News: Local

Mar. 18, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

Rhett Brown tapped as 10th president of Wingate University

Wingate University didn’t have to go far to find its 10th president. On Wednesday, the University named Rhett Brown, Wingate’s current Vice President for Student Life and Enrollment Services, as its next leader.

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 11:47 AM

Three charged with child abuse

On March 10, Union County Sheriff's Deputies and Union EMS responded to a cardiac arrest of a three-year-old child at 6306 Old Pageland Marshville Road in southern Union County.

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 11:50 AM

Chairs for Charity aims high in sixth year

Eighth-grade art students at Porter Ridge Middle School are putting the finishing touches on their chairs before they go to auction to raise money for charity.

Mar. 14, 2015 @ 11:27 AM

Schools boost shelter with $25,000

Thanks to hundreds of Union County Public Schools staff and students, the efforts to end hunger and homelessness in Union County have gotten a major boost.

Mar. 18, 2015 @ 05:37 PM

DFC Trading Co/ brings 'farm to fork' to Monroe

DFC Farms Trading Co. & Café offers fresh, locally farm-raised food in downtown Monroe.

Mar. 12, 2015 @ 04:10 PM

New technique may repair heart valves

It was a year ago that Ted Coleman found himself struggling during the walk to his car at Surry Community College.