News: Local

Jul. 21, 2015 @ 04:22 PM

City, county extend economic pact

The Union County Board of Commissioners approved an extension of its interlocal agreement with Monroe for economic development.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 04:14 PM

Marshville man arrested for July 11 murder

Monroe police have arrested Jadis Deon’tae Cole, 18, of 4421 Canal Road, Marshville in connection with the July 11 murder of Carroll Willis Griffin of Monroe.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 04:12 PM

County won't fund schools' emerging needs

The Union County Board of Commissioners voted down a $1.9 million request by Union County Public Schools Monday.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 04:10 PM

County declares old courthouse a museum

The Union County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution designating the old courthouse as a history museum.


Jul. 18, 2015 @ 11:51 AM

PVFD foes face off for mayor's seat

The political fight between Providence Volunteer Fire Department and the Weddington Town Council will play out in court later this month, but will not truly be over until this fall's municipal elections.


Jul. 18, 2015 @ 11:41 AM

Crisis Assistance makes pitch for surplus city vehicle

In early June, Monroe City Council voted 4-3 to donate four surplus police vehicles to the Johnson C. Smith University police force.