News: Local

May. 21, 2015 @ 10:10 AM

Legislature honors retiring Wingate president

Members of the North Carolina House and Senate paid tribute this week to Dr. Jerry McGee, the state’s longest-serving college president. McGee will retire next week after 23 years at Wingate University.

May. 19, 2015 @ 10:54 AM

Cauthen, Davis chosen top EOPs for 2015

The Union County Association of Educational Office Professionals has chosen Dr. Lori Cauthen and Katie Davis as this year’s Union County Educational Office Professionals of the Year.

May. 16, 2015 @ 12:49 PM

Woman dies in Friday wreck

A woman died Friday morning during a wreck near the intersection of Ridge Road and Baucom Deese Road.

May. 16, 2015 @ 12:45 PM

NCDOT to raise I-485 limit to 70mph

As completion of the final segment of the I-485 Outer Loop nears, N.C. Department of Transportation officials will begin implementing a 70 mph speed limit for the entirety of the 67-mile outer belt.

May. 16, 2015 @ 12:43 PM

Cuthbertson SAVE is national chapter of year

Cuthbertson High School's Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) club was named national chapter of the year.

May. 16, 2015 @ 12:42 PM

Early College graduates its largest class

“Graduates move your tassels to the right side. Faculty, friends, family, honored guests, it’s my pleasure to present to you the Union County Early College graduating class of 2015. Let the celebration begin.”