News: Local

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 03:01 PM

Long term plan increases school population ceiling

The newest Union County Public Schools long-term plan, the Community Construction Equity Plan (CCEP), was reviewed by the facilities committee on Wednesday. The plan has been in the making for a few months and this was the first time it was presented to the school board.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 02:56 PM

Dog pack ravages sheep herd

Three large dogs attacked and mauled 25 of the sheep that 15-year-old Austin Gilliard was raising to help pay his college expenses.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 02:53 PM

Rhea Shetty wins UCPS Spelling Bee

It only took 12 rounds for eighth-grade Cuthbertson Middle School student Rhea Shetty to become the 2015 UCPS Spelling Bee champion.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 02:39 PM

Minnie Crowder named Citizen of Year

Minnie Crowder has been named A Few Good Men’s 2014 Citizen of the Year.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 02:37 PM

Council OKs funds for Winchester Center

Monroe City Council unanimously approved $200,000 in improvements to the Winchester Center.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 02:33 PM

Workshop helps teachers empower students

The way an adult handles a child who is misbehaving can either foster or inhibit that child’s ability to develop self-regulation.