May. 28, 2015 @ 01:43 PM

Life expectancy in county is 79.5 years

According to a new study from NC Child, a baby born in Union County today would live 2.2 fewer years than a baby born in the North Carolina county with the highest life expectancy.

May. 28, 2015 @ 01:42 PM

Work on bypass resumes

Construction will resume construction on the Monroe Bypass in eastern Union County, despite legal action to block it.

May. 27, 2015 @ 03:59 PM

Police ask community help in murder case

The Monroe Police Department is seeking the help of the community in the investigation of the May 2 murder of 28-year-old Steven Clifton Smith.

May. 27, 2015 @ 03:56 PM

Music on Main features tribute band

Fourth Creek Band will perform May 28.

May. 26, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

Veterans: It's not about pools, barbecue

Crowds gathered in events throughout Union County on Monday to remember those who have sacrificed their lives in military service in the United States.

May. 26, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

East Elementary assistant honored for work

Eileen Addy-O’Rourke, a 17-year veteran teacher assistant at East Elementary, has been chosen as the 2015 Teacher Assistant of the Year by the Union County Chapter of the North Carolina Association of Teacher Assistants (UCNCATA).