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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.

Charles Chavis

Stanly native part of group focused on creating truth, racial healing commission

A Stanly County native is part of a new group that’s been working with members of Congress to address divisions and racial inequalities in the ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:11 pm

Amy Blake-Lewis

Blake-Lewis talks challenges of teaching, learning during the pandemic

As someone who’s served in numerous educational capacities for more than 20 years, including as a teacher, principal and university professor, Dr. Amy Blake-Lewis has ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 2:22 pm


Lawn Letter Ladies bring happiness, smiles to people at home

With many businesses struggling to survive in the last year during the coronavirus pandemic, two Oakboro residents took a chance and decided to open their ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 2:15 pm


Locust officer Dietz receives first Chief Steven “Smitty” Smith Officer of the Year award

With a packed crowd Thursday night inside the Joel Honeycutt Community Room, including most of the police force, Chief Jeff Shew handed out the inaugural ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, January 18, 2021 9:26 am

Atrium Health

Recipients take first doses of COVID-19 vaccines

As of Wednesday, 645 people in Stanly County have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, either Pfizer or Moderna. Of that group, 43 ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, January 15, 2021 2:39 pm


Stanly surpasses 5,000 cumulative coronavirus cases

Stanly County achieved a grim milestone this week: it surpassed 5,000 cumulative coronavirus cases since March. An additional 65 new cases were reported on Thursday, ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, January 15, 2021 1:45 pm


Health Department registers people eligible for COVID vaccines as part of Phase 1b

The Stanly County Health Department has begun registering people who are eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine as part of the state’s Phase 1b. Under ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, January 14, 2021 10:01 am

Donald Trump

Local officials express their views regarding Trump, impeachment

On Wednesday afternoon, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump on a charge of “incitement of insurrection” against the U.S. government. ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:02 pm


Albemarle reaches 70 coronavirus deaths as hospitalizations continue to increase

With six additional deaths attributed to the Albemarle zip code over the weekend, the city now has 70 deaths related to COVID-19, according to data ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, January 11, 2021 2:48 pm


Southside, three other departments respond to residential fire

The Southside Volunteer Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire around 11:40 a.m. Saturday. The fire originated in the attic of the house, which ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, January 11, 2021 2:17 pm

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