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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.

Graceful Girls

North Stanly student works to help others after capturing latest title in South Carolina

Brianna Watson is a 13-year-old seventh grader at North Stanly Middle School. But unlike most teenagers, she’s also an experienced beauty queen participant who received ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, April 16, 2021 1:53 pm

coronavirus

Health Department receives more than 2,300 Pfizer doses

For the first time, the allotment of vaccine doses that arrived in Stanly County this week came exclusively from Pfizer. The county health department received ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, April 16, 2021 9:10 am

active

91-year-old gardener says ‘being active’ is key to long life

Peggy Burris of Albemarle is a great example of the old adage that age is just a number. Even at 91, Burris leads an active ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, April 15, 2021 10:21 am

Butterfly House Children’s Advocacy Center

Butterfly House spreads child abuse prevention awareness with Butterflies In The Park

With April being National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Butterfly House Children’s Advocacy Center had to get creative with how to spread awareness. Due to the ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:40 am

Gray Stone Day School

Students return to Gray Stone as school switches to Plan B

For the first time in more than a year, students at Gray Stone Day School are now back on campus for in-person learning. The first ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:37 pm

Board of Education

Stanly County Schools discusses moving to Plan A for middle schools during testing

The Stanly County Board of Education Tuesday night passed a motion giving Superintendent Jarrod Dennis the go-ahead to apply for Plan A for sixth through ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:10 pm

County Manager Andy Lucas

SCS had lower teacher turnover than other districts, data shows

While the percentage of teachers who’ve resigned or retired across the state during the last school year increased by about half a percentage point compared ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:27 am

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

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