News: Local

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 02:39 PM

Minnie Crowder named Citizen of Year

Minnie Crowder has been named A Few Good Men’s 2014 Citizen of the Year.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 02:37 PM

Council OKs funds for Winchester Center

Monroe City Council unanimously approved $200,000 in improvements to the Winchester Center.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 02:33 PM

Workshop helps teachers empower students

The way an adult handles a child who is misbehaving can either foster or inhibit that child’s ability to develop self-regulation.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 02:20 PM

Jeff Outen named outstanding CIT officer

Union County Sheriff’s Office Captain Jeff Outen has been selected as the North Carolina Outstanding Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officer of the Year by the North Carolina CIT Conference Planning Committee.


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 09:52 AM

Six Rembrandts donated to Wingate University

Patients of Wingate dentist Lee Bates may not have realized the art hanging on his exam room walls were originals created by a European master artist nearly 400 years ago. Now, those six etchings by Rembrandt will be on display at Wingate University.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 12:13 PM

Sidor applauds Obama education initiative

The plan is based on the Tennessee Promise program, where high school seniors can apply for free tuition at a community college or technical school. The program is a "last dollar" scholarship, which means it covers tuition costs not covered by other grants, scholarships and funds.