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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.

Holocaust

Sasser helps introduce bill to teach about Holocaust in schools

There’s a new effort in the state to require students to learn about the Holocaust. N.C. Rep. Wayne Sasser (R-Stanly) is a primary sponsor for ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, March 1, 2021 9:47 am

fentanyl

Sheriff’s Office arrests seven after discovering hundreds of grams of drugs

Over a span of about a week, Stanly County law enforcement made more than half a dozen arrests and seized hundreds of grams of drugs ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, February 26, 2021 1:38 pm

Mandy Melton

Stanly County Schools to provide meal bundles during Spring Break

In preparation for Spring Break (April 2-11), a six-day meal bundle consisting of six breakfasts, six lunches and six pints of milk will be available ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, February 26, 2021 10:38 am

James "LNDN" London

Albemarle native continues to carve out music career as both performer and recording engineer

It had been about five months since James “LNDN” London last recorded a song. The Albemarle native is not sure why he had stopped — ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:18 pm

COVID-19

Stanly County receives 1,500 doses of coronavirus vaccine

After inclement weather forced delays in vaccine distribution last week, the health department received two shipments of first doses this week — the 700 that ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:46 pm

Naloxone

Sasser introduces bill on prescriptions to combat NC opioid overdoses

In an effort to help combat the opioid drug overdoses in the state, N.C. Rep. Wayne Sasser (R-Stanly) introduced a bill last week increasing access ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:40 am

Albemarle

New London, Bethany and two other departments respond to late morning residential fire

The New London Volunteer Fire Department and the Bethany Volunteer Fire Department responded to a residential structure at 11:24 a.m. Monday on Austin Road in ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, February 22, 2021 3:48 pm

Albemarle

Conroy reflects on her time with Albemarle as retirement nears

Colleen Conroy has attended hundreds of Albemarle City Council meetings during her tenure working for the city, but the most recent meeting certainly felt different. ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, February 22, 2021 11:36 am

Stanly Engineered Fastening

Stanley Engineered Fastening changes course, will stay open

After initially planning to permanently close its Stanfield Engineered Fastening facility this year, Stanley Black & Decker reversed its decision, informing Mayor Kevin Barbee last ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, February 22, 2021 11:12 am

Carr Academy

One of Stanly’s earliest educators built school for Black children

While many Stanly County residents have heard of Elbert Edwin “E.E.” Waddell, an educator at the old Kingville High School during the mid-20th century whose ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Saturday, February 20, 2021 2:14 pm

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