Congressman Richard Hudson, R-8, visited Union Academy on Wednesday to tour the facility and talk to students, faculty and staff.
The Union County Board of Education will choose between two candidates to fill the vacant District 1 seat.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people from ages 10 until 24 and gay, lesbian or bisexual youths are four times more likely to commit suicide than their heterosexual counterparts, while questioning youth are three times more likely, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control.
A Union County student Kenneth Austin took first place in the shotgun competition and Piedmont Middle School Blue Team took third place overall in the District 6th regional competition in the 2014 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament.
There was a noticeably empty seat at Tuesday night’s Union County Board of Education meeting. It was the first meeting held since the death of John Crowder, the former District 1 board member.
Superior Court Judge Tanya Wallace denied the request for a temporary restraining order against redistricting Monday afternoon. A hearing for a motion for an expedited discovery order is set for Friday.