News: Local

Mar. 28, 2015 @ 11:05 AM

Rabies confirmed in county dog

Health Officials at the Union County Division of Public Health say a dog in the area of Mullis Newsome Road and New Salem Road is confirmed to have rabies.  The dog, a brown/white, female Husky, presented with neurological symptoms consistent with rabies and died the next day.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 09:46 AM

Wesley Chapel sets de-annexation forums

Mayor Brad Horvath of the Village of Wesley Chapel plans to hold two mayoral town halls to help better inform the public about impending de-annexation of 70 properties.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 03:43 PM

County jobless rate ticks up

Union County's unemployment increased slightly following the Christmas holidays to 4.9 percent in January, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 03:30 PM

Matthews man nabbed in county chase

Wednesday morning a domestic violence call in Matthews led to a chase, which ended at Monroe Crossing Mall.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Waxhaw gives its blessing to YMCA

Waxhaw's Board of Commissioners approved a letter of intent for a possible new YMCA during its Tuesday meeting.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Easter Bunny visits Wolfe School

Students at the Wolfe School got a visit from the Easter Bunny Thursday and enough candy-filled eggs to fill their baskets.