News: Local

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 02:14 PM

On July 1, mopeds require registration, license plates

On July 1, the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles will introduce new statewide requirements for moped operators in accordance with House Bill 1145.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 01:52 PM

County expected to adopt budget Monday

The Union County Board of Commissioners hold a special meeting Monday to adopt the 2015-2016 budget.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

Murderer escapes Brown Creek

The Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement officers are searching for an inmate who escaped early this morning from Brown Creek Minimum Unit.


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

County, fire chiefs wrangle over budget control

Funding volunteer fire departments under new county contracts remains a contentious point between fire chiefs and county officials.


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 04:06 PM

Justin Simpson to head Tirzah Bible Society

The Tirzah Bible Society has elected Justin Simpson, born and raised in Waxhaw, to its Presidency


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 04:01 PM

Complaint prompts county to remove Rebel flags

Though small, several Confederate flags placed at the base of Union County’s Confederate War memorial drew attention following last week’s shooting in Charleston, S.C.