News: Business

Feb. 14, 2014 @ 11:57 AM

Mail delivery suspended in Monroe ZIP codes

As today’s weather event continues to create challenging travel conditions throughout the area, the United States Postal Service has announced it is suspending mail delivery to the following ZIP Code areas: 280, 281, 282.


Feb. 13, 2014 @ 10:37 AM

Platé eyes Sutton Park for redevelopment

The redevelopment of Sutton Park could be "potentially revolutionary for Monroe," Chris Platé told the Monroe City Council at their meeting last week. 


Feb. 07, 2014 @ 12:15 PM

Economists expect a more ‘normal’ 2014

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow Sunday, thus predicting six more weeks of winter. 


Feb. 07, 2014 @ 12:12 PM

City enacts stricter regulations on pawn shops

A more stringent ordinance dealing with pawn brokers, precious metal dealers and secondary metal recyclers was passed by the Monroe City Council Tuesday night by a 4-3 vote.


Feb. 01, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

Happy New Year: Chinese new year that is

People gathered, clapped and cheered and snapped pictures as they watched the Chinese New Year celebration at Grand Asia Market Friday in Stallings.


Jan. 28, 2014 @ 02:12 PM

Loosened pawn rules may be tightened

The ordinance regulating pawn shops in Monroe was discussed in the public safety committee last week and after a presentation and discussion, the committee voted to return to the originally proposed ordinance, which mirrors the county's ordinance.