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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.

Locust

Locust partners with Retail Strategies to attract new business

Locust has partnered with Retail Strategies, an Alabama-based marketing retail firm that works with towns across the country, to help attract new businesses. The firm ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, April 12, 2021 2:26 pm

arrest

Sheriff’s Office arrests man after finding roughly 10 grams of drugs

The Stanly County Sheriff Office’s Narcotics Division and S.W.A.T. team arrested Dewarren Torress Mcauley Jr. in New London Friday after finding close to 10 grams ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, April 12, 2021 11:02 am

author

Author, Pfeiffer professor discusses N.C.’s connection with pirate Jean Laffite

It was quite the colorful presentation Saturday at the Albemarle Neighborhood Theatre as Pfeiffer University English professor Dr. Ashley Oliphant and her mother Beth Yarbrough ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:00 am

News

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

COVID-19

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

COVID-19

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

Albemarle

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┬áBell 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

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