News: Local

May. 15, 2015 @ 03:48 PM

Fire insurance rates: How they are determined

Recent changes to Weddington's fire service highlights how complicated fire suppression is and how a few changes can have big impacts.


May. 14, 2015 @ 02:24 PM

Man charged for cursing school bus driver

The Union County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who was videotaped cursing and yelling at a Union County Public School bus driver last Friday as 54-year-old Michael Dwayne Greene of Wingate.


May. 14, 2015 @ 02:14 PM

Sidor gives SPCC grads one last assignment

South Piedmont Community College's class of 2015 received their diplomas and moved their tassels to the left on Thursday.


May. 14, 2015 @ 11:58 AM

School board asks rehearing of appeal

The Union County Board of Education filed a request for a rehearing with the North Carolina Court of Appeals earlier this week.


May. 09, 2015 @ 01:35 PM

CHS expands virtual visits

Carolinas HealthCare System is now making convenient, 24/7 medical care available to almost everyone in North Carolina. The System has expanded eligibility for its Virtual Visit service, and patients no longer need to have a Carolinas HealthCare System provider to take advantage of it.


May. 12, 2015 @ 10:52 AM

Weddington vote sends ripples through county government

Changes to Weddington's fire service became official this week and continued to make political waves  all through western Union County.