News: Local

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:36 PM

UCPS broadens service animal policy

Union County Public Schools presented new administrative guidelines with regard to service animals on campus. The guidelines were presented to the school board policy committee, though they do not approve administrative guidelines.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:34 PM

One dead, two hurt in U.S. 74 wreck

A woman died Wednesday evening and two men were taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Main in Charlotte after a three-vehicle wreck on Highway 74.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:32 PM

Commissioners OK capital budget for schools

Weeks after adoption of the county budget, Union County commissioners approved the Union County Public Schools capital projects priorities Monday.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:31 PM

Council turns down teen center plan

The Monroe City Council voted Tuesday night not to move into the design phase for teen center in the Winchester area. Instead, they voted to use the budgeted $200,000 for improvements needed in the existing buildings in the neighborhood.


Aug. 16, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

Report: DSS makes great strides

Union County Department of Human Services made big improvements according to its 2014 annual report released earlier this week.


Aug. 15, 2014 @ 10:58 AM

Harris Teeter to expand distribution center

 Gov. Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Harris Teeter, LLC will expand the perishable facility of its existing Indian Trail Distribution Center in Union County.