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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.

Stanly County Historical Society

Bomb sculpture implemented to raise awareness about historic demolition of old Swift Island Bridge

If people have been in downtown Albemarle recently, there’s a good chance they’ve seen a rather large, colorful structure located right outside the Stanly County ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, July 23, 2021 3:43 pm

COVID-19

Stanly County sees spike in COVID over last two weeks

As the highly contagious Delta variant accounts for 83 percent of new national cases, areas across the country are seeing increases in new cases and ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, July 23, 2021 9:34 am

News

Moped driver dies after collision along Wiscassett Street

An Albemarle man died after a vehicle hit him while he was on his moped last Thursday. Albemarle resident Kassidy Mansfield, 35, was driving east ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, July 22, 2021 10:15 am

Central Elementary School

Melissa Smith leaves Central for a new position aimed at helping students across the county

There is arguably no bigger personality in Stanly County — let alone the school system — than Central Elementary principal Melissa Smith. Sources say her ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:28 am

Albemarle Fire Department

Albemarle city officials present update on firefighters stricken with COVID

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak within the Albemarle Fire Department, all fire personnel, except for battalion chiefs, are currently on a critical care ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 2:32 pm

COVID-19

With new cases and hospitalizations on the rise, people encouraged to get vaccinated

As the highly contagious Delta variant continues to spread (it currently accounts for 83 percent of new cases), areas all across the country are seeing ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 5:04 pm

bread

“This is the gospel in action”: South Albemarle churches work to feed the community

Typically each year, the South Albemarle Ministerial Alliance, also known as SAMA, meets at various churches for fellowship services during Holy Week and New Year’s. ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 10:48 am

Albemarle Fire Department

Albemarle confirms Covid outbreak within fire department

The City of Albemarle Fire Department is in the midst of a COVID-19 outbreak, city officials, including City Manager Michael Ferris and Fire Chief T. ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, July 19, 2021 4:14 pm

Albemarle

Albemarle council approves bid for reconstruction, renovation of damaged Amhurst Garden units

Albemarle City Council has approved DWA, Inc. to help reconstruct and renovate four units in Amhurst Gardens that sustained substantial damage from a fire last ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, July 19, 2021 2:01 pm

food

Produce boxes available to active Senior Center members this week at nutrition sites

Stanly County seniors who are active at the Senior Center have the chance to receive fresh produce Tuesday and Wednesday thanks to a local partnership ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, July 19, 2021 11:47 am

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