News: Business

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 10:42 AM

Scott Safety expansion will create 67 jobs

Scott Technologies, Inc. plans to invest $28.7 million in Monroe over the next five years, creating 67 new jobs at the location.


Feb. 21, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

Assisted living facility to open soon

Penni Keyes looks forward to soon opening The Haven at Wingate, a new Haven Family Care Home facility


Feb. 14, 2015 @ 03:55 PM

Home sales up 8.8 percent over January 2014

CarolinaMLS January home sales increased 8.8 percent this year with 2,359 properties sold, compared to 2,169 properties sold in January 2014.  Sales are down 22.7 percent compared to December 2014.


Feb. 14, 2015 @ 03:53 PM

Blessings reopens in new location

Not long after closing their doors at Blessings Cafe on Franklin Street in Monroe, owners Rick and Lynn Blessing moved a street over to open Blessings Deli at 107A Jefferson Street.


Feb. 07, 2015 @ 03:14 PM

Top cop wins a top crop award

Gilliard Brothers — including Monroe Police Chief Bryan Gilliard — were honored along with A.L.Baucom Family Farms and Cox Brothers Farms for their productivity.


Feb. 07, 2015 @ 03:02 PM

Jobless rate down to 4.4 percent

Unemployment in Union County fell to 4.4 percent in Union County in December 2014, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce Labor and Economic Analytics Division.