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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.

K-9 program

Locust Police welcomes its newest officer, a K-9 named Rico

A new four-legged police officer officially joined the Locust Police Department last week following a contest in which students at Locust Elementary got to choose ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 5:03 pm

COVID-19

New quarantines fell below 200 last week for the first time this school year

Stanly County Schools reported 154 students and staff were quarantined for the week of Oct. 17-23, according to updated data from the district’s COVID-19 online ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 3:17 pm

Stanly County Airport

Airport utilizes new technology to beef up its security

The Stanly County Airport beefed up its security in recent months as perimeter protection technology was installed in the form of a single spinning sensor ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, October 25, 2021 10:55 am

BREAKING NEWS

Stanly County Schools to make masks optional beginning Monday

During a special called school board meeting Thursday afternoon, members unanimously voted to make masks optional for students and staff beginning Monday due to the ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, October 21, 2021 3:49 pm

Oakboro

“Once in a generation”: Oakboro community mourns the passing of local icon Ted Lilly

Every day like clockwork, Theodore “Ted” Roosevelt Lilly Jr. walked the streets of Oakboro, visiting businesses and talking to as many people as he could. ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 5:53 pm

News

Albemarle denies annexation request for property off of City Lake Drive

The Albemarle City Council on Monday night voted against annexing roughly 85 acres on City Lake Drive after hearing flood-related concerns from several members of ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 2:16 pm

Oakboro

Oakboro’s ambassador, friend to many Ted Lilly dies

Whether a longtime resident or just someone who stopped for a bite to eat at Wayside or to take in the Fourth of July parade, ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 11:58 am

Albemarle Fire Department

Benefit ride scheduled to support Albemarle Fire Department

A benefit ride organized by Chapter 24 of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club will happen  Saturday at the Stanly County Fairgrounds to show support and ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 2:59 pm

Albemarle

Council approves cluster subdivision off Northeast Connector

The Albemarle City Council on Monday night approved a major cluster subdivision located northwest of the intersection of Northeast Connector and Badin Road. The subdivision, ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 2:09 pm

Morrow Mountain

Stanly County tourism numbers declined considerably for 2020 due to pandemic

While the coronavirus pandemic has impacted Stanly County in many ways over the past year and a half, one of the biggest, at least from ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, October 18, 2021 3:24 pm

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