News: Local

Jun. 16, 2015 @ 02:34 PM

County wrestles with budget pressures

The Union County Board of Commissioners heard a presentation on the county manager's recommended 2015-2016 funding for Union County Public Schools during its Monday meeting.


Jun. 17, 2015 @ 08:32 AM

ATI expands, spends $70 million, adds 70 jobs

ATI Specialty Materials announced Tuesday they are expanding their Monroe facility and building a new manufacturing facility next to its current Monroe site.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 01:43 PM

Class of 2015 graduates 3,000

About 3,000 graduates across the county moved their tassels from the right side of their mortarboard to the left, before tossing their caps into the air last week.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 01:00 PM

PVFD lawsuit expanded to include Wesley Chapel VFD, mayor

There were two developments in Weddington's controversial move to terminate its fire service agreement with Providence Volunteer Fire Department and contract with Wesley Chapel Volunteer Fire Department.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 08:34 AM

Couple faces meth, cocaine charges

A joint investigation between the Union County Sheriff's Office and the Monroe Police Department has culminated with the arrest of a Monroe couple.


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 02:47 PM

Local delegation boosts override on gay marriage bill

The North Carolina House of Representatives voted Thursday to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of Senate Bill 2, a piece of legislation that allows magistrates and clerks of court with a sincere religious belief to recuse themselves from performing marriages.