News: Local

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:49 PM

Nominations sought for man, woman of year

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.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:46 PM

North Carolina ranked among hungriest states

North Carolina is among the top 10 states with the highest percentage of food insecurity or hunger.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:44 PM

State switches student grading standard

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.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:41 PM

Plue named principal of year

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.


Oct. 02, 2014 @ 02:29 PM

Firefighter competition set Saturday

Firefighters will once again challenge themselves and other firefighters in front of Monroe Crossing Mall for the annual Union County Firefighters Competition Saturday.


Oct. 02, 2014 @ 01:48 PM

Monroe native boosts mobile service in ad

When he was in Kindergarten, Betty White knew her son Gentry was destined for success.