News: Local

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 03:49 PM

Santa brightens day for Wolfe School

Students at the Wolfe School had a special visitor Friday morning.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 03:47 PM

Expanding Medicaid could add jobs, insure more

North Carolina is one of 19 states who opted not to expand Medicaid coverage as part of the Affordable Care Act.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 03:46 PM

Retrial underway in Phylicia Barnes case

A retrial of the man accused of killing Monroe teen Phylicia Barnes in 2010 is underway in Baltimore.


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

Young immigrant dreams of UNC education

Marta Lopez feels 100 percent American.  Lopez, 19 and a sophomore at Wingate University, came to the country from El Salvador when she was six. Though she entered the country illegally, she is currently here legally under temporary protected status (TPS).


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

First Work Ready class graduates

The inaugural class of the Union County Community Shelter and South Piedmont Community College Work Ready Partnership received their certificates Tuesday.


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

Rushing: Pinch sewer service to control growth

The Union County Board of Commissioners has instructed county staff to explore how the county can partner with municipalities to control growth through sewer allocation.