News: Local

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 03:18 PM

What you should — and should not — do with abandoned animals

There seems to be a direct correlation between the amount of time you spend outside and the number of baby animals you find in distress.


Aug. 04, 2015 @ 03:16 PM

Survey points up county strengths, weaknesses

The Union County Board of Commissioners heard the results of the the first employee survey conducted in 19 years at its Monday meeting.


Aug. 04, 2015 @ 03:13 PM

Children's home closer to reality in Monroe

Children from Hope Children’s Home in Florida helped bring Shepherd’s Place closer to opening last week.


Aug. 04, 2015 @ 03:10 PM

Bill eases rules for protective orders

Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill last week that removes a roadblock for domestic violence victims seeking protection.


Aug. 04, 2015 @ 03:08 PM

Union EMS hits new benchmarks for performance

The Union County Board of Commissioners heard an update on the benchmarks achieved to date by Union EMS under its new service contract.


Aug. 01, 2015 @ 02:18 PM

Wesley Chapel takes over Weddington fire protection

Bright and early Wednesday morning, Wesley Chapel Volunteer Fire Department’s newest substation on Hemby Road went out on its first emergency call.