News: Local

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

Emergency personnel warn about flash flood dangers

Summer weather has turned rainy, causing flash floods that can be a danger to motorists.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 05:26 PM

Man arrested with marijuana

Craig Lawrence Ashton, 33, of the address, was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana in connection with the incident.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

Staet eyes cap on sales tax

A bill working its way through the General Assembly could place a cap on sales tax in the state and give counties more options with sales tax revenue.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 05:24 PM

Judge rejects redistricting injunction

Superior Court Judge Lucy Inman denied the motion for a preliminary injunction against the redistricting plan Wednesday.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

Monroe gets Main Street designation

The N.C. Department of Commerce, Office of Urban Development has announced that 20 North Carolina communities have achieved accreditation from the National Main Street Center for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street® programs, which have demonstrated exemplary commitment to historic preservation and community revitalization through the Main Street Four Point Approach.