News: Local

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 03:43 PM

County jobless rate ticks up

Union County's unemployment increased slightly following the Christmas holidays to 4.9 percent in January, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 03:30 PM

Matthews man nabbed in county chase

Wednesday morning a domestic violence call in Matthews led to a chase, which ended at Monroe Crossing Mall.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Waxhaw gives its blessing to YMCA

Waxhaw's Board of Commissioners approved a letter of intent for a possible new YMCA during its Tuesday meeting.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Easter Bunny visits Wolfe School

Students at the Wolfe School got a visit from the Easter Bunny Thursday and enough candy-filled eggs to fill their baskets.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 03:10 PM

ClubCorp. buys Firethorne Country Club

The Firethorne Country Club in Marvin was purchased by ClubCorp, a Dallas-based company that owns and operates golf and country clubs across the country.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 02:49 PM

County wrestles with VFD funding issues

There is no baseline level of service for Union County’s volunteer fire departments, which means some communities get more or less fire protection based on where they live.