News: Local

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

Morgan, Rowell relent on new form of government

According to a letter signed by Marshville’s Mayor Pro Tem Virginia Morgan and Council Member Jim Rowell, the intent to change the town’s form of government has been withdrawn.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Local delegation rated highly effective

A 2013 effectiveness survey of N.C. General Assembly members conducted by the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research had high praise for some Union County legislators.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Goose, shot with arrow, rescued

Volunteers with the nonprofit Carolina Waterfowl Rescue responded to calls from Fayetteville Wednesday evening where a mother goose was found with an arrow through her body.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:30 PM

Clark Goodwin, community leader, dies at 79

Clark Goodwin, 2013 Union County Man of the Year and a long-serving member of the community, died Thursday. He was 79.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 03:54 PM

Horn to deliver national address on Churchill

N.C. State Rep. D. Craig Horn, R-Union County, has been invited to present his special program on “The Language of Leadership, The Wit & Wisdom of Sir Winston S. Churchill” before the National Conference of State Legislators at its 2014 Legislative Summit in Minneapolis this August


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

Alvarez quits commissioners race

Indian Trail Mayor Michael Alvarez is out of the county commissioner race.