News: Local

May. 23, 2015 @ 01:57 PM

State investigates mystery illness at Shiloh

Shiloh Elementary is being investigated by the Union County public health department concerning “gastrointestinal illnesses.”

May. 23, 2015 @ 01:54 PM

Students get lesson in diversity

Diversity isn’t just about the color of your skin. This concept was the topic of two daylong programs, one held recently for middle school students, the other for high school students.

May. 23, 2015 @ 01:52 PM

WCVFD submits plan for Weddington takeover

Wesley Chapel Volunteer Fire Department's action plan to provide fire service to Weddington outlines should clarify what, if any, effects the change will have on town residents.

May. 23, 2015 @ 01:49 PM

Sad end to lifelong search

It may have taken 42 years but with the help of a recent internet article, Florida's St. Petersburg Police Department and local law enforcement, Tim Young can finally bring his sister home.

May. 22, 2015 @ 09:25 AM

IT'S OVER: School board withdraws funding lawsuit

The Union County Board of Education voted to withdraw its funding dispute lawsuit against the Union County Board of County Commissioners. The 9-0 vote was held during a closed session meeting on May 22.

May. 21, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

AAA: one million Tar Heels will hit road this weelemd

An estimated 1,029,500 North Carolina and 475,500 South Carolina motorists are expected to celebrate this Memorial Day weekend with a road trip - the highest numbers for both states in 10 years. A strong economy and low gas prices are driving the increase in holiday travel, especially by automobile, according to AAA Carolinas.