News: Local

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 03:39 PM

Rodger Howell has survived more that wreck with semil

He, his horses and dog were largely unharmed last week when his wagons were rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on N.C. Highway 601.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 03:32 PM

Two arrested for shooting into house

Detectives with the Union County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two suspects in connection with shooting into an occupied Indian Trail residence on Oct. 8.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

Banks find 'skimming' devices on ATMs

SunTrust Banks Hit By Skimmers:


1908 Old Charlotte Highway

791 E. Roosevelt Boulevard


3126 Fincher Farm Road


8109 Kensington Drive

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Domestic violence has killed 44 in NC this year

In 2013, 62 North Carolina residents died from domestic violence. Since January, 44 residents have also died.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Commissioners want to repeal law they backed

The Union County Board of Commissioners wants the state legislature to repeal a law that prevents the school board from suing the county over funding levels.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

Teacher challenges Brody in House 55th

Kim Hargett differs widely from incumbent Mark Brody