News: Local

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

Highway Patrol ends Operation Stop Arm

The Highway Patrol ended its Operation Stop Arm campaign on Oct. 24. The campaign began Oct. 20 and was focused on promoting traffic safety around North Carolina schools, school buses and school bus stops.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

Safety first on Halloween, police advise

Halloween is the only time of the year when it is acceptable to put on a disguise and go door-to-door begging.  However, amid the costumes, decorations, sugar highs and inevitable sugar crashes, it is important to remain safe.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:28 AM

Rodger Howell has survived more than wreck with semi

He, his horses and dog were largely unharmed last week when his wagons were rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on N.C. Highway 601.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 03:32 PM

Two arrested for shooting into house

Detectives with the Union County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two suspects in connection with shooting into an occupied Indian Trail residence on Oct. 8.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

Banks find 'skimming' devices on ATMs

SunTrust Banks Hit By Skimmers:


1908 Old Charlotte Highway

791 E. Roosevelt Boulevard


3126 Fincher Farm Road


8109 Kensington Drive

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Domestic violence has killed 44 in NC this year

In 2013, 62 North Carolina residents died from domestic violence. Since January, 44 residents have also died.