Oct. 23, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

Growth, achievement focus of school board candidates

Growth management and student achievement were hot topics at “The Future of Union County — Night of Debates” On Tuesday night, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, The Home News and Wingate University TV.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:28 AM

Rodger Howell has survived more than wreck with semi

He, his horses and dog were largely unharmed last week when his wagons were rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on N.C. Highway 601.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 03:32 PM

Two arrested for shooting into house

Detectives with the Union County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two suspects in connection with shooting into an occupied Indian Trail residence on Oct. 8.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Domestic violence has killed 44 in NC this year

In 2013, 62 North Carolina residents died from domestic violence. Since January, 44 residents have also died.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Commissioners want to repeal law they backed

The Union County Board of Commissioners wants the state legislature to repeal a law that prevents the school board from suing the county over funding levels.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

Teacher challenges Brody in House 55th

Kim Hargett differs widely from incumbent Mark Brody