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
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.
Kristina and Liz Rodriguez, both 27 and Indian Trail residents, were the first same-sex couple in Union County to receive their marriage license.
Interim Monroe City Manager Robert Hites said farewell to Monroe last week and offered the City Council a little tough love.
Kelly Liddington has been named to direct the North Carolina Cooperative Extension program in Union County.
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.