News: Local

Nov. 08, 2014 @ 02:48 PM

Attendance at New Town capped

New Town Elementary School will be capped from Dec. 1 until the end of the school year.

Nov. 08, 2014 @ 02:45 PM

Veterans Day observance kicks off Air Show

Veterans Day is Nov. 11, though local veterans began being honored during the Warbirds Over Monroe air show this weekend.

Nov. 06, 2014 @ 04:30 PM

Sgt. Major Phil Pressley is Veterans Day speaker

The program’s key note speaker is Command Sergeant Major Phillip Pressley. CSM Pressley enlisted in the U.S. Navy on Nov. 7, 1983 and served three years on active duty and two years in the Naval Reserves before joining the North Carolina Army National Guard.

Nov. 06, 2014 @ 04:25 PM

Parolee arrested on drug charges

Derrick Dewayne Hailey, 37, of 2123 Center Street, Monroe, was on parole from a murder conviction when he was taken into custody.

Nov. 06, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Turbomeca to close Monroe plant

Turbomeca Manufacturing announced Thursday that it will close its facility in Monroe. The plant will be phased out over the next 12 months, according to a statement from Safran.

Nov. 06, 2014 @ 04:01 PM

Time for barbecue in Unionville

Unionville Barbecue has become one of the largest with more than 7 tons of Boston Butt slow cooked to fall-off-the-bone perfection for $9 a plate.