News: Local

Oct. 14, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

County 'Sewer Rats' take third in New Orleans

A team of Union County Public Works employees known as the Sewer Rats took third-place at the Operations Challenge competition Collections System event held in New Orleans last week


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Police ask help with solving robbery

Monroe police are looking for information about a robbery and assault on Oct. 10 that happened shortly after 11 p.m. at the Thrifty Shop at 879 E. Sunset Drive in Monroe.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 04:41 PM

Couple gets first county same-sex marriage licence

Kristina and Liz Rodriguez, both 27 and Indian Trail residents, were the first same-sex couple in Union County to receive their marriage license.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 08:18 AM

Hites Report: Cut a million or raise taxes

Interim Monroe City Manager Robert Hites said farewell to Monroe last week and offered the City Council a little tough love.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 02:30 PM

County gets new Extension director

 Kelly Liddington has been named to direct the North Carolina Cooperative Extension program in Union County.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:49 PM

Nominations sought for man, woman of year

Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Union County Man and Woman of the Year. Each year, two Union County residents are selected for the honors, based on nominations by employers, co-workers, associates and friends.