Dec. 13, 2014 @ 03:11 PM

Shelter shutters gas chamber

As of Tuesday, the Union County Animal Shelter switched to euthanasia by injection (EBI) for the routine euthanasia of dogs and cats, Sheriff Eddie Cathey said.

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 03:05 PM

Employee complaints spark council split

Indian Trail Town Councilman David Cohn is still angry about what happened in last week's closed session meeting.

Dec. 15, 2014 @ 06:12 PM

Hearing set on Bypass construction

The N.C. Division of Water Quality holds a public hearing Jan. 9 about the N.C. Department of Transportation application for a permit to build the Monroe Bypass.

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 03:13 PM

Employee complaints spark council split

Cook's letter echoed other comments made by other Indian Trail employees, he said. Three former town employees wrote emails to the council supporting Cook and asking the council to investigate treatment of town staff.

But in closed session, Cohn said a pre-written apology letter was presented for the council to adopt. It was read aloud but not discussed much.

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 02:17 PM

Former IT employees weigh in on allegations

Three former Indian Trail employees wrote emails to the council supporting statements made by retired tax collector Janice Cook. The following are their emails in entirety.

Dec. 09, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

State limits euthanasia by gas chamber

Use of carbon monoxide to euthanize dogs and cats will be limited in North Carolina starting in early 2015.