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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.

Ashley HomeStore

Ashley HomeStore opens in Albemarle

A national furniture store chain has arrived in Albemarle, with the opening of an Ashley HomeStore last Thursday. The 23,000-square-foot store opened off N.C. Highway ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, August 2, 2021 4:04 pm

Harvard University

Albemarle planner to attend graduate school at Harvard this fall

After spending almost three years with the city of Albemarle, Ellie Sheild, who works in the planning department, will soon be leaving to pursue a ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, August 2, 2021 1:57 pm

News

Stanly’s unemployment rate ticks back up to 4.5 percent in June

Stanly County’s unemployment rate for June ticked back up to 4.5 percent, according to new county-specific data from the state’s Department of Commerce, which was ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, August 2, 2021 10:00 am

COVID-19

Covid cases in Stanly have risen more than 780 percent since beginning of July

New coronavirus cases are rising at a rapid pace in Stanly County as vaccination rates continue to stall. Through Thursday, the county had reported 106 ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:11 pm

Pfeiffer University

Pfeiffer strongly encourages but will not require students, staff to get vaccinated

With colleges and universities across the country making decisions regarding whether to impose vaccine mandates for the upcoming school year, Pfeiffer University, as of now, will ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, July 29, 2021 2:55 pm

animal protective services

‘It’s really superhero stuff’: Animal Protective Services works to ensure animals are cared for, find long-term homes

Since Animal Control was placed under the jurisdiction of the Stanly County Sheriff’s Office last November, there has been an increased emphasis on finding the ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, July 29, 2021 11:40 am

Centers for Disease Control

With cases on the rise, CDC recommends masks for fully vaccinated people

With coronavirus cases continuing to spread across the country, the CDC announced this week that even fully vaccinated people should begin wearing masks in public ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 3:25 pm

BREAKING NEWS

South Carolina man arrested, charged with sex offenses with underage girl

A South Carolina man was arrested Tuesday following a report law enforcement received last month involving sexual offenses with an underage girl. After an investigation conducted ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 2:48 pm

The Brew Room

The Local Room owners to open brewery in Locust

For fans of The Local Room restaurant in Locust, there’s good news on the horizon. The owners are planning to open a sister business on ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 4:05 pm

Anderson Road

Albemarle council addresses traffic concerns at intersection of Anderson Road and Woodhurst Lane

The Albemarle City Council recently discussed traffic concerns near the intersection of Anderson Road and Woodhurst Lane. Several residents have been voicing complaints recently of ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 9:36 am

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