News: Local

Jun. 13, 2015 @ 01:43 PM

Class of 2015 graduates 3,000

About 3,000 graduates across the county moved their tassels from the right side of their mortarboard to the left, before tossing their caps into the air last week.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 01:00 PM

PVFD lawsuit expanded to include Wesley Chapel VFD, mayor

There were two developments in Weddington's controversial move to terminate its fire service agreement with Providence Volunteer Fire Department and contract with Wesley Chapel Volunteer Fire Department.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 08:34 AM

Couple faces meth, cocaine charges

A joint investigation between the Union County Sheriff's Office and the Monroe Police Department has culminated with the arrest of a Monroe couple.


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 02:47 PM

Local delegation boosts override on gay marriage bill

The North Carolina House of Representatives voted Thursday to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of Senate Bill 2, a piece of legislation that allows magistrates and clerks of court with a sincere religious belief to recuse themselves from performing marriages.


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 02:45 PM

Transportation priorities include Bypass, Old Charlotte improvements

The Monroe Bypass and widening of Old Charlotte Highway are among projects included in the capital projects list released by the N.C. Department of Transportation this week.


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 02:08 PM

Deputy shoots, wounds man with knife

A domestic disturbance at 2111 Porter Drive in Waxhaw ended with a deputy shooting a man with a knife Wednesday night.