News: Local

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 04:37 PM

Child health report shows cause for optimism

The 2014 Child Health Report Card showed decreases in uninsured children, teen pregnancy rates and infant deaths among other things.


Mar. 07, 2015 @ 02:59 PM

Coto: We've come a long way in county

County Manager Cindy Coto delivered a "state of the county" presentation to the Union County Chamber of Commerce Thursday.


Mar. 07, 2015 @ 03:51 PM

Ash Haffner: A victim of words

Ash Haffner entered the world two weeks late and left the world far too soon.


Mar. 07, 2015 @ 02:50 PM

Report: Keep IT deputies and add two more

PERF recommended the town remain in the contract with the Sheriff's Office and add two deputies to the contract in the upcoming budget year. Additionally, it recommends the town increase the number of deputies to 28 within 3 to 5 years.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 04:23 PM

Rasberry appointed to state panel

Mary Ann Rasberry, executive director of Alliance for Children has been named Co-Chair of the NC Pre-K State Advisory Committee. This Committee’s work is essential in discussing and developing thoughtful recommendations for program and policy improvement.  She has been serving on the committee for nearly three years.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 04:18 PM

Council declares homes unfit

Monroe City Council voted on five ordinances declaring a property unfit for human habitation and demolition, two of them were tabled from December.