News: Local

Aug. 09, 2014 @ 12:57 PM

County halts EMS contract talks

Union County has halted contract negotiations with Carolinas Healthcare Systems that a proposed “dynamic deployment” model.


Aug. 09, 2014 @ 12:52 PM

Wingate honor for police car design

The Wingate Police Department was recently announced as the first place winner in its category for the 2014 Hendon Media Group's Law and Order magazine Police Vehicle Design Contest.


Aug. 09, 2014 @ 12:50 PM

Meeting set for bypass property owners

Raleigh-based N.C. Eminent Domain Law Firm holds the first of several free seminars Thursday for property owners within the Monroe Bypass right of way.


Aug. 02, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

Belk donates 500 uniforms to county students

On Friday, Belk donated thousands of new school uniforms to students in need in the region, it is the fourth year the department store ha s done so in conjunction with United Way of Central Carolinas.


Aug. 02, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

Rezoning is on Commissioner's agenda

The Union County Board of Commissioners meet Monday a public hearing on a rezoning request for residential development and an proposed land use amendment for the purposes of federal and state road construction.


Aug. 02, 2014 @ 04:26 PM

EMS eyes 'dynamic' deployment of ambulances

Concerned residents turned out for a series of meetings last week about proposed changes to Union EMS service.