any type of connection with a presidential administration. The closest ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Saturday, November 26, 2022 2:00 pm

Robert Britt

STANLY MAGAZINE: ‘It’s the joy of Christmas’: Room has become a fixture for many in the community at West Stanly Christian Ministries

More than 60 people eagerly waited in line in Stanfield for the thrift store, operated by West Stanly Christian Ministries, to open on the morning of ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, November 24, 2022 3:22 pm

Bane

Oakboro officer works to have K-9 Joker featured in children’s book

K-9 Joker, the German Shepherd with the Oakboro Police Department, has become one of the most popular and beloved figures in the community since he ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 3:03 pm

Andhra Pradesh

Albemarle native establishes faith-based nonprofit following her work helping children in India

When Jordan Whitley was a young child growing up in Albemarle, she remembers a man from India visiting the county and speaking at local churches ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 8:42 am

Golden LEAF Foundation

Albemarle Council sets public hearing on stormwater program

During its meeting Monday night, the Albemarle City Council renewed discussions that had last taken place over the summer regarding a decision on the city’s ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 11:22 am

News

STANLY MAGAZINE: For many residents, Christmas is a time for decorations

Every year, in early October, Austin and Megan King begin decorating for the holiday season. But they are not getting out ghosts and goblins for ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 9:59 am

Lions Club

School nurses, Lions Club officials partnered to offer vision screenings to students

With young students relying heavily on computers and iPads as part of their school instruction, local volunteers say it is more important than ever to ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 9:31 am

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