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.
North Carolina is among the top 10 states with the highest percentage of food insecurity or hunger.
The State Board of Education voted unanimously last week to move to a 10-point grading scale for high school students, starting with the fall freshman class.
The 2014-15 Union County Public Schools Principal of the Year is Kevin Plue, principal at Forest Hills High School, and the Assistant Principal of the Year is Dr. Brian Patience from Porter Ridge Middle School.
Firefighters will once again challenge themselves and other firefighters in front of Monroe Crossing Mall for the annual Union County Firefighters Competition Saturday.
When he was in Kindergarten, Betty White knew her son Gentry was destined for success.