News: Local

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 02:14 PM

Day of Caring draws 1,200 volunteers

Hundreds of volunteers gathered early Friday to make a difference for county residents during the 22nd annual United Way of Central Carolinas Day of Caring.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 02:11 PM

Steamy day makes ice bucket a relief

Friday, about 90 Vanguard Pai Lung employees in Monroe took the ALS challenge to raise more than $10,000 for charity.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

Second person dies as result of Wednesday wreck

Paul Randall Dye, the driver of Volvo station wagon involved in a three-vehicle wreck Wednesday, died Friday.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:36 PM

UCPS broadens service animal policy

Union County Public Schools presented new administrative guidelines with regard to service animals on campus. The guidelines were presented to the school board policy committee, though they do not approve administrative guidelines.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:34 PM

One dead, two hurt in U.S. 74 wreck

A woman died Wednesday evening and two men were taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Main in Charlotte after a three-vehicle wreck on Highway 74.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:32 PM

Commissioners OK capital budget for schools

Weeks after adoption of the county budget, Union County commissioners approved the Union County Public Schools capital projects priorities Monday.