Unemployment in Union County fell to 4.4 percent in Union County in December 2014, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce Labor and Economic Analytics Division.
Students from Central Academy of Technology and Arts and Monroe High School witnessed a part of living history last week when Minnijean Brown-Trickey, a member of the "Little Rock Nine" came and spoke to them.
Union County Community Shelter volunteers and staff, along with Monroe police officers went into the county for the annual Point-in-Time count.
While Union County’s financial future will likely be healthier in the next five years, several factors could pose challenges.
School Board Chairman John Collins announced Tuesday night that he accepted Marce Savage’s resignation, effective Jan. 31.
A new class of North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers has graduated from Basic Patrol School and moved on to their field training.