News: Business

Jul. 15, 2014 @ 05:40 PM

County rejects rezoning request

The Union County Board of Commissioners denied a request to rezone 43 acres from residential/agricultural use to high-density residential.


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

County OKs incentive for drug maker

The Union County Board of Commissioners approved an economic development grant for an amount not to exceed $340,000 over a 5-year period to what could become the county’s first pharmaceutical company.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

Drug maker eyes industrial park site

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. is considering a location in the Monroe Corporate Center for its first North American manufacturing facility.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Home sales and prices rose during June

CarolinaMLS June sales rose 3.7 percent this year with 3,631 properties sold, compared to 3,502 properties sold in June of the previous year.  Sales are up 13.7 percent compared to last month.


Jun. 07, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Report: Employers move costs to employees

 Results from a new study released today by Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, demonstrate how employers evaluated costs and made health care benefits decisions as the launch of health care reform approached.


May. 29, 2014 @ 04:45 PM

Jobless rate drops to 5.3 percent in county

Union County’s unemployment rate continued its downward trend in April, dropping to 5.3 percent, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce Labor and Economic Analysis Division.