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Chris Miller, Author at The Stanly News & Press - Page 2 of 140

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.

9/11

Stanly educators share how 9/11 has been taught in schools

On what appeared to be just an ordinary Tuesday 20 years ago, Ashley Carter was watching “Good Morning America” in her living room while studying ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, September 10, 2021 8:29 am

Atrium Health Stanly

Jenkins appeals to sense of patriotism in rallying public to unite against COVID-19

During a COVID-19 presentation before the Stanly County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night, Stanly County Health Director David Jenkins appealed to residents’ sense of patriotism ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 3:22 pm

COVID-19

Stanly commissioners once again reject proposed mask mandate for county employees

For the second time in as many months, a mask policy for county employees was introduced during the Stanly County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 11:53 am

COVID-19

School board extends mask requirement despite anger from parents

The Stanly County School Board Tuesday night, during an emotional meeting at Central Elementary’s auditorium, voted to extend the mask requirement passed last month, despite ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 10:03 am

Bridge to Recovery

Bridge to Recovery community comes together to remember those lost to addiction

Jim Allred has always likened Bridge to Recovery, a faith-based addiction resource center, to a lighthouse — it has helped save many people stuck at ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 10:40 am

Stanfield

Stanfield denies request to approve ‘brunch bill’ ordinance

After conducting a public hearing to consider the issue, the Stanfield Town Council voted to not pass an ordinance that would have allowed alcohol sales ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Monday, September 6, 2021 10:53 am

Stanly County Schools

For first week, SCS reports COVID cases in almost every school, close to 500 quarantined

Stanly County Schools has released the first COVID-19 data of the new school year showing that for the week of Aug. 22-28, almost 500 students and ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Friday, September 3, 2021 2:39 pm

Gray Stone Day School

State reports majority of Stanly County students failed exams

In a year of toggling back-and-forth between in-person and remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of Stanly County Schools students failed state ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, September 2, 2021 5:19 pm

NC STEM School of Distinction

Oakboro Choice recognized by State Board of Education as NC STEM School of Distinction

Oakboro Choice STEM School was recognized by the NC State Board of Education Thursday morning as an official NC STEM School of Distinction. It was ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Thursday, September 2, 2021 11:44 am

Albemarle Pediatrics

Stanly sees small increase in vaccinations

Stanly County has seen a small uptick in the number of people that have gotten vaccinated over the past week, according to health department data. ... Read more

by Chris Miller, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 2:15 pm

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