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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 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

Red Cross

Red Cross encourages people to donate blood, convalescent plasma

Even though the coronavirus pandemic dominates the news cycle and has contributed to an influx of patients at hospitals around the country, accidents still happen, ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, January 11, 2021 9:51 am

Central Pike

Albemarle resident writes book about life in rural Tennessee

An Albemarle resident recently published his debut novel about life on a rural farm in the early 20th century. Robert Joe Martin’s book, “Central Pike,” ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, January 11, 2021 9:38 am


Stanly’s active coronavirus cases decrease while hospitalizations remain steady

Stanly County’s number of active coronavirus cases decreased to 825 on Thursday after surpassing 950 cases on Tuesday for the first time in weeks. The ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, January 8, 2021 11:38 am

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