News: Local

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Two held in rash of burglaries

Two people have been arrested in connection with recent residential and business break-ins in Union County.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 04:56 PM

Opal Faulk celebrates 100th

Opal Faul was honored at four parties celebrating her 100th birthday.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 04:54 PM

Budget passes, teachers get raises

After about a month of negotiating, the House and Senate have reached a state budget agreement.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

Lawmakers weigh ban on teen use of tanning beds

A ban on teens 18 and younger using tanning beds will be decided this week in the N.C. General Assembly.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Police: Community building efforts kick off

National Night Out is on Aug. 5 and though activities are planned throughout the county on that day, Monroe and Waxhaw both have activities scheduled prior to the annual event.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

State ranks 34th in child wellness

A new study from the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranked North Carolina children 34th in the nation for overall well-being, based on 16 measures of well-being.