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.


Beer and yoga? They’ll drink to that

After an hour of exercise, featuring common poses such as downward dog, participants in Meagen Clavey’s yoga classes look forward to some refreshments. But it’s ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, June 30, 2023 6:45 pm

Carolina Hemp Company

Carolina Hemp Company doing well in Locust

Monica Hailey Sharpe understands the value of organic hemp. She used CBD gummies and oil to help with stress while her daughter Christina, a malignant ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, June 26, 2023 2:14 pm


GRADUATION 2023: Chen continues to adapt as Gray Stone chapter ends

As her time at Gray Stone Day School neared its end, senior Cindy Chen was excited about graduating, although there was still some anxiety. Throughout ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, June 22, 2023 6:41 pm

Abigail Wahl

GRADUATION 2023: With help from Elle Woods, North Stanly senior heads to the Ivy League

Abigail Wahl, a senior at North Stanly, was much younger when she first saw “Legally Blonde,” the 2001 romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon about a ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, June 22, 2023 2:29 pm

Alexis Harward

GRADUATION 2023: Alexis Harward played key role in helping South claim softball championship

During her four years as a South Stanly student, Alexis Harward was consistently on the run, sometimes figuratively but often literally. Between her commitments as ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, June 19, 2023 2:03 pm

Jana Strukova

STANLY MAGAZINE: Jana Strukova’s journey from Communist Czechoslovakia to Stanly County

Throughout her time growing up in Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia, a Central European country of about 5.5 million), Jana Strukova always possessed a strong desire to ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Sunday, June 4, 2023 2:20 pm

Badin Coffee

STANLY MAGAZINE: With a European flair and eclectic atmosphere, this Badin coffeehouse has become a destination for many

Whenever you first enter Badin Coffee, it can be a visually overwhelming experience, as everywhere you look there are vintage collectibles and antiques, including artwork, ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, May 29, 2023 6:52 pm

New London

New London’s proposed $1.2 million budget to keep property tax rate same

New London’s proposed 2023-2024 budget once again keeps the property tax at 16 cents per $100 valuation. The budget, which takes effect July 1 and ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Sunday, May 28, 2023 3:16 pm

Gray Stone Day School

Gray Stone Day students ‘survive and thrive’ as they celebrate graduation

Following four years of challenging academic rigor, overcoming a global pandemic and fostering countless memories and experiences, the Gray Stone Day School Class of 2023 ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Saturday, May 27, 2023 2:46 pm

Chris Miller

COLUMN: Until next time …

Growing up in Concord, I never thought much about Stanly County. In fact, other than driving past Locust and Oakboro to get to the beach, ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, May 26, 2023 3:30 pm

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