News: Local

Jul. 19, 2014 @ 04:05 PM

Marshville hosts talent competition

Auditions for Marshville’s Boll Weevils Got Talent will start July 24 from 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. at the Marshville Community Center.


Jul. 19, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

Southern States plans bigger store in Monroe

A new Monroe Southern States store, four times the size of the current location, will hold its grand opening August 29th. Located at 1620 East Roosevelt Boulevard in a former BI-LO grocery store, the building has been undergoing extensive renovation since early March.


Jul. 19, 2014 @ 04:01 PM

County native to receive FAA award

Max Burnette of Rockvale, Tenn., will be recognized as the 2014 National Aviation Maintenance Technician of the Year. The award will be presented at the Experimental Aircraft Association Show in Oshkosh, Wisc., at the end of July.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Same sex couple records marriage with Register of Deeds

With the help of the Campaign for Southern Equality, a local same-sex couple was able to get their marriage on record despite same-sex marriage being illegal in North Carolina.


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 03:28 PM

Parents argue for redistricting injunction

Citizens for Adequate Public Schools (CAPS) and the Union County Board of Education met again in the courtroom Wednesday for a preliminary injunction hearing.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 05:18 PM

Boll Weevil's got talent auditions set

Auditions for Marshville's Boll Weevils Got Talent will start July 24 from 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. at the Marshville Community Center.