News: Local

Jun. 27, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

Murderer escapes Brown Creek

The Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement officers are searching for an inmate who escaped early this morning from Brown Creek Minimum Unit.


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

County, fire chiefs wrangle over budget control

Funding volunteer fire departments under new county contracts remains a contentious point between fire chiefs and county officials.


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 04:06 PM

Justin Simpson to head Tirzah Bible Society

The Tirzah Bible Society has elected Justin Simpson, born and raised in Waxhaw, to its Presidency


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 04:01 PM

Complaint prompts county to remove Rebel flags

Though small, several Confederate flags placed at the base of Union County’s Confederate War memorial drew attention following last week’s shooting in Charleston, S.C.


Jun. 20, 2015 @ 12:36 PM

Panel examines how to fund VFDs

The community stakeholders group on sustainable fire service funding held its second meeting last week.


Jun. 20, 2015 @ 12:30 PM

Cooper: Robocalls can now be blocked

North Carolina consumers will soon have access to technology that can block annoying robocalls, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced today.