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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.

BREAKING NEWS

Woman who struck logging truck charged with DWI

The woman who struck a stopped logging truck Wednesday afternoon has been charged with a DWI, according to the state highway patrol. In addition to ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:40 pm

News

Three individuals arrested in theft of ATVs, trailers

After detectives with the sheriff office’s Criminal Investigation Division began receiving reports of numerous ATV thefts throughout the county last month, law enforcement recently arrested three ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:08 pm

accident

Mother, child flown to Charlotte after car rear-ends logging truck

A woman and one of her children were airlifted to a Charlotte hospital Wednesday after she drove her car into a stopped logging truck, First ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, January 21, 2021 10:41 am

coronavirus

Stanly surpasses 100 coronavirus-related deaths as demand increases for vaccines

After roughly 10 months of dealing with the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic, Stanly County over the past few days surpassed 100 people who have ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 4:38 pm

coronavirus

Restaurant flagged for violating mask requirements by state health department

After receiving multiple complaints alleging that Harmanco’s restaurant was not adhering to proper COVID-19 mask requirements set by Gov. Roy Cooper, the state Department of ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:01 pm

Charles Chavis

Stanly native part of group focused on creating truth, racial healing commission

A Stanly County native is part of a new group that’s been working with members of Congress to address divisions and racial inequalities in the ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:11 pm

Amy Blake-Lewis

Blake-Lewis talks challenges of teaching, learning during the pandemic

As someone who’s served in numerous educational capacities for more than 20 years, including as a teacher, principal and university professor, Dr. Amy Blake-Lewis has ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 2:22 pm

News

Lawn Letter Ladies bring happiness, smiles to people at home

With many businesses struggling to survive in the last year during the coronavirus pandemic, two Oakboro residents took a chance and decided to open their ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 2:15 pm

News

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

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