News: Local

Feb. 05, 2015 @ 03:18 PM

Homeless population pegged at 160

Union County Community Shelter volunteers and staff, along with Monroe police officers went into the county for the annual Point-in-Time count.


Feb. 05, 2015 @ 03:17 PM

Fiscal challenges loom for county

While Union County’s financial future will likely be healthier in the next five years, several factors could pose challenges.


Feb. 05, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Resignation ends Savage's term on school board

School Board Chairman John Collins announced Tuesday night that he accepted Marce Savage’s resignation, effective Jan. 31.


Feb. 05, 2015 @ 03:13 PM

Highway Patrol graduates class of troopers

A new class of North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers has graduated from Basic Patrol School and moved on to their field training.


Feb. 05, 2015 @ 03:11 PM

Indian Trail, Waxhaw top list of best family places

Waxhaw is the top North Carolina town for young families according to the website Nerd Wallet.


Feb. 03, 2015 @ 04:04 PM

Lawsuit moratorium repeal sought

Last year a local bill passed the General Assembly imposing a two-year moratorium on funding lawsuits between the Union County Board of Education and the Union County Board of County Commissioners. The law set certain funding levels for the two years.