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Chris Miller, Author at The Stanly News & Press - Page 2 of 119

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.


Albemarle house fire results in loss of two dogs

The Albemarle Fire Department responded to a house fire on North Broome Street Wednesday evening, according to Fire Chief T. Pierre Brewton. He said the ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:05 pm

brunch bill

After much discussion, Locust passes brunch bill ordinance in tight 4-3 vote

Locust City Council Thursday night in a 4 to 3 vote passed an ordinance which will allow alcohol sales beginning at 10 a.m. on Sundays. ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, April 9, 2021 10:33 am


Atrium Health to administer 600 J&J single-dose vaccines in Albemarle

Atrium Health will host a free vaccination clinic from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Albemarle Medical Services, 105 Yadkin St., Albemarle, where officials ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:25 am


Beginning Wednesday, anyone 16 and older will be eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Starting Wednesday, anyone 16 and older in the state will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine. This comes as almost 40 percent of adults ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:56 pm


Council approves installation of speed bumps at Amhurst Gardens

To help mitigate speeding at Amhurst Gardens, the city-owned apartment complex, the Albemarle City Council Monday night approved the installation of speed bumps on Bell Avenue, ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:44 pm

#Lee Snuggs

Keep Stanly Beautiful organizes efforts to address ongoing litter issue

Over the years, one issue in particular has plagued many people in Stanly County: the seemingly endless amount of trash and litter that always seems ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, April 5, 2021 2:30 pm

Ashley Oliphant

Pfeiffer professor and her mother pen book uncovering the truth behind the pirate Jean Laffite

Ashley Oliphant, an English professor at Pfeiffer University, has written several books over the years, from shark tooth hunting on the N.C. coast to Ernest ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, April 5, 2021 8:44 am

Antonio Williams

Nehemiah Project, NFL players B.J. Hill, Antonio Williams inspire kids to dream big

It was a homecoming Saturday morning for two Stanly County natives now playing in the NFL, as B.J. Hill and Antonio Williams interacted with children ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Sunday, April 4, 2021 11:45 am

Denise Wall

SPIRIT OF STANLY: Fiberon sees increase in business, need for decking materials

Recyclable materials most people would deem disposable such as shopping bags, shampoo bottles and stretch film packaging are essential ingredients that help form the core ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, April 2, 2021 2:09 pm


Stanfield approves incentive that could bring $4 million investment, 63 jobs to town

Stanfield Town Council approved an economic incentive agreement between the town and an automotive parts manufacturer Thursday night. Thanks to a 10-year, 75 percent business ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, April 2, 2021 10:16 am

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